“Compelling and visionary. DiMercurio’s characters run
as deep as his submarines themselves!”
--Joe Buff, author of Crush Depth and Thunder in the Deep
"DiMercurio really knows his subs...his characters step right off
the sub deck and onto his pages."
"A Master Rivaling Tom Clancy."
--San Francisco Examiner
FAC -- -- Facility
FADM -- -- Fleet Admiral. This term is used during wartime only.
FEF -- -- Fuel Element Failure[md] incident in which fission products (the result of fissions that are less heavy atoms than the original uranium and are highly radioactive) leak out of the fuel plates and into the coolant.
FIDUs -- -- Fixed Interval Data Units
FLE -- -- Fleet