- Lafayette class submarine
The "Lafayette" class of submarine was an evolutionary development from the "Ethan Allen" class of fleet ballistic missile submarine, slightly larger and generally improved. Together with the "George Washington", "Ethan Allen", "James Madison", and "Benjamin Franklin" classes, they comprised the "
41 for Freedom." In the mid-1970s they were upgraded to carry the Poseidon C3 missile.
41 for Freedom" Fleet Ballistic Missile submarines
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