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- The Same Sub Design -- Again? Miller, Richards T. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jun2000, Vol. 126 Issue 6, p34
Reports that the United States Navy has been designing the same submarine over and over again. Program initiated for development of a flight-rated engine system for use on the Reactor in Flight Test; Concept of a Closed Cycle Brayton System; Design changes which can be implemented.
- A Warship with Real Innovation. Fox, Robert F.; Richardson, William E. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Oct2001, Vol. 127 Issue 10, p42
Reports technological innovations of warships in the United States. Introduction of nuclear power and Polaris missiles in the ship; Changes in the pressure in nuclear propulsion plants; Construction of the Glenard P. Lipscomb attack submarine.
- Navy Moves To Building Two Subs Per Year. // Defense Daily;9/8/2011, Vol. 251 Issue 48, p5
The article offers information on the construction of two submarines by the U.S. Navy in 2011. Navy had never developed more than one submarines in a year before. The projects include the construction on SSN 787 Virginia -class submarine at General Dynamics (GD) Electric Boat facility in Groton,...
- First look: Electronic evolution of Navy's New Attack Submarine. McAuliffe, Amy // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Apr95, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the development of the US Navy's New Attack Submarine's command, control, communications and intelligence C3I system architecture. Construction of the submarine slated for 1998; Contractors hired for the job; Emphasis on commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) equipment; Suppliers for the...
- DD-21: Another Seawolf. Lewis, Captain David // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Aug2001, Vol. 127 Issue 8, p54
Assesses the prospects of the United States Navy's DD-21 submarine construction program. Impact of the cancellation of the SSN-21 submarine program in 1992; Emergence of the Navy mission area of theater ballistic missile defense; Reasons for the termination of the SSN-21 program.
- NAVY SHIPS: SUBMARINES. // Sea Power;Jan2007, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p12
The article discusses the various submarines in the U.S. One of this is the original 41-boat ballistic-missile submarine (SSBN) fleet served as a deterrent force. Another one is the conversion of four Ohio-class SSBNs to nuclear-powered guided-missile submarines for strike warfare and special...
- CONVENTIONAL SUBMARINE CENTRE OF GRAVITY MOVES EAST. Bergmann, Kym; Karnazov, Vladimir // Defence Review Asia;May2013, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p26
The article discusses the aspects of global economic and technological changes in submarine production. It highlights the nations that can design and build conventional ad nuclear submarines including France, Russia and China. It also mentions that the South East Asia produce a sizeable profit...
- Why We Need Nonnuclear Subs. Edmiston, Allen L. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2004, Vol. 130 Issue 1, p53
Advances in power technologyâ€” such as those in the new German U31, employing a silent fuel-cell system in conjunction with air-independent propulsionâ€” are making nonnuclear submarines more combat effective. Adding some nonnuclear submarines to the U.S. Navy would offer new...
- Live and let dive. Wilks, Neil // Professional Engineering;5/7/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p36
Explores challenges faced by engineers in designing and manufacturing mini-submarines in Great Britain. Marlin Submarines' construction of AP6 Alicia minisubmarine; Features of AP6 Alicia minisubmarine; Life-support systems.