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The Trump administration expelled 60 Russian diplomats and closed the Russian consulate in Seattle — the latter to help block Moscow from spying on U.S. Naval Base Kitsap, the home port of U.S. Navy nuclear submarines in Washington State. The White House took the dramatic step in conjunction with ...
The United States is ordering the closure, by April 2, of Russia's consulate in the Pacific port city of Seattle in the state of Washington, noting its close proximity to the Boeing aircraft plant and the Kitsap Naval Base, the home port for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines. The consulate is “part of this broader ...

Komsomolets sank in 5,250 feet of water, complete with its nuclear reactor and two nuclear-armed Shkval torpedoes. Between 1989 and 1998 seven expeditions were carried out to secure the reactor against radioactive release and seal the torpedo tubes. Russian sources allege that during these visits, ...
The United States Navy commissioned its news attack submarine, USS Colorado (SSN-788) into service this weekend. The powerful Block III Virginia-class attack submarine is the fifteenth vessel of its kind to join the fleet as they slowly replace the long-serving Los Angeles-class boats as the backbone of ...
The total cost of the US navy's new ballistic missile submarine fleet will be an “eye-watering” $US100 billion ($128b). Earlier this week, Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer said deep under the ocean remains the best best place to hide a nuclear deterrent - but it comes at a price. The US Navy is seeking to ...
Russian military official claims nuclear submarines approached US bases undetected. by Diana Stancy Correll. | March 16, 2018 06:38 PM. Print this article. Russia Avoiding Armageddon Russian officer Sergey Starshinov claimed Russian submarines came “close enough” to American shores and were “undetected.".

The commander of a division of Russian nuclear submarines boasted in a documentary on state-controlled television that his vessels sailed undetected near a U.S. navy base on the American coast. Sergei Starshinov, commander of a division of Akula-class, Shchuka-B submarines, made the claim on ...
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Two American and one UK submarines on a military exercise in the Arctic are being supported by a temporary base on a moving sheet of ice that includes a dining hall for 50 staff, a runway for fixed-wing aircraft and toilets designed to protect the region's fragile ecosystem from the ...
The U.S. Navy's new fleet of nuclear submarines will carry an eye-watering $100 billion price tag, Navy Secretary Richard Spencer has said. Spencer was ... The Columbia-class nuclear submarine fleet, which is currently under development, is set to enter service in 2031 and serve until 2085. The 12 ...
General Dynamics, being one of the only two contractors in the world equipped to build nuclear-powered submarines, enjoys a dominant position as a Navy contractor. Nations are strategically ... This in turn is expected to further strengthen the company's position in the nuclear-powered submarine industry.

The Navy posted the above video showing an animation of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine Hartford's surfacing in the Arctic Ocean last week for Ice Exercise 2018, or ICEX. Superimposed on the animation is a live-action view of inside the Hartford as it surfaces. It's a tense moment to be sure, ...
Hundreds of sailors from the US Navy and British Royal Navy meet under an ice floe in the Arctic Sea for ICEX 2018. SHARE · TWEET · David Axe. Mar 12 2018, 6:00am. Image: Arctic Submarine Laboratory/Facebook. Three nuclear-powered attack submarines are heading for a rapidly-melting North Pole for the US Navy's ...
Kristian Saucier, the former U.S. Navy sailor who served a year behind bars for taking photos of classified areas in a nuclear submarine, has been pardoned, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Friday. Saucier recently received a letter from the Department of Justice saying it was taking a new ...
Iran has declared its intention to build nuclear submarines despite a succession of warnings from U.S. officials and President Donald Trump that a 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran could be scrapped. A report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog, revealed that in ...
Curtiss-Wright will add Dresser-Rand Government Business, a unit of Siemens Government Technologies, to its portfolio in a $212.5 million deal. The acquisition was announced on Feb. 20. Siemens Government Technologies is a wholly-owned U.S.-based subsidiary of Siemens AG. The Dresser-Rand ...
Additionally, several other nuclear powered submarines, including a few Oscar-II class subs, are based at the piers in Bolshaya Lopatka, the naval facility served by the officers living in Zaozersk. Temperatures in the area were varying between -15 to -22º Celsius on Sunday and Monday. It is regional news ...
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 ...
American and British nuclear-powered attack submarines have kicked off the biennial Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2018 wargames in the Arctic Ocean this week. The five-week biennial exercise is designed assess the U.S. Navy's operational readiness for warfare in the Arctic. The exercise helps to increase the ...


 

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