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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According to the (http://www.seapowermagazine.org/stories/20141201-lduuv.html) Sea Power magazine , the UUV Stalker could be launched and retrieved by the dry-deck shelter of an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine. Being powered by lithium battery they will have an endurance of seven to 10 days to loiter offshore for collecting intelligence with antenna masts that can transmit and receive information through an Iridium satellite
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." The US Embassy in a statement said the routine port call would highlight the strong historic, community, and military connections between the United States and the Philippines.
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., from her maiden deployment.
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).
The 2005 graduate of Niles North High School is a fire control technician stationed at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, home port to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile and guided-missile submarines.
Bencosme is a sonar technician stationed at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, homeport to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile and guided-missile submarines.
As the Navy retires its Ohio-class SSGNs (nuclear-powered guided-missile submarines) and Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack submarines, it will sustain a 66 percent reduction in undersea payload capacity between 2024 and 2030 unless programmatic changes are made.
Guided-missile submarines and some Virginia-class submarines carry the dry-deck shelters now, he added.