Latest Submarine Stories

2012-04-29 23:00:43

OceanWorks International has been awarded phases 1 and 2 of a 3 phase contract by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to assist with the re-certification of life support systems on the Deep Submergence Vehicle Alvin (DSV Alvin). Certification for manned diving operations will be provided under the authority of the U.S. Navy´s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS). Burnaby, BC (PRWEB) April 30, 2012 The DSV Alvin is currently midway through...

2011-08-15 00:00:29

Easily Moved Equipment supplied custom designed and built lightweight, portable aluminum gantry cranes to the Canadian Government (Department of National Defense) to launch and retrieve unmanned submarines used for scientific research in Canada's western Arctic region. (PRWEB) August 13, 2011 The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) governs the delineation of the continental shelf where it extends beyond the 200-nautical-mile exclusive economic zone. Canada has until...

2011-08-02 13:00:00

GROTON, Conn., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat received two U.S. Navy contract modifications with a combined value of $41 million to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the next-generation strategic deterrent submarine and to support nuclear-submarine maintenance work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Under the first contract modification, Electric Boat will procure, manufacture and test prototype...

2011-07-25 16:19:00

BREDA, The Netherlands, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U-Boat Worx (UBW), the Dutch submersible manufacturer, now has two submersibles available for charter. ((Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110725/469170 ) UBW is empowering individuals and scientists to discover what lies beneath the unexplored surface of the sea. Clients can go on their own personal quest or simply enjoy the underwater scenery and aquatic life. Several clients have already...

2011-07-22 00:01:02

Backlight, LLC, the company that developed FollowUP â“ž¢ and Cookudos ®, today announced the unveiling of "ËœSubmerged!' â“ž¢, a fresh underwater strategy combat game for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Backlight today announced the unveiling of a unique entry in the online multi-player strategy genre. Using primitive controls similar to what one might have found in a submarine from...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'