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First woman enters Japan's submarine academy

Apo - The first female student was admitted to Japan's national naval submarine academy Wednesday after the end of a ban on women on the country's submarines.

Scientists want to know why Thwaites Glacier is melting so fast

An international team of scientists is ready to lower a robotic submarine into a dark, water-filled cavern in Antarctica, to try to find out why one of the continent's largest glaciers is melting so fast.

French submarine lost in 1968 found at last in Mediterranean

Marseille - A French submarine that went missing in the western Mediterranean in 1968 has been found, officials said Monday, ending a 51-year wait for families of the crew who continue to seek answers to the naval disaster.

France launches new nuclear-powered attack submarine

Cherbourg - President Emmanuel Macron on Friday launched the first of a new fleet of nuclear-powered attack submarines that aims to ensure French naval superiority in the coming decades.

France launches new nuclear-powered attack submarine

Cherbourg - President Emmanuel Macron on Friday launched the first of a new fleet of nuclear-powered attack submarines that aims to ensure French naval superiority in the coming decades.

Russia's top-secret deadly sub fire: what we know

Moscow - Two days after a fire on a Russian deep-water submersible killed 14 crew members, Moscow remains tight-lipped about the incident.The Kremlin says the information about the vessel and its assignment is top secret, but this is what we do know.

Australia signs massive sub deal with French firm

Canberra - Australia formally signed a $50 billion "strategic partnership" with France to build 12 state of the art submarines Monday, a signal of Canberra's willingness to project power across the Pacific.

Argentine submarine wreck found one year after disappearance

Mar Del Plata - The crushed wreck of an Argentine submarine has been located one year after it vanished into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean with 44 crew members, in the country's worst naval disaster in decades.

Wreck of Argentine submarine found year after going missing: navy

Buenos Aires - The wreckage of an Argentine navy submarine that exploded and disappeared one year ago with 44 crew on board was located in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday, the navy said.

Swedes seek answers after alleged Stockholm sub sighting

Stockholm - Swedish politicians were seeking answers Friday after reports emerged of a submarine sighting in Stockholm waters in June, which the military did not tell parliament's defence committee about.

New mission to find Argentine sub that sank with 44 crew on board

Buenos Aires - A US vessel will begin a new search for the missing Argentine submarine that disappeared last year with 44 crew members on board, the ministry of defense said Thursday.

Underwater survey reveals secrets of Australia WWI wreck off PNG

Sydney - Researchers Monday voiced renewed hope of discovering why Australia's first submarine sank, after a detailed underwater survey of the long-lost wreck off Papua New Guinea led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

Danish inventor faces trial for journalist murder

Copenhagen - Danish self-taught engineer Peter Madsen, charged with murdering and mutilating Swedish journalist Kim Wall last year aboard his homemade submarine, goes on trial Thursday over a macabre case that rocked the usually placid Nordic nation.

Argentina offers $5 million reward for missing sub

Buenos Aires - Argentina announced a $5 million reward Wednesday for information leading to the recovery of the missing submarine San Juan, which disappeared without a trace in the South Atlantic in November with the loss of 44 crew.

WWI mystery solved as wreck of Australian sub found

Sydney - Australia's most enduring military mystery has been solved after the wreckage of the country's first submarine was found more than a century after it vanished off Papua New Guinea, officials said Thursday.

Argentina navy concludes ship remains not connected to missing sub

Buenos Aires - Argentina's navy on Saturday investigated what appeared to be remains of a ship on the South Atlantic seabed, but concluded they did not correspond to the submarine that disappeared more than two weeks ago with 44 crew members on board.

Argentina formally ends search for sub survivors

Buenos Aires - Argentina's navy on Thursday formally ended its search for survivors from the San Juan submarine, two weeks after the vessel went missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew aboard.

Argentina formally ends search for sub survivors: Navy

Buenos Aires - Argentina's navy on Thursday formally ended its search for survivors from the San Juan submarine, two weeks after the vessel went missing in the South Atlantic with 44 crew aboard.

No sign of missing Argentina sub as majority of search area swept

Buenos Aires - The international effort to find a missing Argentinian submarine has come up empty after scouring more than two-thirds of the search area, the navy spokesman said Wednesday.

Argentine sub reported short-circuit in last message: report

Buenos Aires - In their last message, the crew of a missing Argentine submarine reported an electrical short-circuit caused by seawater which had started a fire, a TV channel reported Monday.

No trace of Argentina sub, 12 days after it vanished

Bahia Blanca - An international flotilla backed by aircraft on Monday again probed the South Atlantic for signs of an Argentine submarine missing for 12 days, targeting an area near the vessel's last known position where an explosion was detected.

US, Russia lend skill to non-stop Argentina sub hunt

Bahia Blanca - Eleven days after Argentina's missing San Juan submarine went silent following an explosion, a 14-nation search has failed to find the vessel at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.But not for want of trying.

Argentine sub disaster stirs bitter memories in Russia

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin has offered his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri help in trying to find a submarine that disappeared in the South Atlantic a week ago, and dispatched a Russian military vessel to the scene.

Grief, anger as relatives learn of Argentine sub blast

Mar Del Plata - Relatives of the 44 crewmembers aboard Argentina's missing submarine erupted in a welter of anger and grief Thursday after the navy released news of an explosion onboard, effectively ending hopes of survival.

'Explosion' heard near sub's last known position: navy

Mar Del Plata - Argentina's navy confirmed Thursday that an unusual noise heard in the ocean near the last known position of a submarine appeared to be an explosion, dashing the last hopes of finding the vessel and its 44 crewmembers.

Five major submarine disasters

Paris - With an Argentine submarine missing for five days with 44 people aboard, we recall five of the most deadly submarine disasters over the past few decades.

Families of missing Argentine submarine crew cling to hope

Mar Del Plata - The wire fence at the Mar del Plata naval base was dotted Monday with emotional messages holding out hope for word from the 44 Argentine submariners lost in the South Atlantic for five days.

Noises detected in Argentine sub search disappoint

Mar Del Plata - Experts ruled out Monday the possibility that noise detected at sea could have come from an Argentine submarine missing with 44 people aboard, in the latest bad news to hit their relatives. "The sound footprint could not correspond to a sub's...

Argentina navy says sub reported problem in final call

Mar Del Plata - Argentina's navy revealed Monday that a submarine missing for five days reported a mechanical breakdown in its final communication, and that weekend signals did not come from the vessel, dimming hopes for its 44 crew members.

Rescuers battle waves, wind in hunt for missing Argentine sub

Mar Del Plata - A multinational armada of aircraft and vessels battled high winds and raging seas Sunday as they intensified their search for a missing Argentine submarine, after apparent attempted distress calls raised hopes the 44 crew members may still be alive.
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