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Israel inks multi-billion dollar submarine deal with Germany

Jan. 20, 2022 04:54 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel signed a three billion euro ($3.4 billion) deal on Thursday to buy three cutting edge submarines from Germany, the defense ministry announced. The Dakar-class diesel-electric submarines will be produced by German manufacturer Thyssenkrupp and are expected...

Despite defense buildup, Japan's arms industry struggles

Dec. 28, 2021 23:18 PM EST

ENIWA, Japan (AP) — The dozens of Type 90, or “Kyumaru,” tanks rumbling through recent shooting drills on Japan's northern island of Hokkaido exemplify the challenge its arms makers face both at home and overseas as the country fortifies its defenses against strategic threats. ...

Squadron created to oversee submarines during overhauls

Dec. 13, 2021 14:24 PM EST

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — The Navy is reconstituting a squadron to oversee submarines while they're being repaired and overhauled at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Capt. Daniel J. Reiss will move from Norfolk, Virginia, to oversee the new squadron at the shipyard in Kittery, Maine. ...

Subway sandwich chain co-founder Peter Buck dies at 90

Nov. 24, 2021 12:34 PM EST

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) — Peter Buck, whose $1,000 investment in a family friend's Connecticut sandwich shop in 1965 provided the genesis for what is now the world's largest restaurant chain — Subway — has died. He was 90. Buck, a nuclear physicist who was born in...

Employee at submarine maker charged in US Capitol breach

Nov. 12, 2021 17:11 PM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been charged with disorderly conduct and other crimes for allegedly entering the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 attack by supporters of then-President Donald Trump, federal authorities said Friday. Jeremy Baouche, 24, of New...

Former leader says sub deal protects US, not Australia

Nov. 10, 2021 04:23 AM EST

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s deal to acquire submarines powered by U.S. nuclear technology was aimed at protecting the United States from Chinese nuclear attack and had changed Australia-Sino relations, former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating said on Wednesday. ...