Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group, New York, 1993
Only the author of The Hunt for Red October could capture the reality of life aboard a nuclear submarine. Only a writer of Clancy’s magnitude could obtain security clearance for information, diagrams, and photographs never before available to the public. Now, every civilian can enter this top secret world and experience the drama and excitement of this stunning technological achievement… the weapons, the procedures, the people themselves… the startling facts behind the fiction that made Tom Clancy a #1 bestseller.
A rare glimpse inside a Los Angeles-class (SSN-688) nuclear submarine… with Tom Clancy as your guide.
Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagrams Mock war scenarios and weapons launch procedures An inside look at life on board, from captain to crew, from training exercises to operations The fascinating history and evolution of submarines.
Also includes material on Seawolf- and Virginia-class submarines.
PLUS: Tom Clancy’s controversial views on submariner tactics and training methods.