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USA has adopted a new nuclear submarine — SS Colorado of the Virginia class. This is stated in the press service of the U.S. Navy, posted on Twitter.
“It’s a miracle of technology and innovation,” announced during the ceremony, which took place in Connecticut, the Minister of the naval forces of Richard Spencer.
According to Navy Times, the length of the submarine is more than 10 meters under water, it can reach speeds of up to 46.3 kilometers per hour. The submarine is designed for a crew of 130 people. On Board are two sets of revolving type, they are equipped with missiles “Tomahawk”.
The publication reports that the cost of the submarine — $ 2.7 billion. It is intended for carrying out of offensive operations, intelligence collection and also for anti-submarine and anti-ship operations.
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