U.S. Navy nuclear submarines carrying 14 nuclear inspections Russia 1728 (Figure)
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PRC military online Beijing December 8, according to Yonhap news agency reported, U.S. President-elect Obama’s think tank “Center for American Progress (CAP) “Research recently asked Andrew Grove on the home page of CAP published an article entitled” Nuclear Posture 2009 study examined (Orienting the 2009 Nuclear Posture Review) “report, he said the U.S. has 14 ballistic missile submarines ( SSBN) patrol in the Pacific region, a total of 1728 bombs, inspect objects, including China and Russia.
reported that the introduction of the report, said the U.S. nuclear capability, the United States has 14 SSBN, on the Pacific coast to Bangor, Washington, Georgia and the Atlantic coast of the Golden Bay, has a submarine base. Report, the SSBN fleet ballistic missile capable of carrying 288, and every single missile can be mounted six nuclear warheads, a total of 1728 nuclear bombs. The power of nuclear warheads, to throw the Hiroshima nuclear warheads in 1945 8 to 30 times.
report, until the 1980s, SSBN patrol activities in the Pacific, the proportion of only 15%, but is now up to 60%, activities are mainly concentrated in the Pacific.