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Maritime Image of the Day: “Sub Kill Shot”

Navy warship on horizon. Submarine periscope in foreground

PortandTerminal.com, November 14, 2020 “For every sailor who’s not in a submarine, submarines are real scary” HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – Today’s Maritime Image of the Day is menacing. It was taken during war game manoeuvres in 2018 and shows the simulated “kill shot” of a U.S. Navy nuclear attack submarine sinking a British carrier. Had the scenario been real, the …

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Norwegian car carrier collides with Korean submarine

South Korean submarine. Flag.

PortandTerminal.com, July 17, 2020 For many, this latest incident – thankfully minor, will remind them of the Ehime Maru and USS Greeneville collision in 2001 BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA – Maritime Bulletin is reporting that a car carrier, the HOEGH LONDON has collided with a Korean Navy submarine southeast of Gadeokdo island near Busan. Reports from Korean media say that the incident occurred on …

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Extreme Logistics: Watch a massive Iranian submarine being moved by road

Screen grab. Submarine on flatbed truck

PortandTerminal.com, July 8, 2020 DUBAI – A video of one of Iran’s three Kilo-class submarines being transported by truck was posted to social media today and is being reported on in Iranian media. Kilo-class subs are diesel-electric attack submarines designed and built in the Soviet Union for the Soviet Navy and were built up until the mid-1990s. Iran bought three Kilo-Class submarines from Russia (known as Tareq-class …

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General Dynamics, Huntington Ingalls win $22 bln contract for U.S. subs

Reuters, December 2, 2019 WASHINGTON — General Dynamics Corp was named lead contractor on a $22.2 billion U.S. Navy contract for the construction of nine Virginia-class submarines, the Pentagon said on Monday in announcing its largest-ever shipbuilding award. General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp is the prime contractor and Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc is a major subcontractor, the Pentagon said in …

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THE KURSK TRAGEDY: Raw wound reopened in Russia

PortandTerminal.com, July 4, 2019 The deaths of 14 elite submariners in Russia this week onboard the secret Losharik submarine has reopened a raw wound for the nation that still remembers the loss in 2000 of 118 crew members onboard the Kursk submarine MOSCOW, RUSSIA – The Losharik is one of the most unique and capable in Russia’s naval fleet. The …

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Fire kills 14 sailors on Russian top-secret navy submersible

PortandTerminal.com, July 2, 2019 In a rare public disclosure, Russia has revealed a fire onboard a top-secret navy submersible has left 14 sailors dead in an incident involving one of the country’s most shadowy military projects MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Fourteen submariners on board a Russian Defense Ministry research vessel were killed in a fire while carrying out a survey of the …

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