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UK serviceman in custody over nuclear subs safety ‘flaws’ leak

UK serviceman in custody over nuclear subs safety ‘flaws’ leak

A junior British serviceman who published allegations of safety and security lapses around Britain’s submarine-based nuclear missile defence system is now in military police custody, the Royal Navy said Tuesday. William McNeilly, 25, claimed Britain’s nuclear deterrent was a “disaster […]


Finnish military fires on suspected submarine in Baltic

Finnish military fires on suspected submarine in Baltic

Finland said Tuesday its navy had fired warning shots at a possible submarine off the coast of Helsinki in the early hours of the morning. “During surveillance of (Finland’s) territorial integrity, the navy detected a possible underwater object at midday […]


Pentagon Launches Submarine-Tracking Unmanned Ghost Ships

Pentagon Launches Submarine-Tracking Unmanned Ghost Ships

The Pentagon has moved one step closer toward its goal of creating an unmanned, autonomous patrol ship. Set to drift in the high seas, the robotic Sea Hunter will silently follow potentially hostile submarines. In 1872, British sailors spotted the […]


German Federal Security Council OKs Submarine Delivery to Israel

German Federal Security Council OKs Submarine Delivery to Israel

The German body that monitors the export of military goods, the Federal Security Council, has given the green light for the delivery of another submarine to Israel. The decision could be a contentious one. Israel is to receive the fifth […]


Saab and Damen Team for Dutch Future Submarine Replacement Program

Walrus class Submarine

Swedish defense and security company Saab is teaming with Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group to explore future opportunities in the international submarine market. The companies have signed an exclusive teaming agreement to work together in pursuit of the potential Walrus-class […]


North Korea developing submarine-based missiles: US think-tank

North Korea developing submarine-based missiles: US think-tank

Recent satellite images offer fresh evidence of North Korea developing a marine-based missile system that would give the nuclear-armed state a survivable second-strike nuclear capability, a US think-tank said Friday. The commercial satellite pictures suggest the conning tower of a […]


Sweden confirms second ‘submarine’ sighting

Sweden confirms second ‘submarine’ sighting

Sweden’s military on Sunday confirmed a second sighting in October of what appeared to have been a submarine in waters near Stockholm city center, not long after a search had been launched for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast. […]


Australia yet to decide on submarine fleet plan: ministry

Australia yet to decide on submarine fleet plan: ministry

Australia is in talks with Japan and others on the design and production of its new submarines, the defence department said Tuesday, but did not confirm reports the two nations would jointly build the fleet. Australia is seeking to replace […]


Third Borey-Class Strategic Nuclear Submarine Joins Russian Navy

Third Borey-Class Strategic Nuclear Submarine Joins Russian Navy

Russia’s third Borey-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, the Vladimir Monomakh, was officially inducted in the Russian Navy on Friday, the Sevmash shipyard reported. “The ceremony of raising the Russian Navy colors on the Vladimir Monomakh submarine on Friday, December 19, […]


Norway Launches New Submarine Project

Norway Launches New Submarine Project

A project led by the Ministry of Defence has since 2007 studied Norway’s future submarine capability. Several options have been looked at in the process. The Government has now decided that the project will enter a definition phase and evaluate […]


 
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