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Man who set fire to nuclear submarine gets 17 years

A shipyard worker who set fire to rags aboard a nuclear submarine because he wanted to go home was sentenced to a little more than 17 years in federal prison Friday for the blaze that transformed the vessel into a fiery furnace, injured seven people and caused $450 million in damage.


Russia: Nuclear submarine fire finally out

Russian Nuclear Submarine Fire

Firefighters extinguished a massive fire aboard a docked Russian nuclear submarine Friday as some crew members remained inside, officials said, giving assurances that there was no radiation leak and the vessel's nuclear-tipped missiles were not on board....


The Lede: ‘Stealth’ Nuclear Submarine Stuck in the Mud

A British “stealth” submarine is stuck in the mud just yards off of the coast of Scotland.


BP Readies Next Oil Plug Attempt

BP Readies Next Oil Plug Attempt

Robot submarines carried equipment and cut small pipes at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico on Monday to prepare to place a new containment valve over the blown-out well this week, while BP crews began working on yet another containment plan that could be added after the cut-and-cap effort.


Navy to allow women to serve on submarines

The U.S. military's ban on women serving on submarines passed quietly into history Thursday morning.


North Korea torpedoed South's navy ship: report

North Korea torpedoed South's navy ship: report

South Korea's military believes a torpedo fired from a North Korean submarine sank its navy ship last month, based on intelligence gathered jointly with the United States, a news report said on Thursday.


Taiwan drops request for U.S. military subs: source

Taiwan has effectively dropped a request for U.S. submarines to help shore up the balance of power with political rival China, a military source said on Tuesday, dissolving what could be a new rift in tense Sino-U.S.


India submarine 'threatens peace'

India submarine 'threatens peace'

India's launch of a nuclear-powered submarine is a threat to regional peace and security, Pakistan's foreign ministry says.


China sub collides with array towed by U.S. ship: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Chinese submarine accidentally collided with an underwater sonar array being towed by a U.S. military ship, CNN reported on Friday, quoting an unnamed military official.


Robot sub aims for deepest ocean

Robot sub aims for deepest ocean

Robotic submarine undergoes the final preparations before its dive to the deepest-known part of the oceans.


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