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From gas to submarines, Great War was crucible for deadly innovation

From gas to submarines, Great War was crucible for deadly innovation

Fighter aircraft, tanks, submarines, heavy artillery: the horrors of warfare between 1914 and 1918 were a crucible for deadly technological innovation, including the poison gas that came to symbolize the barbarity of the conflict. When World War I broke out […]


Russia Prepared to Modify Submarines for Indian Tender

Russia Prepared to Modify Submarines for Indian Tender

Russian shipbuilders could adopt the design of submarines for an upcoming Indian tender to accommodate Brahmos missiles and an Indian-made air-independent propulsion system, the Rubin design bureau said Thursday. Russia is planning to offer its fourth-generation Amur-1650 boats in India’s […]


Taiwan gets US submarine-launched missiles: report

Taiwan gets US submarine-launched missiles: report

Taiwan has received the first shipment of anti-ship missiles which it ordered from the United States for its submarines, strengthening their attack capability, a senior official was Wednesday quoted as saying. Taiwan ordered the Harpoon missiles in 2008 as part […]


Russia Commissions New Attack Submarine

Russia Commissions New Attack Submarine

Russia’s first Project 885M Yasen-class attack submarine, the Severodvinsk, was handed over to the navy on Monday, a defense industry source told RIA Novosti. The submarine, designated as Graney-class by NATO, had been under construction at the Sevmash shipyard in […]


Saudi Arabia eyes buying German submarines: report

Saudi Arabia eyes buying German submarines: report

Saudi Arabia wants to buy five German submarines for around 2.5 billion euros ($3.4 billion) and more than two dozen more in the future, a newspaper reported Sunday. Citing unidentified government sources, Sunday’s Bild newspaper said Riyadh had its eye […]


China’s Nuclear Submarine Fleet Comes of Age

China’s Nuclear Submarine Fleet Comes of Age

China’s nuclear submarine fleet has had a remarkable safety record for more than 40 years and gained rich experience through rigorous training and drills, its fleet commanders said. “We are China’s first nuclear submarine force, and the 42 years since […]


Silent and Unseen: the Next Generation of Israeli Submarines

Silent and Unseen: the Next Generation of Israeli Submarines

The Israeli Navy is building up a fleet of sophisticated submarines just in time to welcome its newest and largest group of recruits. They move silently underwater, but don’t let the quiet fool you – these are sophisticated tools of […]


Taiwan military says China able to invade by 2020

Taiwan military says China able to invade by 2020

China’s arms buildup over the last two decades would give it the power to invade Taiwan by 2020 even if allies came to the island’s aid, a military report said Tuesday. The mainland’s annual military spending has grown on average […]


China Completes Development of New SSN

China Completes Development of New SSN

At the recent 2013 Four Northeastern Provinces Cooperation Leaders’ Conference held in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, Tan Zuojun, vice governor of Liaoning Province and former general manager of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, revealed that development of China’s fourth-generation nuclear submarines and […]


 
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