News tagged with submarine

US Navy introduces smoking ban on submarines

Giving up smoking may be a New Year's resolution for some, but all US sailors will now have to follow suit, as the US Navy moves to ban its crews from smoking aboard submarines starting Friday.

Dec 31, 2010
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New buoys enable submerged subs to communicate

(PhysOrg.com) -- Communicating with a submerged submarine has always been difficult, and since the submarine has to come up to periscope depth it has also been risky. Now a new buoy developed by Lockheed Martin ...

Jul 13, 2010 report
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Nanotech Speakers Hold Promise for Sonar Uses

(PhysOrg.com) -- UT Dallas researchers have found that carbon nanotube sheets perform well as underwater sound generators and noise-canceling speakers, two highly desirable traits for submarine sonar and stealth ...

Jun 14, 2010
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Synchronized Swimming for Submarines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nature shows and Caribbean vacation commercials often depict a school of fish moving as a single entity to avoid obstacles and elude prey. Engineers hope to give unmanned mini-submarines, ...

May 04, 2010
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