USS Jimmy Carter Preps for Christening
- SUBMARINES. Stone, Lynn M. // Submarines;2007, preceding p1
The article offers information about submarines. A submarine dives by filling its stern and bow ballast tanks with water, which quickly adds additional weight. It can dive over 100 feet in less than a minute, and it can safely reach depths around 1,300 feet. The modern submarine is one of the...
- Under the Sea. // World Almanac for Kids;2002, p232
The Navy's largest submarines are powered by nuclear energy. They carry missiles that can hit targets 4,000 miles away. They make their own drinking water out of seawater and can stay under for months at a time.
- Bipartisan HASC Members Write OMB Supporting Incremental Funding For Virginia Class. Roosevelt, Ann // Defense Daily;8/9/2012, Vol. 255 Issue 30, p8
The article reports that the incremental funding in the National Defense Authorization Act has been opposed by White House Office of Management and Budget while Four House Armed Services Committee (HASC) members supported funding for Virginia- class submarines in the U.S. It is noted that...
- A FUTURE SUBMARINE CAPABILITY BLUEPRINT. Patrick, Rex // Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter;Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p28
The article focuses on the submarine plans in the new Defense White Paper (DWP) announced by the Australian government in 2009. It is noted that the restoration of a reliable and deployable capability will be the first and foremost aim of the first batch of new submarines. It is mentioned that...
- China Unveils New SSBNs. Weng, Jonathan // Military Technology;2007, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p90
The article reports on the launching of the two new Sub Surface Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN) Submarines, Type 092 and Type 094, in China. The new ballistic missile nuclear submarines belongs to the same XIA class but their external features are different from the previous model. The two boats have...
- EXPOSING THE SPY SUB OF THE FUTURE. Sweetman, Bill // Popular Science;Aug2005, Vol. 267 Issue 2, p81
Presents information on the USS Jimmy Carter, a giant Seawolf-class nuclear submarine that was modifies into a spy ship. Features of the submarine; Advantages of the propellers used in the ship; Price.
- Russian Sub Patrols Cannot Conceal Fleet's Decline Weitz, Richard // World Politics Review;8/10/2010, p5
The article presents global insights on the decline in the number of Russian submarine patrols. The fleet's decline is attributed to the need to decommission vessels that have reached the end of their operational lifespan. The U.S. Department of Defense cited several reasons that might account...
- NAVY SHIPS: SUBMERSIBLES. // Sea Power;Jan2007, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p46
The article provides information on various submersibles of the U.S. Navy. The first nuclear-powered deep-submergence vessel NR-1 was launched at Groton, Connecticut in 1969. The Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle was tailored to rescue operations on submerged, disabled submarines of the U.S. Navy...
- Untitled. // Military Technology;2008, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p111
An image of the new-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine LE TERRIBLE is presented.