Sailors assigned to the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Columbia load stores shortly after mooring at Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Columbia is visiting Yokosuka during a deployment to the western Pacific region. (Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class David Mercil)
How to deliver 16,128 Hiroshimas

Swirling around those submarines are descriptions citing “strategy” and “capability.” But don’t be fooled: they’ll be potential world killers.