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India, Russia To Sign $3 Billion Nuclear Sub Deal This Week
March 05, 2019
India, Russia To Sign $3 Billion Nuclear Sub Deal This Week
India and Russia are set to sign a $3 billion lease agreement for a nuclear-powered attack sub on March 7, according to local media reports.
India, Russia To Sign $3 Billion Nuclear Sub Deal This Week
Australia's <em>Collins</em>-Class Submarines Enter a 20th Year of Trouble
February 16, 2019
Australia's Collins-Class Submarines Enter a 20th Year of Trouble
A Swedish shipyard’s troubles and Australia’s quest for new submarines.
Australia's Collins-Class Submarines Enter a 20th Year of Trouble
Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
August 10, 2018
Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
Since 1991, five of seven countries with a claim in the South China Sea have purchased at least one attack submarine.
Submarines in the South China Sea Conflict
Quantum Communications and Chinese SSBN Strategy
November 04, 2017
Quantum Communications and Chinese SSBN Strategy
China's quantum lead may have important implications for its SSBN force.
Quantum Communications and Chinese SSBN Strategy
The Sinpo-C-Class: A New North Korean Ballistic Missile Submarine Is Under Construction
October 18, 2017
The Sinpo-C-Class: A New North Korean Ballistic Missile Submarine Is Under Construction
U.S. intelligence has detected a large, new submarine under construction: the Sinpo-C.
The Sinpo-C-Class: A New North Korean Ballistic Missile Submarine Is Under Construction
Will Japan's Mitsubishi and Kawasaki Build India's Next Project 75(I) AIP Submarine?
July 24, 2017
Will Japan's Mitsubishi and Kawasaki Build India's Next Project 75(I) AIP Submarine?
Japan's Mitsubish-Kawasaki consortium has received an RFI from the Indian Navy. Where does it lead?
Will Japan's Mitsubishi and Kawasaki Build India's Next Project 75(I) AIP Submarine?
2 New Warships Commissioned Into PLAN’s East China Sea Fleet
December 13, 2016
2 New Warships Commissioned Into PLAN’s East China Sea Fleet
The two new corvettes were commissioned on December 12.
2 New Warships Commissioned Into PLAN’s East China Sea Fleet
Sub Hunters in the South China Sea? China Launches 40th Stealth Corvette
November 04, 2016
Sub Hunters in the South China Sea? China Launches 40th Stealth Corvette
China is launching one new corvette every six weeks.
Sub Hunters in the South China Sea? China Launches 40th Stealth Corvette
China Launches 3 New Stealth Warships
October 14, 2016
China Launches 3 New Stealth Warships
China's corvette construction program continues.
China Launches 3 New Stealth Warships
China to Supply Pakistan With 8 New Stealth Attack Submarines by 2028
August 30, 2016
China to Supply Pakistan With 8 New Stealth Attack Submarines by 2028
Four of the subs will be constructed in China and the remaining four in Pakistan.
China to Supply Pakistan With 8 New Stealth Attack Submarines by 2028
China Commissions New ‘Submarine Killer’ Warship for South China Sea
June 14, 2016
China Commissions New ‘Submarine Killer’ Warship for South China Sea
The new ship’s main area of responsibility will be the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.
China Commissions New ‘Submarine Killer’ Warship for South China Sea
The Indian Ocean Won't Be a 'Nuclear Free Zone' Anytime Soon
May 20, 2016
The Indian Ocean Won't Be a 'Nuclear Free Zone' Anytime Soon
Undersea nuclear deterrence in the Indian Ocean is here to stay.
The Indian Ocean Won't Be a 'Nuclear Free Zone' Anytime Soon
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
April 30, 2016
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
The Diplomat's defense editors discuss Australia's recent Collins-class replacement decision.
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
How Far Along Are North Korea's Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles?
January 11, 2016
How Far Along Are North Korea's Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles?
North Korea's latest submarine-launched ballistic missile video appears unconvincing.
How Far Along Are North Korea's Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missiles?
The Chinese Submarine Threat
December 10, 2015
The Chinese Submarine Threat
What is the scale of the threat to U.S. supercarriers of China’s growing undersea capabilities?
The Chinese Submarine Threat
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