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Commando Subs Sending Drones, Robo-Torpedos into Combat

The U.S. Navy’s four Special Forces-optimized submarines are using a wide range of robots in combat in coastal areas, the Navy’s top officer for irregular warfare said in a surprisingly candid interview. The Ohio-class guided-missile subs, modified from surplus ballistic-missile boats, have been outfitted with robotic mini-subs and at least two types of unmanned aerial [...]
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Congressional Budget Office Concerned About Ohio Replacement Ballistic Submarine Program Costs

Biology / Paleontology : The Dragon's Tales (2 days ago)

The Navy rebuffed today a Congressional Budget Office estimate that the service is too optimistic about the cost of its new nuclear missile submarine. Still, whatever the final cost, it’s certain to be high — so high the Navy offici... Read Post

Russia to equip four Indian subs with new cruise missiles

Industries / Military : Defence Talk (5 years ago)

MOSCOW: Russia's Zvezdochka shipyard said on Wednesday it will install Club-S cruise missile systems on four Kilo class diesel submarines in service with the Indian navy in the next five years. Russia has built ten Kilo class submar... Read Post

Exclusive Pictures: Inside the Navy’s Newest Spy Sub

Industries / Military : Danger Room (3 years ago)

The Navy's newest fast-attack submarine is loaded with advanced sonar and radar-blocking tools, a special bay to take SEAL commandos stealthily to their secret missions, and 16 launch tubes for torpedoes and submarines. Its dives do... Read Post

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