#Nuclear Submarine

Russia hopes AUKUS will abandon nuclear submarine project: Envoy in Vienna

Moscow [Russia], November 27 (ANI/Sputnik): Moscow expects that Australia, the UK and the US will abandon plans to implement the project on nuclear submarines as part of the AUKUS partnership, Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, said Saturday. "We hope that in the long run common...
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The Soviet Submarine That Could Outrun Torpedoes

The Soviets made rapid advancements in submarine technology following World War II. Here's What You Need to Remember: The speed and diving depth of the Alfa allowed it to evade most contemporary NATO torpedoes, although in combat this would also have made it difficult for the Alfa to move into attack position.
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The USS Nautilus is One of the Most Important Submarines of All Time

The USS Nautilus traveled around the world, blockaded Cuba in the early 1960s, and set the standard for nuclear-powered submarines. Here's What You Need to Know: Nautilus was formally commissioned into service on September 30, 1954, but it didn’t take to sea for months. Its reactor was started up on December 30, and on January 17, 1955, it finally left the pier, sending the signal UNDERWAY ON NUCLEAR POWER.
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Russian Admiral Says Kursk Sank Following Collision With NATO Sub

The Kursk, a Russian nuclear submarine, sank on 12 August 2000, during a Northern Fleet drill at a depth of 108 meters, killing all 118 crew members. According to the official story, the tragedy was caused by a torpedo explosion on board. According to a Russian Admiral, the sinking of the Kursk was the result of a collision with a NATO submarine. The ship’s demise in 2000 remains one of the most tragic losses in the history of the Russian Navy.

Russia has Sortied their ENTIRE Nuclear Submarine Fleet

One day after the United States told Russia "all options are on the table" for the U.S. in the event Russia moves against Ukraine, Russian nuclear submarines based in Vilyuchinsk, on the Kamchatka Peninsula have been urgently sent to sea. PREMIUM CONTENT:. This section of the article is only available...

The Story of USS San Francisco's Underwater Collision in 2005

A chief petty officer described the scene as looking like a “slaughterhouse,” with blood running everywhere. Ninety-eight crewmen were injured with one fatally injured. Here's What You Need To Remember: The bow of sister submarine USS Honolulu, soon to be retired, was removed and welded onto San Francisco. The submarine rejoined the fleet in 2009 and served for another seven years.

Submarines are China's Top Undersea Priority

Like their Russian Cold War-era counterparts, China’s second-generation SSBNs have lagged behind U.S. submarines in noise generation and detectability. Here’s What You Need to Remember: As with its other submarine categories, PLAN has been making large investments to field a modernized SSBN force into the coming decades. There are six Type 094 submarines, with two more planned units to make for a total of eight.

Russia Is Upgrading Its Pacific Fleet with Four New Nuclear Subs

Navarsky’s announcement comes amid a new spike in military tensions in the Asia-Pacific region. Here’s What You Need to Remember: Navarsky confirmed that the Pacific Fleet will receive two upgraded Borei-A nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) and two Yasen-class nuclear-powered cruise missile submarines in coming years. Navarsky did not name the specific submarine models slated for the Pacific Fleet.
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US & UK to share classified submarine data with Australia under AUKUS

Washington, London, and Canberra have signed an agreement on the sharing of sensitive, classified submarine data as part of the AUKUS pact to arm Australia with nuclear-powered subs, reached by the sides in September. The newly-signed deal will allow the US and the UK to share nuclear propulsion information with...

Russia's Famous Typhoon-class Submarine Is on Its Way out

Here's What You Need to Remember: Whatever the durability benefits of this approach, it certainly did not help reign in the submarines’ exorbitant production cost. As previously discussed by The National Interest, titanium is notoriously difficult to handle and extract under any circumstances, but especially in the vast quantities demanded by the Typhoon vessels’ size.

Australia, UK, and US sign nuclear propulsion info sharing agreement

Australia has signed an agreement with the US and UK that formalises the exchange of sensitive and classified naval nuclear submarine information. This Exchange of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Information Agreement is part of the three-way arrangement under the AUKUS defence and security partnership that took effect in September this year.

Sweden’s AIP Submarines are an Affordable Underwater Alternative

Stockholm finally committed to procure two A26s at a price equivalent to $959 million—less than a fifth the unit cost of a nuclear-powered Virginia class submarine of the U.S. Navy. Here’s What You Need to Remember: Sweden’s two A26s should be completed between 2022 and 2024, at which point it...