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The US' Nuclear-Powered Sub, Deployed Off Korean Peninsula

The US' Nuclear-Powered Sub, Deployed Off Korean Peninsula April 25, 2017

The US Navy's Ohio-class nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan (SSGN-727) is set to join USS Carl Vinson this week to participate military exercise off the Korean Peninsula. The submarine will also reportedly conduct surveillance missions once it joins the carrier strike group. 

Ohio-class submarines are fitted with up to 154 Tomahawk cruise missiles and can carry 24 Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missiles. They are also come armed with four 533mm tubes that can launch Mark 48 torpedoes. The platforms are equipped with Raytheon AN/BYG-1 combat data system.

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