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  1. Unidentified-Wave-Glider-off-USA-Coast

    Unidentified Wave Glider seen off U.S. Coast
    Flag A photo has been shared on Instagram asking 'what is this?' Well, it is a version of the Wave Glider with a previously unseen aerial attached...

    Update: Since posting, the antenna has been identified as the SeaWatch system from Thayer Mahan.
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  2. Russian-Navy-In-Tartus-Syria

    Russian Navy deployed Marine Mammals to Defend Base in Syria
    Flag The Russian Navy deployed marine mammals to Tartus in Syria during September-December 2018. The animals, most likely seals, were positioned next to the harbor defense units.. Read More >....


  3. U212-AIP-Submarine

    Update: Originally posted Apr 25 2020
    Stealth & sophistication: Type-212 submarine
    Flag Flag The Type-212 class has a reputation for sophistication, largely thanks to its first-use of Fuel Cell AIP (Air Independent Power). It is considered the elite model in the German submarine design list, above the later Type-214 and Type-218 products. The design is interesting in a number of ways. ...

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  4. Submarine-Tunnels

    Covert Shores World Guide to
    Naval Tunnels to Hide & Protect Submarines
    Flag Flag Flag Flag Flag Flag Flag Flag There are a surprising number of tunnels built to protect submarines (and/or warships) from surprise attack. Today the main users are China, North Korea and,... Sweden. But there are many other examples around the world, sometimes disused, sometimes so secret that they remain unconfirmed...

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  5. German-WW1-Type-UC-1-U-Boat

    Forgotten Super-Weapon of WW1: Type UC-1 Uboat
    Flag Mine laying submarines are largely forgotten in spite of being one of the most successful weapons of the war. This article will focus on the first German type, the UC-1 Class. It was an elegant, innovative and effective design....

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  6. Nordenfelt-submarines

    Upated Covert Shores Guide to
    Nordenfelt steam submarines (1880s)
    Flag Flag Flag Flag Flag The Nordenfelt submarines of the 1880s are an underappreciated part of submarine history. They were midway between the human powered submarines of the American Civil War and the gasoline and diesel boats of the 1900s. Much of their technology was ground (sea) breaking...

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