• US allies want to spend more time practicing to hunt Russian and Chinese subs, top Navy admiral says

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    Canadian frigate HMCS Fredericton, left, British frigate HMS Kent, right, and a German submarine during NATO exercise Dynamic Mongoose, July 2020.
    British Royal Navy/LPhot Dan Rosenbaum
    US allies want to spend more time and resources on training with the US, the Navy's top admiral said.
    An area of focus is anti-submarine warfare, which has gained attention as Russia's and China's sub fleets grow.
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    US allies and partners want to spend more time training with the US to hunt Russian and Chinese submarines, the US Navy's top officer said Wednesday...
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  • The US and British navies' newest submarines are equipped with totally different kinds of periscopes

    25 days ago - By Business Insider

    A US Navy destroyer seen through a periscope aboard Los Angeles-class submarine USS San Juan during an exercise, September 12, 2020.
    US Navy/MCS Seaman Jimmy Ivy III
    The periscope has become one of the defining features of the submarine.
    But the newest US and British attack subs have totally reinvented how periscopes look and function.
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    Few parts of a submarine are as iconic as the periscope. For over a century, periscopes have been sub commanders' window to the outside world, allowing them to check their surroundings, find targets, and assess...
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