'Silent Hammer' Will Test SSGN as Clandestine Sea Base

Johnson, Stephen E.
July 2004
Sea Power;Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p35
Reports on the U.S. Navy's critical sea trial called "Silent Hammer," scheduled for fall 2004 off the coast of San Diego, California, to evaluate the capability improvements offered by a clandestine sea base of networked undersea, surface, air and ground forces in a coordinated operation. Trial to conduct intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance and strike operations against an enemy force on land and in littoral battlespace.


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