Navy, DARPA Seek Smaller Submarines

Hamilton, Robert A.
February 2005
Sea Power;Feb2005, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p22
Reports on the new joint project by the Navy and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency known as Tango Bravo intended to lead to the design of a new attack submarine in the U.S. Aims of the Tango Bravo project; Statement of Nicholas L. Flacco, former submarine commanding officer, regarding the features of a submarine; One of the five key technology domains that will subjected to intensive scrutiny during the Tango Bravo projects.


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