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AAG, EIG upgrade submarine cable network with Ciena

The Asia America Gateway (AAG) consortium has enhanced its trans-Pacific cable network with network specialist Ciena for a 100G expansion, to address the growing demand for broadband access. Ciena’s converged packet optical

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Hunt for Malaysian plane heads underwater

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in remote seas off Australia headed underwater on Friday, with a US Navy high tech "black box" locator deployed for the first time as the battery life of the cockpit data recorder d

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ThyssenKrupp denies sub sales to Saudi

Germany's ThyssenKrupp denied a media report saying the industrial conglomerate is about to sign a $3.4 billion contract to sell submarines to Saudi Arabia. Weekly newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported on Sunday that Saudi Arabia

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E-marine completes cable repair

E-marine, a leader in submarine cable installation and repair solutions in the Middle East, has completed a cable repair in the Arabian Sea, despite severe weather conditions. Reliance Globalcom's Flag Europe-Asia (FEA) cable

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Indian submariners die after being trapped by fire

Divers were desperately trying to pry open the hatches of an Indian submarine in which several sailors died or were trapped after an explosion and fire on Wednesday in the navy's worst loss since the 1971 war with Pakistan. Ei

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Explosion in Indian submarine; 18 trapped

About 18 Indian sailors were trapped after an explosion and fire on board a conventionally powered Indian submarine berthed at the coastal city of Mumbai early on Wednesday, the navy said.   "There are some

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E-marine to host meeting on submarine cables

E-marine, a provider of submarine cable solutions in the Middle East, is set to host the international plenary meeting on protection of submarine cables next year in Dubai. The 47th Plenary Meeting of the International Cable Prote

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Iran submarine plan may fuel nuke worries

Iran's announcement that it plans to build its first nuclear-powered submarine is stoking speculation it could serve as a pretext for the Islamic state to produce highly enriched uranium and move closer to potential atom bomb material. We

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Fact and fiction on Israel's clout

Asked about the profusion of foreign reports that their armed forces could soon attack Iran, Israeli officials tend to smile and shrug enigmatically, seemingly content to let such guesswork simmer.  The diplomatic dumbshow, which pre

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N-powered US sub collides in Strait of Hormuz

A nuclear-powered US submarine and another US vessel collided on Friday in the Strait of Hormuz but there was no damage to the atomic propulsion unit, the US Navy said.  Fifteen sailors were slightly injured in the collision between t

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