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Nuclear Submarines (Land and Sea)

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Published by Capstone Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Nuclear submarines,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Transportation - Boats, Ships & Underwater Craft,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Submarines

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7893760M
    ISBN 100736807594
    ISBN 109780736807593
    OCLC/WorldCa44573283


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: China's Future Nuclear Submarine Force (): Erickson, Andrew, Lyle J., Goldstein, Murray, William, Wilson, Andrew: Books The trajectory of Chinese nuclear propulsion for submarines may be one of the best single indicators of whether or not China intends to become a genuine global military power.

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Nuclear submarines, both attack (SSN) and ballistic missile (SSBN) versions, should be seen as a sign that China intends to become a true global. Get this from a library. Nuclear submarines. [William Amato] -- Explains what a nuclear submarine does, which branch of the military uses it, and the equipment on board.

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Submarines first became a major factor in naval warfare during World War I (–18), when Germany employed them to destroy surface merchant vessels. Despite all these advances, nuclear submarines were confined to the US, Britain, France, the USSR and China, while other navies still used diesel submarines.

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