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The Official Magazine of the U.S. Submarine Force


Vice Adm. John J. Donnelly
Commander, Submarine Force
Commander, Submarine Force, Atlantic

Rear Adm. Joseph A. Walsh
Deputy Commander, Submarine Force
Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Rear Adm. Bruce E. Grooms
Director, Submarine Warfare

Master Chief Petty Officer Jeff Garrison
COMSUBFOR Force Master Chief

Master Chief Petty Officer Mo Pollard
COMSUBPAC Force Master Chief


Lt. Cmdr. Chris Loundermon
COMSUBFOR Public Affairs Officer

Cmdr. L.G. Michael Brown
COMSUBPAC Public Affairs Office
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Lt. Brett Levander
Military Editor

Mike Smith
Senior Editor

Molly Little
Managing Editor

Jeff Kendrick, Alion Science and Technology
Layout & Design

Deepa Shukla, Alion Science and Technology
Website Design


Charter
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.

The opinions and assertions herein are the personal ones of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official views of the U.S. Government, the Department of Defense,
or the Department of the Navy.

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Authorization
UNDERSEA WARFARE (ISSN 1554-0146) is published quarterly from appropriated funds by authority of the Chief of Naval Operations in accordance with NPPR P-35. The Secretary of the Navy has determined that this publication is necessary in the transaction of business required by law of the Department of the Navy. Use of funds for printing this publication has been approved by the Navy Publications and Printing Policy Committee. Reproductions are encouraged with proper attribution. Controlled circulation.