Pakistan announced earlier this year that it has agreed to purchase eight modified Type 41 Yuan-class diesel-electric submarines from China. These boats will provide Islamabad with much-needed Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2/AD) capabilities against the Indian Navy in case of war. This would be especially useful in case of an Indian blockade of Pakistan’s coast and could give New Delhi grounds to pause before deploying its planned new aircraft carrier, the INS Vikrant.
The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Dallas (SSN 700) departs Naval Submarine Base New London for a scheduled underway.
09 Feb 45: British submarine HMS VENTURER sinks U-boat U-864 west of Bergen, Norway. This is history's only known, publicly acknowledged battle where one submerged submarine sank another. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0209&s=450209 #WWII