The Navy’s 450 feet long heavily modified Seawolf Class submarine, the USS Jimmy Carter SSN-23, is quieter than any other nuclear submarine on Earth.    Images credit wikimedia/Department of Defense  The USS Seawolf Class submarine Jimmy Carter has a 12,150 ton

The Navy’s 450 feet long heavily modified Seawolf Class submarine, the USS Jimmy Carter SSN-23, is quieter than any other nuclear submarine on Earth. Images credit wikimedia/Department of Defense The USS Seawolf Class submarine Jimmy Carter has a 12,150 ton

Meanwhile, US Nay says "can’t meet its funding needs for surface warships and a new class of nuclear attack submarines from 2025 to 2034, according to the service’s latest 30-year shipbuilding plan."  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-07/u-s-navy-warns-it-can-t-meet-30-year-funding-needs.html

Meanwhile, US Nay says "can’t meet its funding needs for surface warships and a new class of nuclear attack submarines from 2025 to 2034, according to the service’s latest 30-year shipbuilding plan." http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-07/u-s-navy-warns-it-can-t-meet-30-year-funding-needs.html

Hector Castillo watches daily operations while communicating with the command hut at the Applied Physics Lab Ice Station as the Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) prepares to submerge under the ice during ICEX 2011.

Hector Castillo watches daily operations while communicating with the command hut at the Applied Physics Lab Ice Station as the Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22) prepares to submerge under the ice during ICEX 2011.

USN - “USS SEAWOLF” (SS-197) was a (310.6') Sargo Class Fleet Submarine – Commissioned: 1 December 1939 – Crew: 5 Officers and 54 Enlisted – Armament: 8 x 21 Inch (533mm) Torpedo Tubes (4 Bow and 4 Stern) (24 Torpedo Reloads) 1 x 3 Inch (76mm) Deck Gun and 4 Machine Guns – Shiwn Mare Island Naval Yard, 3 March 1943 - Lost 3 October 1944, Probably Sunk from Frendly Fire from"RICHARD M. ROWELL” off Morotai Island, Indonesian – No Survivors

USN - “USS SEAWOLF” (SS-197) was a (310.6') Sargo Class Fleet Submarine – Commissioned: 1 December 1939 – Crew: 5 Officers and 54 Enlisted – Armament: 8 x 21 Inch (533mm) Torpedo Tubes (4 Bow and 4 Stern) (24 Torpedo Reloads) 1 x 3 Inch (76mm) Deck Gun and 4 Machine Guns – Shiwn Mare Island Naval Yard, 3 March 1943 - Lost 3 October 1944, Probably Sunk from Frendly Fire from"RICHARD M. ROWELL” off Morotai Island, Indonesian – No Survivors

The fearless Polar Bear:     Polar Bear and Russian Submarine.     Near the North Pole (Apr. 27, 2003) — During Exercise ICEX 2003, the Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22)

The fearless Polar Bear: Polar Bear and Russian Submarine. Near the North Pole (Apr. 27, 2003) — During Exercise ICEX 2003, the Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22)

The fearless Polar Bear:     Polar Bear and Russian Submarine.     Near the North Pole (Apr. 27, 2003) — During Exercise ICEX 2003, the Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22)

The fearless Polar Bear: Polar Bear and Russian Submarine. Near the North Pole (Apr. 27, 2003) — During Exercise ICEX 2003, the Seawolf-class attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22)

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