This submarine doesn't need any explanation. If you read the comments there, it's just breathtaking. You can easily see why this is a an art of war. This literally changed the world of war and the acts of what nations would do.
The Virginia-class submarine Minnesota (SSN-783) is “pressure hull complete,” signifying that all of the submarine’s hull sections have been joined to form a single, watertight unit. Newport News Shipbuilding photo.
HII’s Virginia-Class Submarine Minnesota Achieves New Milestone >> Naval Today
First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff Sir Mark Stanhope, left, and Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert discuss the capabilities of the Royal Navy Astute-class submarine HMS Astute (SSN 20) from the boat's command center during the joint exercise Fellowship 2012 between Astute and the Virginia-class attack submarine USS New Mexico (SSN-779).
USS Virginia (SSN-774)... The Virginia class (or SSN-774 class) is a class of nuclear-powered fast attack submarines (SSN) in service with the United States Navy. The submarines are designed for a broad spectrum of open-ocean and littoral missions. They were conceived as a less expensive alternative to the Seawolf class attack submarines, designed during the Cold War era, and they are planned to replace the older of the Los Angeles-class submarines,