Aiding Covert Strikes From the Sea

Hooton, E. R.
October 2004
Armada International;Oct/Nov2004, Vol. 28 Issue 5, Special Section p22
Focuses on the use of submersible ships in the delivery of special forces by sea. Background on the decision to convert several Ohio class ballistic missile submarines into ships designed for littoral and counter-terrorism operations; Information on the interest of the U.S. Navy in swimmer-delivery vehicles technology; Features of the Mk VIII submersible produced by the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center.


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