This is Russia's new nuclear attack submarine

Behold the Severodvinskthe pride of the Russian Navy, the first of the post-Soviet era Yasen-class submarines. It entered service at the end of December 2013 and it will replace the old Akula-class and Alfa-class subs. But unlike those warships, and thanks to a new cruise missile, the Severodvinsk has strategic and… » 1/22/14 7:36am 1/22/14 7:36am

A Guy Started a Fire on a Nuclear Submarine to Leave Work Early

Here's a friendly reminder for everyone who wants to leave work early: don't ever set fire to your workplace. Especially if you work on a million nuclear submarine. Especially if you'll cause $400 million in damage. And especially if you just want to leave early because of a silly text message argument with your… » 7/23/12 6:20pm 7/23/12 6:20pm

Hunt for Titanic Was Cover for Secret Sunken Nuke Sub Dives

According to newly declassified info and the lead scientist himself, Dr. Bob Ballard, the successful search for the Titanic wreck was actually part of a secret hunt for two sunken cold war American nuclear submarines. The USS Thresher and USS Scorpion had both foundered in the 1960s, and the Navy needed to know what… » 5/26/08 1:00pm 5/26/08 1:00pm