Published Resources Details Journal Article
- US Navy examines requirements for future SSBN
- Jane's Navy International
- vol. 114, no. 3, 39904, p. 10
'The US Navy has begun an analysis of alternatives (AoA) to examine potential programme requirements for a follow-on sea-based strategic deterrent (SBSD) to replace the ageing Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). In 2027, the navy will begin retiring the 14 remaining Ohio-class boats at the rate of one per year, according to the Atlantic Fleet Submarine Force (COMSUBLANT).'