guided-missile submarine

guided-missile submarine

[′gīd·əd ¦mis·əl ¦səb·mə′rēn]
(naval architecture)
A submarine designed to have an additional capability to launch guided-missile attacks from surface condition.
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html) Sea Power magazine , the UUV Stalker could be launched and retrieved by the dry-deck shelter of an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine.
on Tuesday, the USS Michigan, an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine, arrived here along with USNS Walter S.
Key among the upgrades at Diego Garcia, which are due for completion in 2013, will be the capability to repair a nuclear-powered guided-missile submarine, which can carry up to 154 cruise missiles striking power equivalent to that of an entire US aircraft carrier battle group.
MANILA -- Amid the maritime dispute between the Philippines and China over the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea), a USS Michigan (SSGN 727), an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine, arrived Tuesday in Subic Bay, Zambales for a "routine port call.
This will be the sub's maiden deployment since the boat's conversion from a ballistic missile submarine to a guided-missile submarine in 2008.
USS Ohio (SSGN 726), the first converted guided-missile submarine (SSGN), pulled into Naval Station Pearl Harbor before returning to her homeport of Bangor, Wash.
USS Florida (SSBN 728) arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard for the start of a process that will change the submarine from a ballistic missile carrier into the Navy's latest and most awesome conventional weapon, the guided-missile submarine (SSGN).
Guided-missile submarines and some Virginia-class submarines carry the dry-deck shelters now, he added.
Whether powered by diesel engines or by nuclear reactors, the fast attacks submarines, ballistic submarines and guided-missile submarines continue to deliver unique value to our nation.
The company's Sperry Marine business unit will deliver AN/BPS-16 (V)4 navigation radar sets for six Virginia-class attack submarines and four guided-missile submarines.
VS-29 supported the intensive operations against enemy forces in Vietnam and guarded against the deployments of Soviet guided-missile submarines to the area.