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n underwater test-firing of a strategic submarine ballistic missile is seen in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on April 24, 2016.

North Korea is building a new ballistic missile submarine that could one day be a nightmare for the US and its allies

North Korea is widely believed to be developing a new ballistic missile submarine that could one day be trouble for US forces and allies in Asia.
Russian nuclear submarine Dmitry Donskoy sails under the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark on its way to Saint Petersburg, July 21, 2017.

The 14 Russian sailors who died aboard a top secret spy submarine could have probably made it out

Rather than evacuate, the crew shut the hatch and fought the fire with everything they had it. An explosion is believed to have killed the crew.

Close analysis of Kim Jong Un’s new nuclear-missile submarine reveals it’s bound for a suicide mission

A submarine expert compared North Korea's old technology to taking a '67 Chevy and trying to drive it cross country without a major overhaul.
A blurry photo of what is believed to be the Losharik

Dead sailors stopped a ‘planetary catastrophe’ aboard a secret submarine, a top Russian naval officer said at their funeral

Their heroism prevented the submarine fire from being a broader disaster, a likely reference to their actions to prevent a nuclear reactor meltdown.
Pakistan's navy shared a video on Tuesday of what it said was an Indian navy submarine near Pakistan's waters.

Pakistan says it intercepted an Indian submarine near its waters, a week after the dogfight over Kashmir

The Pakistan Navy shared video and a photo that it said showed a submarine it stopped Monday, a week after tensions between the nuclear rivals spiked.
Iran's Ghadir submarine menaces behind a US carrier strike group.

Iran releases video of its submarine sinking a US aircraft carrier by exploiting a key weakness

Iran's Ghadir class might not be advanced by objective standards, but a hole in US defenses means it actually does have a shot at sinking a carrier.

China tests new sub-launched ballistic missile that will raise the stakes in a nuclear war with the US

The new missile is believed to have a greater range, giving Chinese submarines the ability to strike the continental US from farther away.

Argentina releases first images of the submarine San Juan — lost a year ago at 3,000 feet deep with all its crew

Argentina's navy release the first images of the submarine ARA San Juan, which was found on the seafloor just over a year after going missing.
USS Indiana

Step inside the newly commissioned USS Indiana, one of the US Navy’s most lethal submarines ever built

The attack submarine USS Indiana features two massive Virginia Payload Tubes, each of which can launch six Tomahawk cruise missiles.

US submarines are better than China’s ‘by far,’ but in a war that may not matter

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.