The Official Magazine of the U.S. Submarine Force
VADM John J. Grossenbacher Commander,
Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet
LCDR Tom Monroe
UNDERSEA WARFARE is the professional magazine of the undersea warfare community. Its purpose is to educate its readers on undersea warfare missions and programs, with a particular focus on U.S. submarines. This journal will also draw upon the Submarine Force’s rich historical legacy to instill a sense of pride and professionalism among community members and to enhance reader awareness of the increasing relevance of undersea warfare for our nation’s defense.
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“Where’s the Nearest Submarine?”
Status Report: PCU Virginia (SSN-774)
Small Subs Provide Big Payoffs For Submarine
Arms Control and the Future Sub Force
America’s First Sea-borne Nuclear Deterrent
Changing a Subculture from the Inside Out
New Depot Modernization Period: Not Your Dad’s Overhaul
Photo by PH2 Aaron Ansarov