Thursday, May 11, 2017

CBS Looks At The U.S. Navy's Newest Submarines


CBS: Inside the U.S. Navy's newest, fastest submarines

Russia announced plans last month to build a submarine larger than its typhoon class, which is already the world's biggest nuclear-powered submarine.

The United States is also deploying a new generation of submarines, the Virginia class.

The U.S. Navy commissioned the world's first nuclear submarine in the 1950s, the USS Nautilus. It was actually the first nuclear-powered anything. Parts of it are even still classified.

Now it's open to visitors to explore and is moored next to the U.S. Navy base.

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WNU Editor: I am still trying to digest the idea that each Virginia-class submarine costs $2 billion to build.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Just wait until singe payer healthcare hits the ain't sen nothin yet!