submarines

The Only Full Scale Test Of A Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago

The Only Full Scale Test Of A Nuclear Missile Was 57 Years Ago

More than half a century ago this week, the United States conducted its only farm-to-table nuclear missile test. The test, code-named “Frigate Bird,” involved the launch of a Polaris missile from a submarine carrying a live nuclear warhead. The missile travelled a thousand miles before streaking down on an uninhabited…

Sunken Australian Submarine From WWI Finally Found After 103 Years

Sunken Australian Submarine From WWI Finally Found After 103 Years

Just six weeks into the First World War, Australian submarine HMAS AE1 disappeared without a trace somewhere off the coast of New Guinea, marking the first time an allied sub had been lost in the conflict. Marine archaeologists have now discovered the historic wreck, ending a mystery that has endured…