NORFOLK, Va. — A new movie that’s set aboard a U.S. submarine could do for submariners what “Top Gun” did for Navy pilots.

The Virginian-Pilot reported last week that action film “Hunter Killer” could provide a window into the high-stakes world of modern undersea warfare.

The film is largely set aboard a Virginia-class submarine. Some are based in Norfolk and built in nearby Newport News. They are the Navy's newest attack subs and designed to deliver Navy SEALs.

The submarine force in the movie hunt for a distressed U.S. sub. They also learn of a secret Russian coup and the need to save the kidnapped Russian president. And they try to avoid World War III.

Navy officials have said it’s more important than ever to inspire the next generation of Navy sailors.

Share:
More In Military Movies & Video Games
In Other News
US, China sparring over Taiwan heats up anew
The United States and China are stepping up their war of words over Taiwan in a long-simmering dispute that has significant implications for the power dynamic in the Indo-Pacific and beyond.
Congress plans fixes for US military’s AWOL weapons problems
Congress is set to force America’s armed services to keep better track of their guns and explosives, imposing new rules in response to an Associated Press investigation that showed firearms stolen from U.S. bases have resurfaced in violent crimes.
Load More