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Zaozerk is the westernmost naval town basing Russia's Northern Fleet submarines. Located about 60 kilometres from the border to Norway, the town is home for submarine crews and their families. The base is homeport for Russia's most advanced 4th generation nuclear powered multi-purpose submarine, ...
submarine 361 was one of the later Type 035G Ming III models, which introduced the capability to engage opposing submerged submarines with guided torpedoes. Entering service in 1995, she and three sister ships numbered 359 through 362 formed the North Sea Fleet's 12th Submarine Brigade based ...

Germany's military hardware woes continue worsen: the German Parliament has announced that none of the German Navy's submarines are in operational ... "It's a real disaster for the navy, it's the first time in history that there will not be any submarine operating for months," said Hans-Peter Bartels, ...
The Royal navy welcomed the vessel to Portsmouth in a post on the naval base's official twitter account. It said: 'Welcome to @kon_marine and HMNLS Walrus. May this beautiful weather last for the rest of the weekend for you!' The 233ft boat is a Walrus-class submarine and has a top speed of 20 knots ...
The navy's shipbuilding and aircraft procurement accounts are getting a boost in the President's fiscal year 2019 budget proposal. "The department appreciates the strong support in Congress for naval shipbuilding," Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget Rear Adm. Brian E. Luther told reporters.
US Marine Corps Commandant General Robert Neller has said he wants a stronger undersea force to ensure marine access to the shore. "I want more submarines," Gen Neller said on 15 February during a speech at the Amphibious Warship Congressional Forum, sponsored by the Amphibious Warship ...

And tracking animals is precisely the idea - being a quiet and versatile aircraft/submarine, it can easily track groups of animals like dolphins for scientific research, following them until they stop for whatever reason, and patiently biding its time underwater (without wasting much energy) until the animals get ...
The most exotic world in our solar system is Saturn's moon Titan, with its hydrocarbon lakes and an atmosphere consisting of nitrogen and methane. Even more astounding, it rains methane in occasional monsoon-like downpours on the moon's frozen surface, where temperatures drop to -150oC. For some ...
The man charged in the death of Swedish journalist Kim Wall may have told a former lover about a murder plot before Wall was killed. Peter Madsen, a Danish inventor, reportedly texted a woman about murdering someone on board his submarine, Wired reported. Wall, 30, went missing in August after ...
A senior naval officer in charge of teaching future submarine captains "took his eye off the ball", leading his nuclear-powered submarine to collide with a tanker, a court martial has heard. Commander Justin Codd, 45, of UK Maritime Battle Staff, "wrote the book" on using optronic periscopes but was not ...
Wall, a Swedish journalist, went missing in August of last year after boarding Madsen's submarine for a story she was writing on the Danish inventor. He initially claimed to have no involvement in her disappearance, then said she died in an accident onboard his submarine and he "buried her at sea." Wall's ...
The conning tower of HMS Ambush was damaged when it collided with a vessel off Gibraltar. Photograph: DM Parody/AFP/Getty Images. A senior naval officer in charge of teaching future submarine captains "took his eye off the ball", leading his nuclear submarine to collide with a tanker, a court martial has ...
The market is majorly driven by the increasing demand for UUV's for naval intelligence; mine countermeasures (MCM) operations; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance roles; and anti-submarine warfare missions. Many countries are modernizing their naval defense units by manufacturing submarines; surface- ...
Researchers at Washington State University have constructed a replica of Titan's oceans to test a NASA submarine for an eventual mission to Saturn's largest moon. The scientists replicated ocean conditions, including temperatures of -300 degree Fahrenheit and a liquid content of methane and ethane ...
Photo: Indian Defence Ministry Crew are seem in top of the Indian nuclear submarine Arihant. PHOTO COURTESY: INDIAN DEFENCE MINISTRY. A Chinese newspaper has gleefully dismissed India's navy as "too amateurish" to operate nuclear submarines after the pride of its fleet was put out of service ...
Astute submarines are said to be the quietest in the world and boast Tomahawk missiles capable of hitting targets 754 miles away with pinpoint precision. Their sonar is so powerful it can detect ships leaving harbour in New York City from a listening point below the waters of the English Channel, and it can ...
The majority of Earth is covered in an ocean of liquid water, but the other worlds in our solar System are a whole lot different. Most don't have any kind of liquid on their surface, and while we know that there is definitely a liquid ocean under the thick ice of Enceladus, it might pose a big challenge to explore.

... accepted the Anti-submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) from DARPA, the Pentagon's premier technology-innovation agency. The sea Hunter, as the first ship of the ACTUV program is called, is an unmanned ship primarily designed to track quiet diesel-electric submarines for ...
engineers know how to design submarines on Earth, but building one gets a lot trickier when the temperature drops to -300 Fahrenheit and the ocean is made ... Washington State University researchers are working with NASA to determine how a submarine might work on Titan, the largest of Saturn's many ...
The USS Warner under construction in Newport News, one of the last two shipyards in the US able to build a nuclear-powered submarine. ... they need an escort of navy submarines and aircraft -- and (though Neller didn't mention this last one) probably also Aegis ships for anti-aircraft and missile defense.
27 years earlier, then Captain Grishkov was in command of one of six of the deadliest weapons the Soviet Union ever created, the massive Typhoon class nuclear ballistic missile (SSBN) submarine TK-17. It was during the most turbulent time in Russian affairs since WWII when TK-17 slunk beneath the ...
A Chinese newspaper has gleefully dismissed India's navy as "too amateurish" to operate nuclear submarines after the pride of its fleet was put out of service because someone had left a hatch door open. The Global Times also said India's military forces were a "hodgepodge" of incompatible technologies ...
Nearly a decade and a half later, the diesel-electric submarine has deployed to Asia -- farther from home than any Canadian sub in five decades -- on a .... After years of problems, Chicoutimi's far-flung deployment is intended to send a signal to allies -- and Canadians -- that the submarines can now go ...
The navy could begin deploying a self-piloting sea drone by the end of the year to hunt for submarines at a time when China and Russia are ... former Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work told Reuters that robotic vessels will be a countermeasure to Russia and China expanding their submarine fleets.
An Omsk nuclear submarine could also be added to the Pacific Fleet this year, after it was scheduled to receive the ship in 2019. The Zvezda Shipyard, a large shipbuilding and engineering complex, will soon start work on repairing and upgrading Project 955 Borei-class nuclear submarines.
In a shipyard in Newport News, Va., 10,000 shipbuilders are assembling the millions of pieces that will become the USS Montana. The components come from every state, but it's the items from Montana that will add some personality to submarine, which is 40 percent complete. The USS Montana SSN-794 ...
A senior scientist confirmed that China is building artificial intelligence-powered nuclear submarines that can think for themselves, according to a report. According to a researcher involved with the program, who requested anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the project, the AI-augmented submarine ...
Further to the north, 1,600 meters under the Norwegian Sea, is the Komsomolets nuclear submarine, which sank with a reactor and two nuclear warheads in 1989. And that's just the submarines. Between 1963 and 1972, the Soviet navy intentionally sank some 17,000 tons of solid radioactive waste, ...
China is working to update the rugged old computer systems on nuclear submarines with artificial intelligence to enhance the potential thinking skills of commanding officers, a senior scientist involved with the programme told the South China Morning Post. A submarine with AI-augmented brainpower not ...
The submarine is the lead vessel of four 'Walrus-class' submarines currently on active duty. The Walrus has a crew of 55 and specialises in stealth missions and can remain submerged for very long periods. It is equipped with four 21-inch torpedo tubes and 20 Honeywell torpedoes. "It is very high tech, ...
"[It] revolutionize[s] how we build submarines for our country," said Matt Needy, Newport News' vice president of operations. "A fixture of this magnitude allows us to significantly improve construction efficiencies and shorten our production span times in support of our current Virginia-class submarine ...
The submarine pipeline is a new challenge that will take her full dedication to complete, she said, and it's hard enough for both men and women without worrying about being different. Men were the only ones allowed to serve on navy submarines for years until female officers joined them in 2011. Another ...
More submarines are in our region, and protection measures mean giant mammals are more likely to either encounter boats or be confused for submarines themselves. The submarine Institute of Australia said submarine numbers were surging in the region. Much of that growth is due to China's increased ...
A nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarine has arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard to undergo a midlife refueling, receive technological upgrades, and get new berthing spaces for enlisted women, according to the navy. The USS Wyoming is one of 14 aging Ohio-class submarines that can fire nuclear ...
"On the other hand, we are now facing strict constraints in our defence budget and it is not affordable [for us] to maintain the adequate number of submarines by new construction." "Therefore, improving performance and life extension is indispensable in order to maintain a capable submarine force," he ...
New DelhiIndia yesterday launched the third of its six Scorpene-class submarines being built in Mumbai in collaboration with French firm Naval Group, previously known as DCNS. The INS Karanj, reported local media, will undergo year-long tests before being commissioned for use by the Indian navy.
This marks the first recorded presence of a Chinese submarine in the waters. The vessel cruised in the direction of the uninhabited Senkaku Islands, which have long been a source of friction between Japan and China. Beijing claims the islands and calls them Diaoyu. Another destroyer, the Oyodo, joined ...
The Ministry of Defence is facing a £20 billion black hole in its "unaffordable" plans for a new generation of warships, jets and submarines, the spending watchdog has warned. The National Audit Office said that the department's 10-year plan for new equipment failed to include a string of costs, including an ...
India has launched the third of six planned Scorpene-class (Kalvari-class) diesel-electric attack submarines (SSK) for the Indian navy at the naval dockyard in Mumbai on January 31, the Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced today. The new 1,565-ton submarine, christened Karanj, will now undergo ...
The Dutch vessel, the HNLMS Walrus is due to dock at Horgan's Quay in the early hours of Friday morning. The submarine is the lead vessel of four 'Walrus-class' submarines currently on active duty. The Walrus has a crew of 55 and specialises in stealth missions and can remain submerged for very long ...
Speaking at the ADECS 2018 conference in Singapore, Sukjoon Yoon, a retired Republic of Korea navy (ROKN) captain and now representing the Korea Institute for Military Affairs, said the motivating factor is North Korea's persistence in pursuing ever-larger submarines fitted with submarine-launched ...
"It (submarine) will undergo rigorous tests for the next one year before it is commissioned," Admiral Lanba said on the occasion. Total six submarines are going to be built at the MDL. Erstwhile Karanj was commissioned in @indiannavy on 04 Sep 1969 and was retired on 01 Aug 2003. Today she is rebor...
The submarine USS Missouri was commissioned in 2010 and was originally based out of Groton, Connecticut before the orders to mover her and her crew to Oahu came down. Packing up her 160 sailors and officers and their families and moving them thousands of miles away to an island in the Pacific is ...
The crew aboard an Argentine icebreaker in Antarctica have paid tribute to the ill-fated submariners on the ARA San Juan, which went missing in the Argentine sea on November 15. The crew on the icebreaker, ARA Almirante Irizar, formed the number 44 on the ice beside the ship to remember the 44 crew ...
Japan's defence ministry said anti-submarine ships and planes had been tracking the Chinese submarine since January 10. China's nuclear attack submarine has been in service since 2006, carrying out missions in the Indian Ocean and Western Pacific. Two of the submarines, type 093, were built in the ...
The attack submarine that was built by BAE Systems for the Royal navy was fully submerged, and will be ready for sea trials later in the year. Named HMS Audacious, she joins HMS Astute, HMS Artful and HMS Ambush as one of the billion-pound Astute-class submarines. We take a look at what these ...
Across vast stretches of the ocean, China is building a network of underwater sensors to detect submarines and strengthen its navy as the nation projects power further abroad. The underwater surveillance network, ... "All great powers put sensor arrays at the bottom of the ocean for anti-submarine warfare." ...
In the mid-2000s, converging technological developments enabled several major submarine producers around the world to begin to develop practical AIP systems. France, Germany, Japan, Sweden and China all laid down AIP-capable boats, in some cases exporting those submarines to customers ...
The video "Diving For The Wreck of Escobar's submarine" - uploaded to Discovery UK on YouTube - shows the men being taken in a boat to the location. They believed the site had been down there for decades but had only recently been uncovered by a storm which shifted the sand on the seabed.
For example, the Indonesian navy decided to acquire modified Type 209/1400 Chang Bogo-class diesel-electric submarines from South Korea. The Royal Thai Navy selected the S26T (export variant of the Chinese Type 039A/B yuan class) to kick-start its submarine capability that it lost in the 1950s.


 

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