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USS La Jolla (SSN-701)

USS La Jolla (SSN-701), is a US Navy Los Angeles class submarine , one of the most advanced undersea vessel of its type in the world. Her mission: to hunt down and destroy enemy surface ships and submarines. This 362 foot, 6,141 ton ship is well equipped to accomplish the task. Faster than her predecessors and equipped with highly accurate sensors and weapon control systems, she can be armed with sophisticated Mark 48 ADCAP anti-submarine torpedos and Tomahawk missiles. This vessel carries a crew of about 145, 14 officers and 131 enlisted men, all specialists in their respective fields.

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