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The AS-12 Losharik pictured in 2010.

The Russian submarine that caught fire and killed 14 may have been designed to cut undersea internet cables

Two independent Russian outlets said it was an AS-12 Losharik, a nuclear-powered vessel that may be designed to cut undersea cables. Moscow has kept mum.
Russian nuclear submarine Dmitry Donskoy sails under the Great Belt Bridge in Denmark on its way to Saint Petersburg, July 21, 2017.

14 Russian submariners dead after fire on Navy research vessel, Russian media reports

The unnamed vessel had been studying the ocean floor near the naval base of Severomorsk when it caught fire on Monday, Interfax reported.

An explorer who dove to the deepest point in the ocean found a plastic bag and candy wrappers at the bottom

Explorer Victor Vescovo found trash at the bottom of the Challenger Deep, the deepest known point on Earth.
Liaoning, China's first aircraft carrier

China is building a powerful navy to take on the US in the Pacific — here’s what its arsenal looks like

China's naval forces are changing rapidly and growing at breakneck pace. Here's what the country is putting in its arsenal.
Russian President Putin watches the launch of a missile during naval exercises in Russia’s Arctic North on board the nuclear missile cruiser Pyotr Veliky (Peter the Great), Aug. 17, 2005

Russia says it’s going to arm a submarine with 6 nuclear ‘doomsday’ devices

Russia has repeatedly threatened the US and Europe with the weapon, which it said it could park off a coast and detonate at a time of its choosing.
A US Navy Chief Petty Officer of the Boat, a pre-commissioned Unit (PCU) South Dakota submariner, stands and watches as the submarine arrives into Port Canaveral during an underway somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean Nov 27, 2018.

‘America’s first millennial submarine’ is also its deadliest hunter-killer ever — step inside the USS South Dakota

Millennials are killing... Russian and Chinese submarines. Step inside the US's deadliest attack submarine.
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft in Keflavik, Iceland, for anti-submarine warfare training, April 28, 2017.

The US Navy’s best sub-hunting aircraft is facing some nagging problems

The P-8A Poseidon's capabilities continue to advance, but some lingering problems may affect the health of the Navy's fleet.
A S-3A Viking from the anti-submarine squadron VS-37 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation, December 11 1986.

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.
This $48 million Triton submarine just went to the deepest part of the Atlantic, the Puerto Rico Trench.

A $48 million submarine just took a record-breaking dive into the deepest corner of the Atlantic Ocean — 27,840 feet down

Explorer and businessman Victor Vescovo plunged 27,480 feet deep into the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday. That's a record.