Status of Atomic Submarines and Development Prospects.
FOREIGN TECHNOLOGY DIV WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH
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An outline is presented of the United States nuclear powered missile carrying submarine program. Both the Polaris and Poseidon class submarines are described, including characteristics of the power plant, range, depth capability, missile characteristics and firing rates. The navigation system and procedure for determining position before launching missiles are outlined briefly. Author
- Submarine Engineering
- Underwater-Launched Guided Missiles