Israel set to welcome its newest nuclear-capable submarine

INS Rahav, which arrives in Haifa from Germany Tuesday, expands Israel’s purported ‘second-launch’ naval capabilities to five subs

The INS Rahav is expected to reach Haifa on Tuesday, where top government and military officials will welcome the newest addition to Israel’s small navy.

The German-built Rahav left the German port of Kiel last month. Continue reading

China to beef up nuclear submarine fleet by 2020: report

China will invest heavily in fielding advanced nuclear-powered attack and ballistic missile submarines during the next six years, according to a Russian report on China’s nuclear potential. Continue reading