USS Michigan, locked, docked and loaded, is a missile-packed powerhouse(FOX NEWS)

The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine armed with Tomahawk cruise missiles, is now operating in the same area as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group off the Korean Peninsula in the Sea of Japan.

The vessel, which arrived in the southwestern city of Busan on Tuesday, is one of a fleet of Ohio-class submarines– some of the most powerful naval assets the U.S. has. Here’s a quick overview of the vessel:

The USS Michigan is more than 560 feet long and weighs more than 18,000 tons when submerged and is regularly deployed throughout the Western Pacific from its home port of Bremerton, Wash.CONTINUE READING HERE


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