The Pentagon will say goodbye to large submarines

the PopMechanics Brain Trust : scientist
With the steady improvement in sonar technology, our subs are already hard-pressed to evade detection. In the future, underwater robots with laser radar or other nonacoustic sensors will make the seas virtually transparent. So how will we deploy our nukes? Hypersonic missiles launched from our own shores will reach any target in the world within 1 hour

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