This submarine doesn't need any explanation. If you read the comments there, it's just breathtaking. You can easily see why this is a an art of war. This literally changed the world of war and the acts of what nations would do.
USS Virginia (SSN-774)... The Virginia class (or SSN-774 class) is a class of nuclear-powered fast attack submarines (SSN) in service with the United States Navy. The submarines are designed for a broad spectrum of open-ocean and littoral missions. They were conceived as a less expensive alternative to the Seawolf class attack submarines, designed during the Cold War era, and they are planned to replace the older of the Los Angeles-class submarines,
NSSN Virginia Class Attack Submarine, U.S. attack subs are ready to counter this threats from Third World countries as well as other missions ranging from intelligence collection and special forces delivery to anti-ship and missile attacks on land targets.
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USS Texas (SSN-775) is the second of the Virginia-class submarine to be built. The keel for Texas was laid on July 12, 2002 and the ship was christened on July 31, 2004. In this photo she had yet to taste or feel sea water for the first time in her life!
Aerial port bow view of the US Navy (USN) Attack Submarine, USS VIRGINIA (SSN 774), underway following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas called “alpha” sea trials. The VIRGINIA class submarines are specifically designed to utilize modern technologies in order to meet new enemy threats around the world. (US Navy photo)