Attack Submarine Programmes Worldwide

Annati, Massimo
December 2009
Military Technology;2009, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p66
The article reports on the design and building of new classes of submarines of leading navies around the world. It states that submarines are a widening export market that requires new solutions including the recent technical developments. It notes that the U.S. is building a Virginia class submarines with improvements from previous classes while Great Britain ordered three Astute class attack submarines for the Royal Navy from BAE Systems Inc.


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