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SUBMARINE

Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 22, 2023
Titanic tour leader aboard missing submersible had called safety ‘pure waste’
Ocean scientists and at least one former employee of Stockton Rush’s company, OceanGate, have been sounding alarms about its safety procedures for at least five years.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 21, 2023
Titanic sub search calls in lifting gear in race against time
The U.S. Navy is sending a lifting system to the area that can recover large and heavy sunken objects such as aircraft or small boats from deep water.
WORLD
Mar 16, 2018
Trump pardons sailor who invoked 'Clinton defense' in trial
U.S. President Donald Trump pardoned a former Navy sailor who served a year in prison for taking sensitive pictures of the reactor inside a nuclear submarine, according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 28, 2017
Missing Argentine sub believed suffered battery short circuit after water entered its snorkel
Water entered the snorkel of the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan, causing its battery to short-circuit before it went missing on Nov. 15, a navy spokesman said on Monday as hope dwindled among families of the 44-member crew.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 27, 2017
Strong winds hamper search for Argentine sub now missing for 11th day
The hunt for an Argentine submarine missing since Nov. 15 pressed on through gusting South Atlantic winds on Sunday while families of the 44 crew members tried to cling to hope despite tough search conditions and worries about the sub's air supply.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
May 2, 2016
Aussie desire for nuclear option may have sunk Japanese sub bid
Japan reportedly lost the strategically important Australian submarine deal in part because the designs proposed by France can easily be refitted for nuclear propulsion.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 15, 2016
First Japanese sub since WWII enters Sydney Harbor for naval exercise
A Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine arrived in Sydney Friday — the first time a Japanese sub has entered the harbor since World War II — to participate in bilateral exercises with its former foe.
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 16, 2016
MSDF training sub to visit Philippines; two escort ships to go on to port call in Vietnam
Japan has confirmed that a Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine will visit the Philippines for the first time in more than a decade, while two ships escorting the sub will continue on to Vietnam's Cam Ranh Bay for an unprecedented port call and training exercises.
JAPAN / Politics
Mar 10, 2016
Japanese submarine to take part in Australian military drills
The Maritime Self-Defense Force has announced its participation in joint drills with the Australian navy and air force.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 20, 2015
Evacuation rules revised for nuclear vessel accidents
The government on Friday lowered the threshold for evacuating residents during accidents on nuclear vessels, bringing it in line with accidents at atomic power plants.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Nov 20, 2015
In the deep end: Japan pitches its submarines to Australia
Less than two years after lifting a decades-old ban on arms exports, Japan is navigating one of the most complex and sensitive areas of the defense market: submarines.
JAPAN
Nov 9, 2015
Bidders in Australian submarine project hit by hackers
All three bidders competing for a massive submarine contract have been targeted by Chinese and Russian cyberattacks.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 4, 2015
Oil slump dooms Glomar, CIA spy ship built to raise Soviet sub, to scrapheap
A ship built by the CIA for a secret Cold War mission in 1974 to raise a sunken Soviet sub is heading to the scrap yard, a victim of the slide in oil prices.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 21, 2015
U.S. nuclear sub's visit to Yokosuka is show of ties as Japan tackles defense reform
The USS Michigan is an 18,000-ton demonstration of deepening U.S.-Japan military ties against the backdrop of an increasingly muscular China.
JAPAN / Politics
Feb 20, 2015
Australia invites Japan, as well as German and France, to bid for huge submarine project
Australia is inviting Japan, Germany and France to head construction of a $39 billion submarine fleet in the largest defense procurement program in the nation's history.
WORLD
Nov 3, 2014
Chinese submarine docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concerns
Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India about China's warming relations with the Indian Ocean island nation.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2014
Tokyo, Canberra test sub fleet export waters
Japan will get the chance to pursue an unprecedented military export deal when its defense and foreign ministers meet their Australian counterparts in Tokyo next month.
CULTURE / Japan Pulse
Jun 27, 2013
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