attack submarine

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Noun1.attack submarine - a military submarine designed and armed to attack enemy shippingattack submarine - a military submarine designed and armed to attack enemy shipping
pigboat, submarine, U-boat, sub - a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Navy on Sunday relieved the executive officer of its secret attack submarine, USS Jimmy Carter, as they had lost confidence in his personal judgment, reports said.
Summary: Paris, [France], July 12 (ANI): France on Friday launched the first nuclear attack submarine of the Barracuda Class named 'Suffren' at the Naval Group facility in Cherbourg.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- South Korea launched its first ever missile-capable attack submarine on Friday, despite a recent diplomatic thaw with the nuclear-armed North.
An attack submarine from the US Navy on Thursday arrived at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone for a routine port visit.
"The ministry has identified the vessel as China's Shang-class nuclear-powered attack submarine. Nuclear-powered submarines are difficult to detect because they can remain far beneath the surface for extended periods," Onodera told reporters.
The 64.4-meter-long "Type 209/1400" attack submarine was first made in the 1960s.
Culinary specialists (CS) from the Pearl Harbor-based Arleigh Burke-class (Aegis) destroyer USS Chung-Hoon (DDG-93), Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Greeneville (SSN-772) and the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Mississippi (SSN-782) were in attendance to enhance their culinary skills.
The division currently manufactures switchgear and air circuit breakers for the Virginia-class fast attack submarine.
The attack submarine's nuclear reactor was undamaged, the Royal Navy said.
Navy's newest nuclear-powered attack submarine to life in a Sept.
He completed Navy Nuclear Power Training in 1972 and entered the Navy's Nuclear Submarine Program and served in six nuclear submarines, including command of the attack submarine, USS Hyman G.