21st Century Essential Guide to Navy Submarines: Past, Present, and Future of the Sub Fleet, History, Technology, Ship Information, Pioneers, Cold War, Nuclear Attack, Ballistic, Guided Missile
This ebook presents a magnificent compilation of authoritative U.S. Navy documents on the past, present, and future of America's submarine fleet. Contents of this comprehensive digest of fascinating Navy submarine publications include:
HISTORY: Early Years to Nuclear Power; Submarine Pioneers; Submarine Technology through the years from David Bushnell's Turtle, the first American submarine; Holland, K, L, O classes; Submarine Pioneers, Heritage of Simon Lake, pioneer; Silent Victory World War II - Salmon, Balao, Gato, Tench classes; Cold War - Skipjack, Permit, and Sturgeon classes; Submarine History Chronology and Timeline; Technology Innovations; Detailed History and Review of Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), Weapons, and Tactics during the Cold War; Soviet Subs; thorough bibliography with non-fiction, fiction and juvenile titles; Cold War Curiosities, the Radar Picket Submarines; Museum Listings
CURRENT AND FUTURE SUBMARINE PROGRAMS AND TECHNOLOGY: 21st Century fleet including the SSBN Ballistic Missile subs with Trident nuclear-armed missiles; Fast Attack subs including the Los Angeles and Seawolf classes; the newest Virginia-class attack subs represented by the lead ship, the USS Virginia (SSN-774) and the USS Texas; Submarine Training; sixty-one frequently asked questions; the Boise deployment; Virtual Reality under the Sea; Submarine Stealth; SSBN Security Program; Submarine Communications; Anti-submarine Warfare; Future Concepts for New Designs in the 21st Century; Ohio-class SSGN conversion program for cruise missile and covert force deployment - the new era for four subs: Florida, Georgia, Ohio, Michigan; Special Operations Forces capability to accommodate up to 102 Special Operations Forces and their equipment; two missile tubes to serve as lock-in/lock-out chambers, can host either two Advanced SEAL Delivery Systems, two dry-deck shelters, or one of each; land attack with up to 154 TOMAHAWK missiles; 22 large diameter missile tubes; Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Communications; provides ability to serve as Joint Command Center; Universal Modular Mast allows rapid integration of new technologies; improved communications via the Common Submarine Radio Room; test bed for future payloads - Unmanned Undersea Vehicles, Submarine-Launched Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Undersea and Submarine-Launched Weapons Systems, Undersea Sensors.
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- Progressive Management, February 2011
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