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 List of submarine classes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of submarine classes, sorted by country.
United States Gato class submarine: Kuroshio was launched on August 15, 1955 and deleted on March 31, 1966.
Oyashio class submarine class (old): A single unit that was first launched on May 25, 1959 and deleted on September 30, 1976.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_submarine_classes   (333 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Submarine: Books: Tom Clancy,John Gresham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Submarine: A Guided Tour of a Nuclear Warship, first published in 1993 but recently updated, is the lead book in a seven-volume non-fiction series which examines many of the weapons systems and/or units that appear in Tom Clancy's fiction.
Written with the assistance of defense analyst John D. Gresham, Submarine is an interesting look at one of the most fascinating yet least seen warships in the United States Navy, the Improved Los Angeles-class nuclear attack submarine.
This book was an excellent introduction to a range of topics: the role of submarines in the Navy, the various types of submarines out there, a little bit about the weapons systems and sonar equipment, and most importantly for me, a glimpse of life aboard a submarine.
www.amazon.com /Submarine-Tom-Clancy/dp/0425138739   (2286 words)

  
 Visiting the Submarine Force Library and Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Selected portions of the forward section of the submarine – the torpedo room, wardroom, control room, attack center, crew’s mess, and several other areas – are open to the public, with a self-guided audio tour available.
Since submarine nuclear propulsion technology, even Nautilus’, could aid a country that does not have high speed, long distance submersibles (which only nuclear propulsion can provide), this section is not accessible to civilians, but Submarine School students visit regularly to gain a better understanding of the history of the systems they operate.
A fl granite memorial wall lists the names of the 3,617 submariners killed in the war, a stark reminder of their sacrifice.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/cno/n87/usw/issue_22/museum2.htm   (1216 words)

  
 Submarine and U-Boat Books Submarine Books Store Sub Books New Used Rare SubmarineBooks,Com Patsy Cline Books
Submarine skippers reported that most of their torpedoes were either missing the targets or failing to explode if they did hit.
He was one of the earliest submariners and recounts his eyewitness experiences of the Battle of Jutland and the saga which led to the loss of K4 and K17 in the Forth Estuary in 1918.
Complete statistics of every Axis submarine success of WWII are presented by theater of operations, including for each attack the date, time, and position; the nationality, name, and captain of the attacking submarine and the weapons used; the nationality, type and displacement of the ship attacked; and the battle damage assessment.
www.sonic.net /~books/sub.html   (13710 words)

  
 Statement by Norman Polmar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Indeed, the first 39 submarines of the LOS ANGELES class have no minelaying or under-ice capability, and all of the LOS ANGELES class have a reduced depth capability, part of the cost for them to regain a few knots of speed that were lost by having the same power plant in three previous classes.
True, the size of the Russian submarine force has been cut in half; relatively few submarines are going to sea; and the construction of new submarines is proceeding at a sluggish rate.
Appendixes A and B to this statement list the submarine designs produced by the United States and Soviet Union during the Cold War.
www.house.gov /hasc/testimony/105thcongress/97-3-18POLMAR.htm   (2841 words)

  
 China's Submarine Challenge
The September 2004 promotion of Admiral Zhang Dingfa, a career submariner, to Chief of Staff of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and a full seat on the Central Military Commission was a clear signal of the primacy of submarine warfare in China’s strategy for the Asia-Pacific region.
Of the U.S. Pacific Fleet’s 35 submarines (including three nuclear attack submarines based in Guam during 2006), about a dozen are underway at sea on operational duties at any one time.
EB laid off nearly 200 submarine engineers and machinists in early February—and EB is the only shipbuilder in the nation that maintains submarine designers.
www.heritage.org /Research/AsiaandthePacific/wm1001.cfm   (1412 words)

  
 USS N-4 (SS-56)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
USS N-4 (SS-56) was a N-class coastal defense submarine of the United States Navy.
The signing of the Armistice with Germany found this submarine tied up at New London, where, but for a training cruise to Salem, Massachusetts, and Portland, Maine, from 14 July to 30 September 1919, she remained until 1920.
The submarine was sold for scrapping 25 September to Joseph G. Hitner of Philadelphia.
www.info-pedia.net /about/uss_n_4_ss_56   (371 words)

  
 Dive, Dive! An Introduction to the History and Technology of Submarines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
An Introduction to the History and Technology of Submarines is a resource guide for science and social studies classes that explores the world of U.S. Navy submarines and other submersibles.
The guide consists of background information on the history and development of submarines and a list of cross-curricular activities to challenge, educate, and entertain students.
Each activity is intended to expand students understanding of the history, science, and technology of submarines.
www.history.navy.mil /branches/teach/dive/dive1.htm   (220 words)

  
 List of submarine operators - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following countries operate or have operated submarines for naval or other military purposes.
HMS Renown, a Royal Navy Resolution class submarine
Submarine Warfare in the 20th and 21st Centuries:Bibliography
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_countries_with_submarines   (114 words)

  
 National Geographic: Submarine Milestones -- Largest Subs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A Soviet Typhoon class ballistic missile submarine underway.
They are quieter than their predecessors, largely due to their enormous size and improvements in quieting techniques.
As part of a cooperative arms reduction program with former Soviet states, most of the six submarines in the Typhoon class are scheduled for dismantling by 2003.
www.nationalgeographic.com /k19/sub_detail_sov5.html   (112 words)

  
 Submarine Fleet-Diesel and Nuclear Submarine Homepages
Submarines of the United States NavyA listing of all boats from 1-582 with pictures of each and some with information...A huge resource.
Submarine War Page/WW II Patrol Reports on 3 boats, specs, cutaway view of all classes in WW II.
Submarine Central A new page from a young man whose father was (SS).
www.rontini.com /fleet.html   (3102 words)

  
 USS James Madison (SSBN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
USS James Madison (SSBN-627), a her class of ballistic missile submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the fourth President of the United States.
The contract to build her was awarded to Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company in Newport News, Virginia on 20 July 1961 and her keel was laid down on 5 March 1962.
Ex-James Madison entered the Nuclear Powered Ship and Submarine Recycling Program in Bremerton, Washington, and on 24 October 1997 ceased to exist.
www.info-pedia.net /about/uss_james_madison_ssbn   (222 words)

  
 Dutch Submarines: Submarine classes sorted by date
Renamed classes are listed at the bottom of the page.
Check the export section for Dutch built export subs.
Sort classes by: Name / In service date.
www.dutchsubmarines.com /classes/classes_service.htm   (89 words)

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