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USS Los Angeles, standing by
- USS Los Angeles
HT Portrait SSN LosAngeles.png

The SSN-688 Los Angeles class attack submarine is the attack submarine of the United States Army in the Navy gamemode.[1]


The Los Angeles submarine has stealth and stealth detection capabilities.

When attacking, the Los Angeles submarine will launch two homing torpedoes against its target every 15 seconds. These will loiter around in the target area for 20 seconds, or until they find a target. It can also fire tomahawk cruise missiles to target structures.


Tubes 3 and 4, fire!
- USS Los Angeles, Attacking

The Los Angeles-class, sometimes called the LA-class or the 688-class, is a class of nuclear-powered fast attack submarines that forms the backbone of the U.S. Navy's submarine force, with 62 submarines of this class being completed. As of late 2012, 42 of the class are still in commission and 20 retired from service, mostly due to their mid-life reactor refuelings being cancelled. A further four boats were proposed by the Navy, but later cancelled.

The Los Angeles class contains more nuclear submarines than any other class in the world. The class was preceded by the Sturgeon class and followed by the Seawolf. Except for USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN-709), all submarines of this class are named after American cities and a few towns (e.g. Key West, Florida and Greeneville, Tennessee). This system of naming broke a long-standing tradition in the U.S. Navy of naming attack submarines for creatures of the ocean (e.g. USS Nautilus (SSN-571)).


HT Portrait NavalRadar.png Turn on naval radar
Considerably extend the ship's visual range. Reveals the ship's position to the enemy.
HT Portrait RepairMode.png Repair mode
Orders the ship to repair itself. While repairing, the ship cannot attack or defend itself. Ability can only be preformed if the ship has taken damage.


  1. Eugen Systems, Atari, Act of War: High Treason. March 24, 2006.

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