Russia Unveils Second BOSS Submersible Patrol Ship

Rubin, the Central Design Bureau of Marine Engineering, unveiled a second modification of the Strazh submersible patrol ship. According to Rubin engineers, the ship will be armed with missiles and torpedoes. Rubin’s submersible patrol ship Strazh (which translates as ‘Guard’) combines the advantages of a submarine and a surface patrol boat. This version is armed with a small-caliber automatic gun,…

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Colombia Intercepts Another Cocaine Submersible

This shipment of narcotics is the largest seized by the Colombian Navy at sea in the last two years. Offensive operations carried out by Units of the Colombian Navy against drug trafficking on the Nariño coast, allowed the interdiction of a semi-submersible when it was sailing in Colombian waters, manned by four individuals who were transporting four tons of cocaine.…

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Colombia Captures Another Narco Submersible

September 15, 2021 – The Colombian Navy, through the Marine Infantry Brigade No. 4, during the development of a joint river operation with the National Army, managed to place an illegal infrastructure type artisanal clandestine shipyard, which had inside a semi-submersible in the final phase of manufacture, in the rural area of the village of San Miguel in the municipality…

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Colombian Navy Intercepts Another Cocaine Submersible

In less than a week, the Colombian Navy prevented the entry of more than $128 million into FARC dissident groups, seizing more than 4.2 tons of illicit drugs. During the course of operations to exercise control of the sea, the Colombian Navy managed to seize more than two tons of cocaine transported aboard a semi-submersible, in the waters of the…

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Woods Hole Upgrading Famed Submersible Alvin

December 9, 2020 – Increased depth range and the ability to explore 99% of the ocean floor, including the abyssal region—one of the least understood areas of the deep sea—are just some of the upgrades underway for the iconic human-occupied Vehicle (HOV) Alvin that were unveiled today at the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fall Meeting 2020. Researchers from Woods Hole…

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