TITLE

PREMIER PLATFORM

AUTHOR(S)
BURGESS, RICHARD R.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Sea Power;Mar2009, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the performance of U.S.'s Ohio-class nuclear-powered guided-missile submarines, SSGNs, in irregular warfare and special operations. The four Ohio-class SSGNs deployed till now are loaded with Tomahawk cruise missiles and dozens of special operations forces (SOF) personnel, and provide combatant commanders with improved capability and capacity. It informs about other military capabilities of the submarines including the facility for extended periods of deployment.
ACCESSION #
36645402

 

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