A submarine is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater. It differs from a submersible, which has more limited underwater capability. The term most commonly refers to a large, crewed, autonomous vessel. It is also sometimes used historically or colloquially to refer to remotely operated vehicles and robots, as well as medium-sized or smaller vessels, such as the midget submarine and the wet sub. Used as an adjective in phrases such as submarine cable, "submarine" means "under the sea". The noun submarine evolved as a shortened form of submarine boat (and is often further shortened to sub). For reasons of naval tradition, submarines are usually referred to as "boats" rather than as "ships", regardless of their size.

Although experimental submarines had been built before, submarine design took off during the 19th century, and they were adopted by several navies. Submarines were first widely used during World War I (1914–1918), and now figure in many navies large and small. Military usage includes attacking enemy surface ships (merchant and military), submarines, aircraft carrier protection, blockade running, ballistic missile submarines as part of a nuclear strike force, reconnaissance, conventional land attack (for example using a cruise missile), and covert insertion of special forces. Civilian uses for submarines include marine science, salvage, exploration and facility inspection/maintenance. Submarines can also be modified to perform more specialized functions such as search-and-rescue missions or undersea cable repair. Submarines are also used in tourism, and for undersea archaeology.

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European criticism of the lack of consultations on the submarine deal with Australia

The Eastern Herald 21 Sep 2021
... United States, Britain and Australia and the cancellation of the nuclear submarine contract with France.” ... Lavrov describes relations between Russia and the European Union The head of European diplomacy called Russia a “dangerous neighbor” The submarine crisis .....

The submarine crisis .. “urgent need” to confront China “will help resolve differences”

The Eastern Herald 20 Sep 2021
The tri-submarine deal may strengthen the power of the United States and its allies in the face of growing Chinese power, but the damage caused by France’s absence may do so ... The day after the announcement of the submarine deal, the European Union revealed its official strategy to strengthen its presence in the Indo-Pacific and confront China....

French anger after AUKUS deal ‘not simply about the submarines’

Bitchute 19 Sep 2021
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We’ve now seen the ‘submarine editon’ of ‘each-way Albo’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 19 Sep 2021
Sky News host Paul Murray says this time we have seen the "submarine edition" of "each-way Albo" .......

The submarine deal is a real downer for China

The Times/The Sunday Times 18 Sep 2021
... development of nuclear-powered submarines reasserted a more classical form of international politics, with a focus on alliances and the balance of power....

What the submarine deal means for Morrison’s future

Sydney Morning Herald 18 Sep 2021
In one decision, Morrison has antagonised China, opened a rift with France, scrapped years of effort on conventional submarines, increased costs and exposed Australia to a longer capability gap by pushing back the arrival of the fleet .......

Do you know the Submarine Fiber Cable Market is expected to grow at a CAGR ...

The Salamanca Press 18 Sep 2021
... of the submarine fiber cable market�across APAC, Europe, North America, MEA, and South AmericaAnalysis of the market's competitive landscape and detailed information on vendorsComprehensive details of factors that will challenge the growth of submarine fiber cable market vendors....

Do you know the Submarine Fiber Cable Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.04% during 2021-2025?

PR Newswire 18 Sep 2021
... the submarine fiber cable market across APAC, Europe, North America, MEA, and South America Analysis of the market's competitive landscape and detailed information on vendors Comprehensive details of factors that will challenge the growth of submarine fiber cable market vendors....

Nuclear propulsion should be the ‘most stable’ part of the submarine

The Daily Telegraph Australia 17 Sep 2021
The Virginia-class submarines, which the Americans operate and it’s one of the two which I guess we’re going to be looking at now, their nuclear reactors don’t need to be refuelled for 33 years, ......

Australia to get nuclear submarines in new US, British partnershipBiden stressed that the submarines will ...

Deccan Herald 16 Sep 2021
The submarines, stressed Biden and the other leaders, will not be nuclear armed, only powered with nuclear reactors ... In addition to the submarine fleet, a senior Biden administration official said AUKUS will combine forces on "cyber, AI -- particularly applied AI -- quantum technologies and some undersea capabilities as well."....

The crews of the Il-38 aircraft of the Pacific Fleet carried out bombing on the submarine of a mock enemy (Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation)

Public Technologies 13 Sep 2021
The crews of four Il-38 anti-submarine aircraft worked out the tasks of searching for and destroying a mock enemy submarine during a tactical flight exercise of a mixed aviation regiment from the troops and forces in the North-East of Russia ......

The submarine that got away

Union Leader 06 Sep 2021
"Does anyone know the name of the submarine that was on the river 30 years ago?" a reader asked ... For the first time, the Submarine Capital of the World had a submarine on display ... Nautilus, the first nuclear submarine, which was near the end of its service life ... Groton weighed a plan to put it on land near the National Submarine Memorial....

How Was Vigil Filmed? Here Are The Secrets Of The Submarine Featured In The BBC Drama

Huffington Post 05 Sep 2021
... they’d built so much of the submarine ... “What you can’t portray in many series is the claustrophobia, the sense of abnormal living and the submarines are the first and last line of defence for the United Kingdom, they operate in a void less explored than space....

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