The N-Boat Standoff

Barkley, Richard L.
June 1977
National Review;6/10/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 22, p660
The article focuses on the missile-carrying nuclear submarines in the United States. It tells of the use of Polaris submarines, the shift towards the use of Poseidon, and the improvement on the missile range. It mentions the effectiveness of the ballistic-missile submarine, methods of locating submarines, counterattack capability of submarines, and the significance of intelligence in locating submarines.


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