The chilly struggle will be over, yet nuclear submarines nonetheless lurk underneath the ocean.
Taller in size than the Washington Monument, wider at its middle than a three-lane road, the 18,750-ton Trident nuclear submarine, with 24 strategic missiles and greater than one hundred twenty nuclear warheads, is the main complicated struggle desktop the U.S. army has ever produced. This $1.8 billion surprise can sail deep underneath the sea, undetected via enemies, for months.
Douglas C. Waller -- bestselling writer of The Commandos and veteran Time journal correspondent -- penetrates the silent, mystery global of nuclear subs, taking you on a tension-packed three-month patrol below the Atlantic Ocean contained in the USS Nebraska, fondly nicknamed giant pink. In chilling aspect, witnessed during the eyes of the boys on board and advised of their personal phrases, gigantic crimson unearths the top-secret systems for beginning international warfare III, together with mystery codes, problematic fail-safe mechanisms, and hugely labeled conflict strategies for nuclear combat.