fleet ballistic missile submarine

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a submarine carrying ballistic missiles

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Our chief finding is that a larger, more advanced, more capable flotilla of fleet ballistic missile submarines does not necessarily signal a break with China's tradition of minimalist nuclear strategy.
In 1999, Congress changed all that when they embarked on a program to convert four Trident fleet ballistic missile submarines slated for inactivation into Strike and Special Forces platforms carrying an array of options to bring "the fight to our enemies.
In this assertion, Newhouse has confirmed that Russia has no credible defense from fleet ballistic missile submarines of the Trident II type, armed with D-5 missiles.
This was the first of four launches scheduled over the coming years as part of the Navy program to convert four TRIDENT Ohio-class fleet ballistic missile submarines currently homeported at the Navy strategic submarine base in Bangor, Wash.
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