U.S. Submarines: At the Forefront Of Innovation, Defense

McNeill, Sheila M.
February 2005
Sea Power;Feb2005, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p3
Focuses on a tango bravo project of the U.S. government intended to lead to the design of a new attack submarine. Significance of a submarine; Features of Jimmy Carter; Famous accomplishments of a subs; Three specially modified submarines; Function of Kinetic Energy Interceptor.


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