Virginia-class Submarine (SSN0
- We now have a fourth for Texas. Cornyn, John // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);9/20/2006, Vol. 134 Issue 38, p6
The author reports the commissioning of USS Texas and views the warship as the world's most sophisticated and powerful nuclear submarine. Citizens had come in thousands to witness the event at Galveston. This is the fourth one from Texas, the other three were battleships that served during the...
- Subs in the Littoral: Diesels Just Blowing Smoke? Johnson, Sam; Gabbert, Bob // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2007, Vol. 133 Issue 8, p79
The article offers the author's comments on an article by Joe Buff published in the June 2007 issue of the journal "U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings." He criticizes Buff for ignoring potential capabilities of non-nuclear submarines, political risk and liabilities associated with nuclear vessels...
- Ohio-class Guided-Missile Submarine (SSGN). // Sea Power;Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p16
Focuses on the four Ohio-class nuclear-powered guided-missile submarines converted from ballistic-missile submarines equipped with state-of-the-art communications center for the U.S. Navy. Cost of the procurement; Contractors of the program; Initial deployment of the submarine.
- The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). // Sea Power;Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) acquisition program of the U.S. Navy. Compliance with the demanding timelines for the acquisition; Designs for the LCS; Problems in the LCS program.
- CVN New Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier. // Sea Power;Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p14
Focuses on the CVN 2 Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier program for the U.S. Navy. Design of the aircraft carrier; Reduction in the size of the ship; Unit procurement cost.
- FITTING submarines into the Fleet. Holland Jr., William J. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2008, Vol. 134 Issue 6, p32
The article focuses on submarines as part of the fleet of the U.S. Navy. Fleet is considered to be the number of warships under a definite area of operation and under one command. It analyzes the reasons for the difficulty faced in operating submarines as an arm of the fleet. It states that...
- The New Weapons System. // Time;3/3/1958, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p16
The article focuses on a new weapons system of the U.S. Navy. It says that the idea combines two new Navy weapons, namely the deep-swimming nuclear submarine and Polaris, a shipboard-type ballistic missile. It says that such a mating would enable the far-ranging nuclear submarines to launch...
- Creation Of A Nuclear Navy: LET US BE READY. Holifield, Chet // Vital Speeches of the Day;2/15/66, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p261
Presents the text of a speech given by U.S. Representative and Chairman of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy Chet Holifield on January 17, 1966, which deals with the subject of nuclear capabilities of warships and submarines of the U.S. Navy.
- THE NAVY'S SWIMMING SPY PLANE. Sweetman, Bill // Popular Science;Mar2006, Vol. 268 Issue 3, p56
This article describes the Cormorant, a stealthy, jet-powered, autonomous aircraft that could be outfitted with either short-range weapons or surveillance equipment, to be developed by Lockheed Martin's Skunk Works unit for the U.S. Navy. The aircraft would be launched from nuclear submarines....