Friday, October 21, 2011
Tomorrow’s Missile Subs: Smaller, Cheaper, With Lots of Robot Pals
Tomorrow’s Missile Subs: Smaller, Cheaper, With Lots of Robot Pals | Danger Room | Wired.com: "On March 19, the guided-missile submarine Florida fired more than 90 of the roughly 120 Tomahawk cruise missiles that took down Libyan air defenses, clearing the way for NATO strike planes. It was the major-combat debut for America’s fleet of “SSGN” subs. Each of the four vessels packs up to 154 Tomahawks, making them some of the world’s most powerful warships."