A show of force. That, in essence, is how the military described a recent port call when a powerful U.S. submarine surfaced in Guam signaling the power, capability, and readiness of the U.S. Navy, both to our allies and adversaries alike.
When it comes to weapons in the Navy’s arsenal, ballistic missile submarines are some of the most powerful. Considered a part of the Nuclear Triad, their whereabouts are a closely-guarded secret.
“The submarine deployment obviously is a very important posture because it deals with deterrence,” said Miles Yu, a senior fellow at The Hudson Institute and former China\ policy adviser in the Trump administration.
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SOURCE: CBN News, Caitlin Burke