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Sub, Navy SEALs Run Anti-Terrorism Drill

Cruise ships are sharing the ocean off the Bahamas with something menacing and stealthy: an enormous black submarine carrying Navy commandos hunting for terrorists. The sub and its contingent of SEALs (for Sea, Air and Land) are part of a Navy experiment exploring ways to clandestinely confirm and eliminate threats from terrorist cells. “This is a different kind of enemy,” said Capt. William Toti, who is running the $6 million exercise, called Giant Shadow. “They don’t just stand there and fight,” Toti said Saturday of terrorists. “They scatter like cockroaches. If they know we’re onto them, they’re gone.” The centerpiece of the 10-day exercise, due to end Tuesday, is the USS Florida, which formerly carried Trident nuclear missiles. Full Story

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