This is a concise, detailed, four-color illustrated guide to modern warships from around the world. Major vessels are described along with examples of smaller craft, such as fast corvettes, attack craft, and mine sweepers. Details include displacement, length, draught, power plant, speed and range, complement, missiles carried, guns, and sensors. For naval/military enthusiasts.Vanguard. THE ROYAL NAVY HAS BEEN RESPONSlBLE for Britaina#39;s nuclear deterrent since the Resolution class nuclear submarines entered service in 1967 carrying the 2, 500-mile (4, 000-km) range Polaris missile. ln ... 2 turbo generators, 6MW; 2 Paxman diesel alternators, 2, 700hp Speed aamp; Range: 25kt dived Complement: 135 Missiles: 16 Trident ll (D5) three-stage solid fuel SLBMs Guns: nil ASWanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Vital Guide to Modern Warships|
|Publisher||:||Crowood Press - 2001|