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  • An Amazing Story: How a Sub Sailed the Pacific with Sails Made From Hammocks & Blankets

    05/10/2021 12:00:57 PM PDT · by mylife · 16 replies
    during what looked like a standard search and rescue mission, they were met by a strange twist of fate. The crew of the submarine very soon found encountered a situation where they were the ones in need of saving. Having incorrectly estimated the amount of fuel needed for the mission, when they arrived at the spot where Conestoga was presumed to be, the submarine had run out of usable fuel. Since its electric motors lacked enough battery power to transport them back to base, they were stranded some 100 nautical miles from Hawaii, caught in a desperate situation. To make...
  • Indonesia's sunken submarine may have been hit by a powerful force known as an internal wave

    05/01/2021 12:15:16 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 71 replies
    https://www.abc.net.au ^ | 5/1/2021 | Anne Barker
    As an Indonesian navy submarine crewed by 53 men glided below the surface of the Bali Sea during a routine training exercise, it may have been hit by an invisible but powerful force that dragged them to the deep. Indonesian navy officials suspect an internal solitary wave, known to occur in the seas around Bali, may have caused the sinking of KRI Nanggala 402, and the loss of its 53 crew. The vessel sank to a depth of 838 metres, far beyond the reach of rescuers. As the personal effects of crew members floated up and the oxygen supply on...
  • Missing Indonesian submarine found broken into at least 3 parts

    04/25/2021 10:59:24 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 28 replies
    nbc ^ | https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/missing-indonesian-submarine-found-broken-least-3-parts-n1265210
    A missing Indonesian submarine has been found, broken into at least three parts, deep in the Bali Sea, army and navy officials said on Sunday, as the president sent condolences to relatives of the 53 crew. Rescuers found new objects, including a life vest, that they believe belong to those aboard the 44-year old KRI Nanggala-402, which lost contact on Wednesday as it prepared to conduct a torpedo drill. Margono said on Saturday that a sonar scan had detected a submarine-like object at 2,800 feet, beyond the Nanggala's diving range. Indonesia had five submarines before the latest accident: two German-built...
  • Indonesian Rescuers Recover Debris Believed to Be From Missing Submarine - Official

    04/24/2021 7:27:57 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 24 replies
    US News & World Report ^ | April 24, 2021, at 5:18 a.m.
    The Indonesian navy chief of staff said a scan had detected the submarine at 850 metres (2,788 feet), well beyond its survivable limits. The submarine, which disappeared as it prepared to conduct a torpedo drill, is designed to withstand a depth of up to 500 metres (1,640 ft).
  • Indonesia navy declares lost sub sunk, all 53 aboard dead

    04/24/2021 5:15:11 AM PDT · by mylife · 44 replies
    Indonesia’s navy on Saturday declared its missing submarine had sunk and cracked open, killing 53 crew members aboard, after finding items from the vessel over the past two days. Military chief Hadi Tjahjanto said the presence of an oil slick as well as debris near the site where the submarine’s last dive on Wednesday off the island of Bali were clear proof the KRI Nanggala 402 sank. Indonesia earlier considered the vessel to be only missing. Navy Chief Yudo Margono told a press conference in Bali, “If it’s an explosion, it will be in pieces. The cracks happened gradually in...
  • Indonesian navy searching for missing submarine with 53 on board; oil spill found near dive position

    04/21/2021 6:29:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    The Jakarta Post ^ | 21 Apr 2021
    Indonesia's navy is searching for a submarine that has gone missing with 53 people on board, the country's military chief Hadi Tjahjanto said on Wednesday (Apr 21). An oil spill was found near the dive position at 7am, Western Indonesian time (8am, Singapore time) and two navy vessels with sonar capability have been deployed to assist in the search, said Indonesia's Ministry of Defence. The submarine, KRI Nanggala 402, was taking part in a torpedo drill in north Bali waters but failed to relay results of the exercise as expected, said spokesman First Admiral Julius Widjojono. "We are still searching...
  • 'It was horrific': Sailor's death at the Kahala Hotel and Resort stirs emotions been [Hawaii]

    04/13/2021 2:02:08 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 13 replies
    KHON2 TV ^ | April 12, 2021 | Max Rodriguez
    HONOLULU (KHON2) -- It was tense hours for those stuck inside The Kahala Hotel and Resort during Saturday’s barricade. A guest who stayed two flights above the suspect said he has traveled back home, but it is an experience that is difficult to leave behind. Get Hawaii’s latest news sent to your inbox, click here to subscribe to News 2 You, a daily newsletter. https://nxslink.khon2.com/join/6sd/signup A gunman barricaded himself inside his hotel room and forced all guests at the Kahala to seek shelter. Some people sheltered in the lobby and ballroom, others like David Fox remained inside their room when...
  • U.S. Navy Has Patents on Tech It Says Will ‘Engineer the Fabric of Reality’

    02/04/2021 2:20:43 PM PST · by Mariner · 79 replies
    Vice ^ | February 3rd, 2021 | Matthew Gault
    The U.S. Navy has patents on weird and little understood technology. According to patents filed by the Navy, it is working on a compact fusion reactor that could power cities, an engine that works using “inertial mass reduction,” and a “hybrid aerospace-underwater craft.” Dubbed the “UFO patents, The War Zone has reported that the Navy had to build prototypes of some of the outlandish tech to prove it worked.Dr. Salvatore Cezar Pais is the man behind the patents and The War Zone has proven the man exists, at least on paper. Pais has worked for a number of different departments...
  • Trump Tweets Surprise Threat To Iran After Latest Attack On Baghdad Embassy

    12/23/2020 4:42:55 PM PST · by blam · 46 replies
    Hedge Accordingly ^ | 12-23-2020 | Tyler Durden
    Trump Tweets Surprise Threat To Iran After Latest Attack On Baghdad Embassy President Trump in a surprise late Wednesday tweet has directly blamed Iran for the Sunday rocket attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad, which according to prior reports involved eight ground-fired rockets targeting the compound. It comes as the USS Georgia nuclear submarine is currently deployed to the Strait of Hormuz in very open signaling that the Pentagon is prepared to react to any possible escalation form the Islamic Republic. Trump cited intelligence chatter in his latest statement on Twitter, saying, “Our embassy in Baghdad got hit Sunday...
  • Image Shows Chinese Submarine Entering Mysterious Cave Facility At South China Sea Base

    08/21/2020 1:03:04 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    The Drive ^ | August 19, 2020
    China's massive Yulin Naval Base on Hainan Island is one of the greatest strategic interests in the region. It is home to China's nuclear ballistic missile submarine fleet—the backbone of its second-strike deterrent—as well as other submarines. It sits at the northern edge of the highly contentious South China Sea. To its east is the gateway to the open Pacific and Taiwan. The most intriguing feature of this facility is the mysterious submarine cave built into the side of a mountain that dominates the southern end of the installation. Although I have seen satellite images of the roadway barges removed...
  • Video Shows Massive Iranian Navy Submarine Being Moved By Road

    07/28/2020 5:56:45 PM PDT · by texas booster · 77 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 8, 2020 | H I Sutton
    Iran’s three Kilo Class submarines are the most potent warships in their navy. A video has surfaced on social media showing one of them being transported by road. ... The implication is that at least one of the boats is not currently seaworthy. The footage shows the Project 877 Kilo Class submarine on a special low-loader. Although the video is undated, it appears current. It has been picked up by Iranian-language media outlets such as the Jamejam Daily, after it was posted on social media. The description being passed around says that it is on its way to (or in)...
  • Operation Petticoat

    06/24/2020 4:52:56 AM PDT · by King_Corey · 22 replies
    Universal Pictures ^ | 12/18/1959 | Blake Edwards
    Watch something that will take your mind off of the current PC/Woke/Covid/BLM issues of the day and enjoy when movies were good.
  • Submarine Memorial Speech WWII (Author- WWII Submarine Veteran Billy Grieves)

    06/12/2020 9:29:45 AM PDT · by Dbdaily · 4 replies
    SoundCloud ^ | 2007 | Eric ryle
    Click The Image for the entire Speech Performed Speech 2007 By Eric Ryle - Former Editor of TheSubReport.com 2005-2010. Performed with The Piece An American Elegy in the Background. #TheSubVet 1993 MEMORIAL SERVICE SPEECH by: Written and Spoken By Billy Grieves at Anaheim, CA Entire Speech can be viewed Here Billy Grieves Videos for Historical History are Here The Memorial Speech honors the 52 submarines that were lost in World War II Frank Ticheli's An American Elegy
  • Russia's New Super Quiet Ballistic Missile Sub In “Final” Sea Trials After Years Of Delays

    05/14/2020 7:54:27 PM PDT · by cba123 · 32 replies
    The Drive ^ | May 13, 2020 | BY JOSEPH TREVITHICK
    The Russian Navy's newest ballistic missile submarine, the Project 955A Borei-A class Knyaz Vladimir, has headed out for its "final" sea trials, indicating that it could finally enter service in the near future. The boat was originally set to formally join Russia's Northern Fleet back in 2017, but that schedule repeatedly slipped due to technical issues. (Please see link for full story)
  • The Swedish Submarine that Sank a US Aircraft Carrier

    05/09/2020 12:40:45 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 35 replies
    Brand-new, nuclear powered, capable of carrying twice as many aircraft as most competing foreign carriers, and protected by an entire task force... the $6.2 billion USS Ronald Reagan seemed invincible leading up to an international war game exercise in 2005. It was a stunning blow then, and a complete shock, when - against all odds - a super stealth submarine from Sweden snuck past the USS Ronald Regan’s defenses and scored enough mock torpedo hits to sink it during *multiple* attack runs. The Americans never saw it coming… and never saw it leave… https://youtu.be/L26RZdmQ2nE  
  • Here's Why An E-6B Doomsday Plane Was Flying Tight Circles Off The Jersey Shore Today

    12/13/2019 6:26:40 PM PST · by ameribbean expat · 50 replies
    Not only were they among the last Boeing 707 derivatives ever built, but they are also packed full of EMP hardened systems and highly skilled crews that would literally hold the world as we know it in their hands during a major crisis. Although advanced and highly secure satellite communications and line-of-sight data-links are critical parts of their capability set, a far more cumbersome system is used to talk to ballistic missile submarines hiding deep below the waves. The deployment of this fascinating capability was caught today by a plane tracker that was monitoring an E-6B operating off the coast...
  • Floating Dock with submarine sank in Russian Naval Base

    12/15/2019 11:46:42 AM PST · by gandalftb · 30 replies
    MARITIME BULLETIN ^ | STEPAN KOTCHERGA | STEPAN KOTCHERGA
    Floating dock PD-16 with diesel submarine B-380 in it sank in Sevastopol, Russian Navy Base, Black sea, early in the morning Dec 15. Submarine was decommissioned in 2016, Naval dock PD-16 was also decommissioned.
  • Chinese Govt. Denies Rumors of Radiation Leak on Nuclear Submarine

    08/06/2011 11:26:23 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    Arirang News ^ | 08/06/11
    Chinese Govt. Denies Rumors of Radiation Leak on Nuclear Submarine The Chinese government has officially denied reports that radiation has leaked from its newest nuclear submarine. According to the Global Times, which sometimes serves as a mouthpiece for the Chinese Communist Party, the defense ministry in Beijing said the sub docked in the port of Dalian has not leaked radiation. The rumors began with a report on the Chinese language website buxun.com, operated in the United States, and then quickly spread across the Internet through Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter. The Korean defense ministry has said that if radiation...
  • Report: North Korea preparing ballistic missile submarine

    08/28/2019 12:02:09 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 74 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 28/8/19
    North Korea appears to be preparing to test a new ballistic missile submarine capable of launching nuclear missiles, significantly bolstering the regime’s ability to conduct long-distance attacks. Satellite photographs taken Monday of the Sinpo South Shipyard in North Korea show the new submarine with nearby cranes and support craft, suggesting the submarine may be in preparation for a launch test. Last month, North Korea claimed that Kim Jong Un had inspected a “newly built submarine” at the shipyard. The new photographs appear to confirm the claim, say Joseph Bermudez and Victor Cha of Beyond Parallel, a research project backed by...
  • Life inside the largest submarine ever built - and still being used (TR)

    08/15/2019 10:40:43 AM PDT · by DFG · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 08/15/2019 | Danyal Hussain
    Photos showing off the inside of a Russian nuclear submarine, the largest in active service in the world, have been released, with the huge ship being the inspiration behind the sub from the classic Sean Connery movie The Hunt for Red October. Images show crew members working on the Typhoon-class sub, also known as an Akula, a nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine belonging to the Russian Navy. The sub appears to be the Dmitriy Donskoi, which entered into active service in 1982 and, after the decommissioning and scrapping of its Typhoon sister boats, became the largest submarine in the world. The...