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Submarines under ice

the U.S. Navy"s Polar Operations

by Marion D. Williams

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Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arctic Ocean.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Navy -- Submarine forces.,
    • Submarines (Ships) -- United States.,
    • Arctic Ocean.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-214) and index.

      StatementMarion D. Williams.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsV858 .W55 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 223 p. :
      Number of Pages223
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL695182M
      ISBN 101557509433
      LC Control Number97042584

        Rick Campbell's Ice Station Nautilus is an epic battle above and below the ice, Special Forces against SEALs, submarine against submarine, with survival on the line/5(24). Nuclear Submarines and Other Developments With the advent of atomic power, the submarine underwent major changes in propulsion and striking power. In the nuclear-powered submarine an atomic reactor generates heat that drives a high-speed turbine engine. The first nuclear-powered submarine was the U.S. Nautilus, completed in Such.

      According to a U.S. Navy release, submarines have conducted under-ice operations in the Arctic region for more than 50 years. The first transit occurred in and was conducted by USS Nautilus.   U would not have had time to stop there on its journey, and either U or U would’ve had to dive deeper and longer under sea ice than they were capable of .

        One of the safest places for Soviet submarines was under the ice sheets of the Arctic, where they could be protected from NATO submarine hunters by friendly air and naval forces.   Thirty-six Thousand Feet Under the Sea. has never read a book about submarines. “You would just end up totally tainted in the way you think,” he said. Another night, the ice pilot Author: Ben Taub.


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