A New Attack Submarine Could Change the U.S. Navy’s Fortunes
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James Holmes

Submarines, Americas

Is SSN(X) the right boat to comprise the future submarine fleet?

Here's What You Need to Know: Block the straits between the islands and you imprison Chinese shipping within the China seas, doing the adversary a world of hurt in not just the military but the economic sphere. It doesn’t take a Seawolf-like submarine that sorties thousands of miles from home to seal off a narrow sea. A diesel sub stationed in the theater—at, say, Sasebo or Yokosuka, home to the...

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