Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Virginia-class submarine

SNAFU – Over 1,600 Part Failures Aboard US Navy’s $166B Nuclear Submarines

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy has swapped more than 1,600 parts among its new Virginia-class submarines since 2013 to ease maintenance bottlenecks as components that are supposed to...

June 22, 2021
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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Japanese Submarine Hits Ship Off Japan

A Japanese submarine was damaged after colliding with a ship as it surfaced off the southeast coast of Japan on Monday. The incident took place in waters off Shikoku island...

February 9, 2021
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Thursday, July 11, 2019
Remotely operated vehicle called Aegir 6000 examines the wreck of the Soviet nuclear submarine "Komsomolets", southwest of Bear Island
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Soviet Nuclear Sub that Sank Off Norway in 1989 Still Emitting Radiation

By Gwladys Fouche OSLO, July 10 (Reuters) – A Soviet nuclear submarine which sank off Norway in 1989 is still emitting radiation, researchers said on Wednesday following an expedition that...

July 11, 2019
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Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Russian servicemen attend a memorial service for sailors killed in a Russian submarine, which caught fire in the area of the Barents Sea, at the Naval Cathedral of Saint Nicholas in Kronstadt
Maritime News

Crew of Russian Nuclear Sub Prevented ‘Planetary Catastrophe’, Official Says

By Henry Meyer and Stepan Kravchenko (Bloomberg) –The 14 sailors who died during a fire last week on a nuclear-powered Russian military submarine prevented a “planetary catastrophe,” a top naval...

July 10, 2019
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Russia's President Putin meets with Defence Minister Shoigu in Moscow
Maritime News

Russia Says Fourteen Russian Sailors Killed in Submarine Accident

By Polina Devitt and Christian Lowe MOSCOW, July 2 (Reuters) – Fourteen Russian sailors were killed when a fire broke out while their deep-water research submarine was carrying out a...

July 2, 2019
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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...

May 23, 2018
Total Views: 41

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
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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...

March 13, 2018
Total Views: 149

Friday, November 17, 2017
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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...

November 17, 2017
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Seventeen Fathoms Deep Cover Photo

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...

September 20, 2016
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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...

August 23, 2016
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Monday, March 21, 2016

WATCH: U.S. Navy Attack Sub Emerges from Ice in the Arctic Circle

Some new video filmed and released by the U.S. Navy shows the awesome moment when a nuclear-powered fast attack sub surfaces from below ice in the Arctic circle. The USS...

March 21, 2016
Total Views: 94

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Russian Submarine Wreck Found Off Sweden Has Probably Been There for Decades

  By Elias von Hildebrand STOCKHOLM, July 28 (Reuters) – A submarine wreck discovered off the eastern coast of Sweden probably dates from World War One rather than last year...

July 28, 2015
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

U.S. Rear Admiral Says Global Underwater Traffic Control Needed

The global undersea environment is increasingly crowded with the submarine equivalents of everything from jumbo jets to light aircraft, heightening the need for a control system to avoid mishaps, according to a senior U.S. naval officer.

May 13, 2015
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Sunday, October 19, 2014

Sweden Says Credible Reports of Foreign Submarine In Its Waters

Sweden released on Sunday a grainy photo of a mysterious vessel in Stockholm's archipelago, as the military hunted for a foreign submarine or divers in the country's biggest such mobilization since the Cold War.

October 19, 2014
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Video: Virginia-Class Submarine ‘John Warner’ Launched

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) has launched the Virginia-class submarine John Warner (SSN 785) at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, kicking off the final phases of construction prior to sea...

September 17, 2014
Total Views: 13

Monday, September 15, 2014
Maritime News

North Korea Seeking Submarines Capable of Firing Missiles

By Sam Kim Sept. 15 (Bloomberg) — North Korea has tried to enhance its submarines to make them capable of firing ballistic missiles as it seeks to boost its ability...

September 15, 2014
Total Views: 15

Monday, June 23, 2014

North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Showboats Rusted, 1950’s-Era Submarine – PHOTOS

North Korea's "Supreme Leader" Kim Jong-un visited a naval base recently to tour a staple of the People's Navy's subsea warfare capabilities: a rusted-up, 1950's-era clunker submarine.

June 23, 2014
Total Views: 76

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Russian Nuclear Submarine Rescues Sailors in Distress – PHOTOS

A group of civilian mariners got the surprise of their lives this Sunday when a giant Russian nuclear submarine came to the rescue after they had sent out a distress signal.

June 10, 2014
Total Views: 1013

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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$18 Billion Newbuild Order Awarded to General Dynamics

General Dynamics (GD) has their work cut out for them after winning a $17.6 billion newbuild order from the U.S. Navy yesterday. As a result of the order, General Dynamics’...

April 29, 2014
Total Views: 18

Monday, October 7, 2013
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Billionaires Emulating Jules Verne Take Submarines to Sea Depths

Oct. 7 (Bloomberg) — The strange contraption slowly being assembled in a modest industrial shed in Breda, a small city in the Netherlands, bears little resemblance to Nautilus, the fictional...

October 7, 2013
Total Views: 27