January 2005
Sea Power;Jan2005, Vol. 48 Issue 1, p57
The article presents information on several missiles that can be launched from a ship and are in use in the U.S. Submarine-launched ballistic missiles have been an integral part of the U.S. strategic deterrent triad since 1960. The long range of the Trident I C4 and Trident II D5 carried by the Ohio-class nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines vastly increases the areas in which they can operate and still have their missiles reach their targets, offsetting improvements in the antisubmarine-warfare capability of potential adversaries.


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