The Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Texas (SSN-775) is designed to operate in the open ocean and littoral zones armed with twelve Tomahawk® cruise missiles and four MK-48 torpedoes.
If you encounter this sub on the wrong side of an engagement, you’ll learn really quickly why this vessel’s motto is “Don’t Mess With Texas.”
Around the World Wednesday: The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt approaches Cape Town, South Africa. The commander of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa recently visited Cape Town to meet with senior members of the South African navy to strengthen the relationships America’s Navy has with our African partners.