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Cyber-Security at Sea — XP on Carriers, Hacking Tridents & Spoofing GPS

Originally posted on gCaptain. Reposted with permission. When reporters were recently being given tours of the Royal Navy’s new “supercarrier,” HMS Queen Elizabeth, some were surprized to see a distinctive logo on several computer screens on the bridge and in … Continue reading

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US Tests Sea Hunter, Anti-Submarine Drone Ship Technology

The US military is testing the technology for Sea Hunter, the first ASW Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV), a 132 feet long autonomous drone ship designed to track enemy submarines. The ship is designed to be unmanned and operate autonomously … Continue reading

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Surveying the Site of the “Battle of May Island” for New Windfarm

There was no actual battle at the Isle of May in the Firth of Forth off Scotland. Nevertheless, on the night of January 31st and the morning of February 1st, 1918,  270 sailors of the Royal Navy lost their lives off the Isle of May … Continue reading

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Beginning the New Year – A Sinking, Pirate Hijacking, Round the World Race and Smoke-Free Subs

Today is the first day back to work for many after a bit of time off for the holidays. And how has the New Year begun?   More or less the same as the last year which just ended.  On … Continue reading

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Submarines to do Battle with Typhoons?

This sounds completely nuts.  It might possibly work but there is the question of scale to be addressed.  Hurricanes, or typhoons in the Pacific,  need warm water to provide energy to the storm. The idea is to built a fleet of submarines to … Continue reading

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Women Submariners – Pioneers Facing Many Challenges

The US Navy announced recently that by January 2012 19 women will be assigned to four ballistic missile submarines.  The women officers will be facing challenges of logistics, operations and culture. Women submariners: Trailblazers by timing, sub sailors by choice … Continue reading

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Navy Chiefs Support Women Serving on Subs

Let women work on subs, Navy secretary says Women should be allowed to serve aboard submarines, and the Navy is “moving out aggressively” to make it happen, according to the service’s top civilian. “I believe women should have every opportunity … Continue reading

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