The Navy’s Columbia-Class Ballistic Missile Submarine Has a Very Special Propulsion System

And its getting closer to becoming reality.

by Kris Osborn, The National Interest

The Navy has now completed at least one-fourth of the design drawings and begun advanced work on a stealthy “electric drive” propulsion system for the emerging nuclear-armed Columbia-Class ballistic missile submarines — as part of its strategy to engineer the quietest, most technically advanced and least detectable submarine of all time.… read the full article