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UK Submarines Sent Within Missile Range of Syria for Strikes

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According to the UK’s Daily Telegraph newspaper, British submarines have been ordered to move within missile range of Syria, as strikes against the Assad regime are expected as early as Thursday night. The publication reported that the order was issued by UK Prime Minister Theresa May and that she has called on her ministers to meet for an emergency cabinet meeting to discuss how Britain will... 

Germans Pay $634 Million for Israel’s Latest Nuclear Attack Subs

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German taxpayers will be forced to contribute €540 million (US$634 million) towards three new nuclear-weapon capable attack submarines the Jews-only state is buying from the Thyssenkrupp sub manufacturer. Making the announcement, German government spokesman Steffen Seibert told a news conference that Angela Merkel’s cabinet had approved the sale and “will provide financial support for the purchase.” The... 

US fears Russian subs near undersea cables may cut off communications

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US military and intelligence officials are anxious about Russian submarines and spy ships operating around undersea global communications cables, The New York Times reported, adding that the main concern is Russia cutting the cables during conflict. The report added that there was no concrete evidence supporting the concerns and was based on increased mistrust of any Russian activity. “I’m worried... 

Russia more likely to attack US than China

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Former CIA contractor Steven Kelley has said Russia has a “much larger” potential to attack the United States first than China. Kelley made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Sunday when asked about a warning given by a top US Navy commander about a potential attack by Russian and Chinese submarines on the US. US Navy’s top Atlantic Submarine Force commander Adm. Michael Connor has... 

Russian scientists develop stealth technology for submarines

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Anti sonar coating for submarines that will allow them to become virtually invisible during combat service is being developed in St. Petersburg. In fact, we are talking about application of stealth technology in the submarine fleet. While the development of Russian scientists is unique, in fairness it should be noted that this was conceived by the Third Reich designers. According to media reports,... 

Iran to produce new fighter aircraft, submarines, drones

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Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi Iran’s defense minister says the country’s Defence Ministry plans to produce a variety of fighter aircraft, missiles, drones, submarines and military vehicles by the end of the Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2012). Referring to the 190 defense achievements that were unveiled during the last Iranian calendar year, Brigadier... 

Russia and China pull together to counter US Asia drive

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Chinese sailors march pass the Russian destroyer Admiral Vinogradov berthed at a naval base in Qingdao, northeastern China on April 23, 2012 President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will cement its military alliance with China, including an increase in joint exercises in the Asia-Pacific. The move follows a US pledge to step up its naval presence in Asia in a bid to extend its influence. “Recently... 

Germany sells Israel nuke-ready submarines

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Germany is supplying the Israeli Navy with submarines that are fully capable of being fitted to carry cruise missiles with nuclear-warheads, Spiegel reports. Thus, if Israel does indeed have any such missiles, it could deploy them immediately. ­The extensive military deal suggests that German shipyards are to supply Israel with six Dolphin-class diesel-electric submarines, four of which have already... 

US Navy: Iran prepares suicide boats in Persian Gulf

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This file photo shows an Iranian submarine in the Persian Gulf. A top US commander says that the Iranian military has beefed up its naval forces in the Persian Gulf by increasing submarines and preparing suicide boats. “They have increased the number of submarines… they increased the number of fast attack craft,” the head of the US Fifth Fleet in Bahrain, Vice Admiral Mark Fox, said... 
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