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The US just awarded a billion-dollar contract for a critical anti-submarine tool that may soon be in short supply
The Pentagon awarded $1.041 billion defense contract on July 18 for air-launched, expendable sonobuoys — a vital tool for detecting submarines.
The US and India practiced hunting subs for the first time since signing a deal making it easier to keep track of China
The US and India are improving their anti-submarine warfare capabilities and communications as China has steps up its sub patrols in the Indian Ocean.
The US Navy’s carriers have a gaping hole in their defenses against a growing threat, and drones may soon fill it
The Navy phased out several aircraft after the Cold War. Now, with similar threats emerging, it may need to find new ways to regain old abilities.
Russia’s submarines are showing they can strike deep inside Europe, and they’ve got the US Navy on edge
Western officials have warned repeatedly about Russia's increasingly sophisticated and active submarines, but it's what those submarines can do to land targets that may stir the most worry among those leaders and the US Navy.
The US and India have been seeking closer ties for years. The latest deal they signed moves their militaries closer together — and will make it easier to hunt down enemy forces.
The US Navy's submarines have clear advantages over their Chinese counterparts, but in a showdown at sea — when time and geography play a major role — both sides may find their edge eroded.
The Navy thinks Russian subs are a growing threat to Europe, and it’s mounting a full-court press to counter them
US and European naval officials have repeatedly expressed concern about Russia's increasingly active and sophisticated submarines, but countering those subs will take more than just other, better subs.
2 more US allies are buying the world’s most advanced sub-hunting airplane, and that should concern China
Two more US allies are poised to buy the P-8A Poseidon, confirming it's one of the world's best sub-hunting aircraft and a counter to China's growing naval might and expansive claims that are unsettling the region.
India is beefing up its military amid increasing Chinese naval activity in the Indian Ocean.
China’s growing submarine force is ‘armed to the teeth’ — and the rest of the Pacific is racing to keep up
The US Navy's submarines are the cream of the crop in the Pacific, but they're not the only game in town.