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Argument made for US Navy to reject large submarines in favour of small ones

Time to Downsize the Nuclear Attack Sub, The Maritime Executive  BY CIMSEC 2019-06-28 [By Duane J. Truitt]

It is clear that U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) needs to re-engineer the next generation of SSNs. The bloated SSN(X) (now “New SSN”) concept should be rejected entirely because it is more of the same, but bigger and more expensive. Instead, the Navy should go for a new class of SSN that is far smaller and cheaper than the current Block 5 Virginias. …….. https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/op-ed-time-to-downsize-the-nuclear-attack-sub

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July 1, 2019 - Posted by | USA, weapons and war

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