Latest Submarine Stories

2010-07-04 08:45:00

GROTON, Conn., July 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's newest and most advanced nuclear-powered attack submarine, Missouri (SSN-780), returned to the Electric Boat shipyard today following the successful completion of its first voyage in open seas, called alpha sea trials.

2010-07-01 07:31:00

ST. LOUIS, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ESCO Technologies Inc. (NYSE: ESE) today announced that VACCO Industries has successfully concluded contract negotiations to provide the next seven ship-sets of ultra quiet valves and manifolds for the U.S.

2010-04-21 13:10:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been awarded a firm fixed price contract from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding to manufacture lightweight, composite sail cusps for the next eight Virginia-class nuclear fast attack submarines, collectively referred to as Block III.

2010-04-07 05:40:00

Top ranking Navy officials have confirmed that a ban on smoking on submarines is being seriously considered.

2010-03-29 07:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., March 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), a global leader in fluid-handling solutions for critical applications, announced it has shipped the first set of valves worth $3.7 million from its Portland Valve business located in Portland, Maine.

2010-01-29 05:39:00

LONDON, January 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin Limited Edition enters the underwater world, welcoming Necker Nymph, a DeepFlight three-person aero submarine.

2009-12-09 09:00:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 9, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received a contract from Lockheed Martin's Undersea Systems business to supply lightweight composite structures to host the acoustic sensors on the Spanish Navy's new S-80 diesel-electric submarines.

2009-12-03 12:01:00

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: ACFN), announced today the successful completion and delivery of Stage I (out of two stages) of the Dolphin Submarine Tactical Trainer project for the Israeli Navy.

2009-11-12 12:27:00

Rare 1946 Film Footage of U.S. Navy Sinking the Japanese Vessels, Reportedly to Hide Technology from the Soviets, Leads to Wreckage Off the Coast of Hawai'i After 60+ Years Hunt for the Samurai Subs premieres Tuesday, November 17, at 9:00 pm ET/PT WASHINGTON, Nov.

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