Navy Looks To Reduce Timing Interval When Firing Tomahawks From Subs

By Lee Hudson / September 3, 2013 at 4:59 PM
The Navy is looking to industry in cutting down the amount of time it takes to fire successive Tomahawk missiles from the service's Virginia-class submarine fleet. Minimizing the interval between missile shots reduces the risk of adversaries detecting the submarine, Naval Sea Systems Command spokeswoman Brie Lang wrote in an Aug. 30 email. The service is looking to industry to provide a cross blast analysis to determine the minimum allowable launch interval for the Block III Virginia-class subs, according to...

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