Submarine accidents are more common than you might think and these are the 5 worst submarine disasters of the past 23 years.
Indonesian submarine goes missing, rescuers scrambleOn Duty
Update: Search and recovery forces have found an oil spill at the approximate coordinates the Indonesian submarine was last seen. It is now a race against time, as the submarine has oxygen for about 65 more hours. Rescue efforts have intensified with more countries coming to the help of Indonesia, including India, which is contributing […]
Navy buys more Virginia-class fast-attack submarinesOn Duty
The Navy has decided to purchase an additional Virginia-class fast-attack submarine at the cost of $2.2 billion. In 2019, the Navy and General Dynamics Electric Boat signed a $24.1 billion contract for nine Virginia-class fast-attack submarines with the option of an additional vessel if the request was made in the contract’s lifetime. Now, the Navy […]
USS Vermont, the Navy’s newest fast-attack submarineOn Duty
A few weeks ago, the USS Vermont, the newest submarine in the US Navy, sailed to Brazil for some good old military diplomacy. The USS Vermont is assigned to the 4th Fleet, which is the naval component of the US Southern Command and has Central and South America as its area of responsibility. The USS […]