Latest Submarine Stories

2009-10-28 09:00:00

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received an $81.1 million U.S.

2009-08-17 08:00:00

MANASSAS, Va., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract valued at almost $93 million for engineering services and support of the AN/BVY-1 Integrated Submarine Imaging System (ISIS) and for production of related hardware.

2009-07-30 13:16:30

An innovative laser imaging technique, developed with funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), could cut more than 7,700 man hours from the manufacturing cycle of the VIRGINA-Class Submarine

2009-07-23 08:00:00

MARION, Mass., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) team developing a Communications at Speed and Depth (CSD) capability for U.S. Navy submarines has successfully completed the system requirements review.

2009-07-07 11:01:10

A submarine built by Florida Atlantic University students took top honors at the International Submarine Race in Maryland, school officials said. The university's Talon 1, a one-person propeller-driven sub, reached a top speed of slightly more than 7 mph to make it the fastest sub in any category at the 21-team competition at the U.S.

2009-06-01 08:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated the ability to communicate in real time with a submerged submarine at classified speeds and depths. This capability, which addresses one of the most significant shortfalls in submarine communications, was exhibited for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy during an at-sea trial of Raytheon's Deep Siren Tactical Paging (DSTP) system.

2009-03-12 12:13:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 200 executives representing 85 companies from 25 states met last week with Members of Congress about the submarine industry's importance to the nation's security during the Submarine Industrial Base Council (SIBC) 18th annual Supplier Days conference.

2009-02-02 07:05:00

Marion, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $35.8 million contract by the U.S. Navy to design and produce antenna buoy systems that will significantly expand the communications capabilities of submarines while they are submerged.

2009-01-30 07:01:00

SCHIEDAM, The Netherlands, January 30 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference the Norwegian Minister of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, Helga Pedersen, announced that the Norwegian government will propose to parliament that the U-864, a German submarine which sank in World War II, should be salvaged rather than left on the seabed and encased to ensure the safety of people and environment.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.