Watch: Russian Nuclear Submarine Rapid-Fires Four Ballistic Missiles

The Russian Defense Ministry has released video of nuclear-powered Borei-class submarine test firing a barrage of four Bulava missiles from below the surface. The test was conducted on Tuesday from a submerged location in a designated area of the White Sea, located off the northwest coast of Russia. The Ministry said the missiles were launched against targets at the Kura … [Read more...]

Photos: U.S. Navy Submarines Surface in the Arctic Circle

Two U.S. Navy fast attack submarines surfaced from below the in the Arctic Circle during a multi-national training exercise currently taking place north of Alaska. The two submarines, the Los Angeles-class USS Hartford (SSN 768) and Seawolf-class USS Connecticut (SSN 22), both surfaced in the Beaufort Sea on March 10 as part of the ICEX 2018, a biennial exercise held in the … [Read more...]

Argentine Navy Loses Contact with Submarine Off Patagonia

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 17 (Reuters) - An Argentine military submarine with 44 crew members on board was missing at sea in the South Atlantic on Friday, prompting a massive search to locate the vessel which may have suffered a communication error, a navy spokesman said. The ARA San Juan submarine was in the southern Argentine Sea, 432 km (268 miles) from the Patagonian coast when … [Read more...]

Book Review — Seventeen Fathoms Deep: The Saga of the Submarine S-4 Disaster by Joseph A. Williams

Book Review by Rick Spilman - On the afternoon of December 17th, 1927, the US Navy submarine S-4 was surfacing near Provincetown, MA, when it was run down by US Coast Guard destroyer Pauling, sending the submarine to the bottom. Joseph William's latest book, “Seventeen Fathoms Deep: The Saga of the Submarine S-4 Disaster,” is a gripping account of the US Navy divers and salvors … [Read more...]

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile From Sub

by  Jiyeun Lee (Bloomberg) North Korea launched a ballistic missile from a submarine off its east coast early Wednesday, in a move that comes as South Korea conducts military drills with the U.S.  The missile flew about 500 kilometers, suggesting the nation’s missile technology has improved from previous launches, a South Korean defense ministry official said. The … [Read more...]