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Re: Navy News 3

Postby TVA » Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:23 am

"Betty Britain" and "Pappy Bush" have their first date:

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Postby TVA » Sat Aug 12, 2017 5:52 pm

The 31st MEU honors those lost in the V-22 crash:

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Re: Navy News 3

Postby TVA » Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:20 am

Scenes inside a Chinese sub.

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Postby TVA » Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:45 am

Home, sweet, home.

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Re: Navy News 3

Postby TVA » Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:26 am

An article on Russia's new class of diesel subs:

http://thediplomat.com/2017/08/russias-mini-red-october-subs-will-lack-advanced-propulsion-system/

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Project 677 Lada-class diesel-electric attack submarines will lack air-independent propulsion systems (AIP) for the foreseeable future, the head of Russian-state owned Admiralty Shipyards, Alexander Buzakov, revealed in a recent interview with Russian media this month.

Buzakov confirmed that the third and fourth boat of the class will operate without AIP. AIP vastly improves the underwater endurance of a submarine by allowing it to operate its propulsion system without access to atmospheric oxygen. Given that there is less need for AIP subs to surface or use a snorkel to charge their batteries, the stealth capability of any boat fitted with this technology is significantly improved.
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Re: Navy News 3

Postby TVA » Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:52 pm

Wreckage of INDIANAPOLIS found:
Wealthy philanthropist drove the project.

http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=102031

WASHINGTON (NNS) -- A team of civilian researchers led by entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen has announced they have found the wreck of the World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis (CA 35), which was lost July 30, 1945.

This is a significant discovery considering the depth of the water in which the ship was lost - more than 18,000 feet. Around 800 of the ship's 1,196 Sailors and Marines survived the sinking, but after four to five days in the water - suffering exposure, dehydration, drowning, and shark attacks - only 316 survived.

The wreck was located by the expedition crew of Research Vessel (R/V) Petrel, which is owned by Allen, 5,500 meters below the surface, resting on the floor of the North Pacific Ocean.
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Re: Navy News 3

Postby TVA » Wed Aug 23, 2017 10:53 pm

Memories of steel beaches on subs - from Twitter:

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British style:

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