submarines

The VICE Guide to Right Now

No, China Hasn’t Hijacked Canadian Sea Sensors to Spy on US Subs

A report from the 'South China Morning Post' got the alt-right all bothered, but a fact-check shows otherwise.
Ian J. Keddie
11.2.18
ICEX 2018

As the Ice Melts, Nuclear Submarines Train for Arctic War

Hundreds of sailors from the US Navy and British Royal Navy meet under an ice floe in the Arctic Sea for ICEX 2018.
David Axe
3.12.18
Quiet Wars

China Is Testing Silent ‘Magnetic Drive’ Submarines to Evade the US Navy

The less noise a sub makes, the harder it is to detect on sonar.
David Axe
11.3.17
russia

How Howard Hughes Helped the CIA Try to Steal a Russian Nuclear Sub

The expensive attempt was largely a mechanical failure, but it was still one of the stranger covert ops in US history.
Seth Ferranti
8.24.17
ALIENS

An Alien-Hunting Submarine Is Being Tested in Antarctica

A look at the amazing photos and stunning science from the ARTEMIS mission in Antarctica.
Daniel Oberhaus
5.7.17
Down Periscope

Trump Wants More Nuclear Attack Subs But There's No One to Build Them

Only two shipyards build submarines for the US Navy. Both are at full capacity.
David Axe
3.29.17
politics

How Drugs Will Get Under, Over, and Around Trump's Wall

A wall may be a powerful symbol, but it won't be a useful tool in the war on drugs.
Mike Pearl
1.30.17
Donald Trump

Why Trump's Plan for a 350-Ship Navy Doesn't Hold Water

His call for the biggest build-up of the US Navy in 30 years would cost hundreds of billions of dollars at a time when he's vowed to also cut taxes.
David Axe
11.21.16
Luxury Week

Meet the Submarine Inventor Who Wants Everyone to Live Under the Sea

Deep-ocean explorer Phil Nuytten is designing an underwater base.
Jackie Wong
9.28.16
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Underwater Archaeologists Are Exploring an Undisturbed WWII Battlefield

NOAA explorers are bringing the "Battle of the Atlantic" back to life.
Sarah Emerson
8.23.16
News

Do These Picturesque Scottish Towns Need Nuclear Submarines to Survive?

The economy of towns and villages around the Faslane nuclear base rely on weapons of mass destruction that could kill us all.
Liam Turbett
2.26.16
war

Giant Submarines With Huge Guns

The “submarine cruiser” concept survived WWI and reached its baroque apex in some very large and strange subs.
Steve Weintz
1.6.16
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