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Rhumb Lines: Strategic Systems Programs - Keeper of the Survivable Strategic Deterrent, November 17, 2011   [open pdf - 150KB]

This issue of "Rhumb Lines" highlights the Navy's Strategic Systems Programs (SSP), which is responsible for the "survivable leg of the triad for the nations strategic nuclear deterrent, the submarine-launched fleet ballistic missile (SLBM)." Also highlighted is the Trident II (D5) weapons system and its role as a "majority portion of the nation's Strategic Nuclear Triad."

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2011-11-17
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Navy Office of Information: http://www.navy.mil/
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Rhumb Lines (November 17, 2011)
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