TITLE

NAVY SHIPS: SUBMERSIBLES

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Sea Power;Jan2007, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on various submersibles of the U.S. Navy. The first nuclear-powered deep-submergence vessel NR-1 was launched at Groton, Connecticut in 1969. The Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle was tailored to rescue operations on submerged, disabled submarines of the U.S. Navy or foreign navies. The manned submersible vehicle Mk8 Mod 1 Seal Delivery Vehicle was designed to deliver Navy SEALs and their equipment to mission areas.
ACCESSION #
23712190

 

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