Navy Secretary Donald C. Winter says service officials are considering the possibility of nuclear power for a new class of cruisers. Here, Winter is briefed by Capt. Geoffrey Pack, commanding officer of Assault Unit 5.
Aircraft carriers might not be the only nuclear-powered surface ships in the future fleet.
Navy Secretary Donald C. Winter told a San Diego audience that service officials are closely studying the possibility of nuclear power for a new class of cruisers, a strategy that has drawn some congressional interest....