World Naval Developments

Friedman, Norman
February 1999
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb99, Vol. 125 Issue 2, p91
Conference Proceeding
Focuses on Typhoon (Project 941)-class submarines of Russia. Assistance from the United States (US) in breaking up the project; Design and features of the submarines; Establishment of the project in response to US Trinidad program; Impact of ballistic missiles on the overall design; Comparison with other strategic submarines.


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