To maintain a credible nuclear threat, the U.S. needs at least 12 Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines, says the Navy’s director of undersea warfare.
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Navy Wants to Use Virginia Payload Module to Deploy New Missiles, UUVs
ARLINGTON, Va. – The undersea warfare community wants to boost attack sub lethality by providing new payloads for the Virginia-class SSNs, especially ones that can be leveraged through the Virginia Payload Module missile tubes that will be added to new-construction boats beginning this year. Read More
Pentagon Nominates 5th, 3rd Fleet Commanders, Announces OPNAV Staff Appointments
The Navy announced several major staffing changes, including nominating two new numbered fleet commanders and two new appointments on the chief of naval operations’ staff. Read More