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Midget submarine

Index Midget submarine

A midget submarine (also called a mini submarine) is any submarine under 150 tons, typically operated by a crew of one or two but sometimes up to 6 or 9, with little or no on-board living accommodation. [1]

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Aegean Sea

The Aegean Sea (Αιγαίο Πέλαγος; Ege Denizi) is an elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between the Greek and Anatolian peninsulas, i.e., between the mainlands of Greece and Turkey.

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Air-independent propulsion

Air-independent propulsion (AIP) is any marine propulsion technology that allows a non-nuclear submarine to operate without access to atmospheric oxygen (by surfacing or using a snorkel).

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Allied submarines in the Pacific War

Allied submarines were used extensively during the Pacific War and were a key contributor to the defeat of the Empire of Japan.

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Allies of World War II

The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945).

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Aluminaut (built in 1964) was the world's first aluminum submarine.

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Amatol is a highly explosive material made from a mixture of TNT and ammonium nitrate.

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Attack on Pearl Harbor

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike by the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory, on the morning of December 7, 1941.

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Attack on Sydney Harbour

In late May and early June 1942, during World War II, submarines belonging to the Imperial Japanese Navy made a series of attacks on the cities of Sydney and Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia.

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Bathyscaphe Trieste

Trieste is a Swiss-designed, Italian-built deep-diving research bathyscaphe, which with its crew of two reached a record maximum depth of about, in the deepest known part of the Earth's oceans, the Challenger Deep, in the Mariana Trench near Guam in the Pacific.

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Bathyscaphe Trieste II

Trieste II (DSV-1) was the successor to ''Trieste''—the United States Navy's first bathyscaphe purchased from its Swiss designers.

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Battle of Madagascar

The Battle of Madagascar was the British campaign to capture Vichy French-controlled Madagascar during World War II.

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A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of large caliber guns.

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Błotniak (Polish for "Harrier") is a one-man wet cabin underwater craft designed in Poland in 1978.

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Biber (submarine)

The Biber (German for "beaver") was a German midget submarine of the Second World War.

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CA-class submarine

The CA class were a group of midget submarines built for the Italian Navy during World War II.

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CB-class midget submarine

The CB-class was a group of midget submarines built for the Italian Navy during World War II.

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Challenger Deep

The Challenger Deep is the deepest known point in the Earth's seabed hydrosphere, with a depth of by direct measurement from submersibles, and slightly more by sonar bathymetry.

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Chariot manned torpedo

The Chariot was a British-designed manned torpedo used in World War II.

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Coastal submarine

A coastal submarine or littoral submarine is a small, maneuverable submarine with shallow draft well suited to navigation of coastal channels and harbors.

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Cosmos CE2F series

CosMoS CE2F were a series of Swimmer Delivery Vehicle (SDV) built by M/s Cos.Mo.S Spa.

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A crore (abbreviated cr) or koti denotes ten million (10,000,000 or 107 in scientific notation) and is equal to 100 lakh in the Indian numbering system as 1,00,00,000 with the local style of digit group separators (a lakh is equal to one hundred thousand and is written as 1,00,000).

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Decima Flottiglia MAS

The Decima Flottiglia MAS (Decima Flottiglia Motoscafi Armati Siluranti, also known as La Decima or Xª MAS) (Italian for "10th Assault Vehicle Flotilla") was an Italian commando frogman unit of the Regia Marina (Italian Royal Navy) created during the Fascist regime.

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The Delphin (dolphin) was a midget submarine created during World War II.

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In naval terminology, a destroyer is a fast, maneuverable long-endurance warship intended to escort larger vessels in a fleet, convoy or battle group and defend them against smaller powerful short-range attackers.

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Diver propulsion vehicle

A diver propulsion vehicle (DPV), also known as an underwater propulsion vehicle or underwater scooter, or swimmer delivery vehicle (SDV) by armed forces, is an item of diving equipment used by scuba divers to increase range underwater.

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Dolgorae-class submarine

The Dolgorae class submarine (Hangul: 돌고래급 잠수정) was a type of midget submarine designed and acquired for the ROK Navy.

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DSRV-1 Mystic

DSRV-1 Mystic is a Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle that is rated to dive up to 5,000 feet (1,500 m).

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DSRV-2 Avalon

DSRV-2 Avalon is a ''Mystic''-class Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle rated to dive up to 5000 feet (1500 m).

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DSV Alvin

Alvin (DSV-2) is a manned deep-ocean research submersible owned by the United States Navy and operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.

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DSV Sea Cliff

DSV-4 (formerly known as Sea Cliff) is a 25-ton, manned deep-ocean research submersible owned by the United States Navy, now known only by its hull number, not by its former name.

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DSV Shinkai 6500

The Shinkai 6500 (しんかい) is a manned research submersible that can dive up to a depth of 6,500 m. It was completed in 1990 and it had the greatest depth range of any manned research vehicle in the world until June 19, 2012, where its record was beaten by Jiaolong which dived at 6,965 m. The Shinkai 6500 is owned and run by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) and it is launched from the support vessel Yokosuka.

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DSV Turtle

Turtle (DSV-3) is a 16-ton, manned deep-ocean research submersible owned by the United States Navy.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Far East

The Far East is a geographical term in English that usually refers to East Asia (including Northeast Asia), the Russian Far East (part of North Asia), and Southeast Asia.

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The FNRS-2 was the first bathyscaphe.

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Foca-class submarine

The Foca class were a group of three minelaying submarines built for the Royal Italian Navy (Regia Marina) during the 1930s.

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A frogman is someone who is trained in scuba diving or swimming underwater in a tactical capacity that includes police or military work.

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Fuse (explosives)

In an explosive, pyrotechnic device, or military munition, a fuse (or fuze) is the part of the device that initiates function.

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German battleship Tirpitz

Tirpitz was the second of two s built for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine (navy) during World War II.

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German submarine V-80

The V-80 (Versuchs-U-Boot V 80) was a 76-ton experimental submarine and the only representative of the German Type V design produced for Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine.

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Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

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Ghadir-class submarine

Ghadir (غدیر) is a class of midget submarines built by Iran specifically for cruising within the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf, with a displacement (surfaced) estimated at about, is probably better described as a coastal or littoral submarine, similar in concept to the Italian ''Sauro'' class though significantly smaller.

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Hai (midget submarine)

The Hai (shark) was an advanced model of the ''Marder''-class midget submarines created in Nazi Germany during World War II and operated by the K-Verband.

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Hecht (submarine)

The Hecht (German: "Pike"), also known as Type XXVIIA, was a two-man all-electric German midget submarine created during World War II.

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Hindustan Shipyard

Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) is a shipyard located in Visakhapatnam on the east coast of India.

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HMS Holland 1

Holland 1 (or HM submarine Torpedo Boat No 1) was the first submarine commissioned by the Royal Navy, the first in a six-boat batch of the.

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Human torpedo

Human torpedoes or manned torpedoes are a type of diver propulsion vehicle on which the diver rides, generally in a seated position behind a fairing.

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The inch (abbreviation: in or &Prime) is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to yard but usually understood as of a foot.

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Indian Navy

The Indian Navy (IN; IAST: Bhāratīya Nau Senā) is the naval branch of the Indian Armed Forces.

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Indian Navy Swimmer Delivery Vehicle

The Indian Navy Swimmer Delivery Vehicle (SDV) is a planned class of midget submarine for the Indian navy.

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Indonesian Navy

The Indonesian Navy (Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Angkatan Laut, TNI-AL) was founded on 10 September 1945.

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were manned torpedoes and suicide craft, used by the Imperial Japanese Navy in the final stages of World War II.

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Knot (unit)

The knot is a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile per hour, exactly 1.852 km/h (approximately 1.15078 mph).

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Kockums Naval Solutions

Kockums AB is a shipyard in Malmö, Sweden, owned by the Swedish defence company Saab Group.

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Leros (Λέρος) is a Greek island and municipality in the Dodecanese in the southern Aegean Sea.

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A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.

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Limpet mine

A limpet mine is a type of naval mine attached to a target by magnets.

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Living torpedoes

Living torpedoes (Żywe torpedy; also Straceńcy — “Desperates” or "the Lost") was a social and military phenomenon which began in the Second Polish Republic in mid-1939, when the threat from Nazi Germany became real.

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Losos-class submarine

Project 865 Piranha (Проект 865 «Пиранья») is a type of Russian (formerly Soviet) midget submarine.

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Luigi Durand de la Penne

Luigi Durand de la Penne (11 February 1914 – 17 January 1992) was an Italian Navy naval diver in the Decima MAS during World War II.

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MARCOS, previously named as Marine Commando Force (MCF), is the special forces unit of the Indian Navy created for conducting special operations such as amphibious warfare, close quarter combat, counter-terrorism, direct action, special reconnaissance, unconventional warfare, hostage rescue, personnel recovery, combat search and rescue, asymmetric warfare, foreign internal defence, counterproliferation, amphibious reconnaissance including hydrographic reconnaissance.

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Marder (submarine)

The Marder was a German miniature submarine developed from the Neger.

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Mariana Trench

The Mariana Trench or Marianas Trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans.

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Mariculture is a specialized branch of aquaculture involving the cultivation of marine organisms for food and other products in the open ocean, an enclosed section of the ocean, or in tanks, ponds or raceways which are filled with seawater.

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Mir (submersible)

Mir (Russian: "Мир", world or peace) is a self-propelled Deep Submergence Vehicle.

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The Molch (German language: "newt" or "salamander") was an unsuccessful series of one-man midget submarines created during World War II.

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Motorised Submersible Canoe

The Motorised Submersible Canoe (MSC), nicknamed Sleeping Beauty, was built by British Special Operations Executive (SOE) during World War II as an underwater vehicle for a single frogman to perform clandestine reconnaissance or attacks against enemy vessels.

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Nahang-class submarine

The Nahang class (نهنگ lit. Whale) is an Iranian-made class of small submarines.

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A narco-submarine (also called drug sub and Bigfoot submarine) is a type of custom-made ocean-going self-propelled submersible vessel built by drug traffickers to smuggle drugs.

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Nautical mile

A nautical mile is a unit of measurement defined as exactly.

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Nautile is a manned submersible owned by Ifremer, the French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea.

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Naval mine

A naval mine is a self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines.

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Neger (German for Negro) was a torpedo-carrying craft generally described as a human torpedo which could not submerge, but was difficult to see during night operations.

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Norway (Norwegian: (Bokmål) or (Nynorsk); Norga), officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a unitary sovereign state whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

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Osprey-class submersible

Osprey class submersible is a class of submersible of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) specially designed to perform torpedo retrieving missions at test ranges.

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Purnomo Yusgiantoro

Purnomo Yusgiantoro (born 16 June 1951 in Semarang, Central Java) is an Indonesian politician who is the former president-secretary general of OPEC, former Indonesian Minister of Energy for three presidents, and former Minister of Defense in the Second United Indonesia Cabinet.

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Raid on Alexandria (1941)

The Raid on Alexandria was carried out on 19 December 1941 by Italian Navy divers of the Decima Flottiglia MAS, who attacked and disabled two Royal Navy battleships in the harbour of Alexandria, Egypt, using manned torpedoes.

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The renminbi (Ab.: RMB;; sign: 元; code: CNY) is the official currency of the People's Republic of China.

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ROKS Cheonan sinking

The ROKS Cheonan sinking occurred on 26 March 2010, when, a of the Republic of Korea Navy, carrying 104 personnel, sank off the country's west coast near Baengnyeong Island in the Yellow Sea, killing 46 seamen.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Royal Navy Submarine Museum

The Royal Navy Submarine Museum at Gosport is a maritime museum tracing the international history of submarine development from the age of Alexander the Great to the present day, and particularly the history of the Royal Navy Submarine Service from the navy's first submarine, Holland 1, to the nuclear-powered ''Vanguard''-class submarines.

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Sail (submarine)

In naval parlance, the sail (American usage) or fin (European/Commonwealth usage) of a submarine is the tower-like structure found on the dorsal (topside) surface of submarines.

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Sang-O-class submarine

The Sang-O (Shark) class submarines (Hangul: 상어급 잠수함) are in use by North Korea, and are the country's largest indigenously-built submarines.

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The Schwertwal was a German miniature submarine design that reached the trial stage in late April 1945.

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Sea cucumber

Sea cucumbers are echinoderms from the class Holothuroidea.

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Sea Pole-class bathyscaphe

The Sea Pole (Hai Ji, or) class bathyscaphe is a class of bathyscaphe of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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The Seehund (German: "seal"), also known as Type XXVII, was a successful series of German midget submarines created during World War II.

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Serbia and Montenegro

Serbia and Montenegro (Srbija i Crna Gora, Србија и Црна Гора; SCG, СЦГ), officially the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro (Državna Zajednica Srbija i Crna Gora, Државна Заједница Србија и Црна Гора), was a country in Southeast Europe, created from the two remaining federal republics of Yugoslavia after its breakup in 1992.

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Spanish Shark-class submarine

The Shark-class submarines, in Spanish, Clase Tiburón, was a mini submarines class of the Spanish Navy built in 1964.

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Special Operations Executive

The Special Operations Executive (SOE) was a British World War II organisation.

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SS X-1

X-1 (or SS X-1) was the United States Navy's only midget submarine (but see the NR-1 Deep Submergence Craft), laid down on 8 June 1954, at Deer Park, Long Island, New York, by the Engine Division of Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corporation, launched on 7 September 1955, at Oyster Bay, Long Island, by Jakobson Shipyard; delivered to the Navy on 6 October at New London, Connecticut, and placed in service on 7 October 1955, with Lieutenant Kevin Hanlon in command.

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Stefan Drzewiecki

Stefan Drzewiecki (Джеве́цкий Степа́н Ка́рлович (Казими́рович); July 26, 1844 in Kunka, Podolia, Russian Empire (today Ukraine, April 23, 1938 in Paris) was a Polish and Russian scientist, journalist, engineer, constructor and inventor, working in France and the Russian Empire. He built the first submarine in the world with electric battery-powered propulsion (1884).

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Stickleback-class submarine

The Stickleback class submarines were midget submarines of the Royal Navy initially ordered as improved versions of the older XE class submarines.

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A submarine (or simply sub) is a watercraft capable of independent operation underwater.

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A submersible is a small vehicle designed to operate underwater.

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems

ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems of Germany (often abbreviated TKMS) is a group and holding company of providers of naval vessels, surface ships and submarines.

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Type 7103 DSRV

The Type 7103 Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) is a submarine rescue submersible of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Type 97 torpedo

The Type 97 was a diameter torpedo used by the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.

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Type A Kō-hyōteki-class submarine

The class was a class of Japanese midget submarines (Ko-hyoteki) used during World War II.

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Una-class submarine

The Una-class submarine (also known as Type 911) was a class of six midget submarines built for the Yugoslav Navy at the Brodogradilište specijalnih objekata (English: Special objects shipyard) during the 1980s.

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United States Naval Institute

The United States Naval Institute (USNI), based in Annapolis, Maryland, is a private, non-profit, professional military association that seeks to offer independent, nonpartisan forums for debate of national defense and security issues.

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USS Holland (SS-1)

USS Holland (SS-1) was the United States Navy's first modern commissioned submarine, although not the first military submarine of the United States, which was the 1775 submersible ''Turtle''.

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Welman submarine

The Welman submarine was a Second World War one-man British midget submarine developed by the Special Operations Executive.

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Wet sub

A wet sub is a type of underwater vehicle (submarine) that does not provide a dry environment for its occupants.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province, People's Republic of China.

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X-class submarine

The X class was a World War II midget submarine class built for the Royal Navy during 1943–44.

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XE-class submarine

The XE-class submarines were a series of six midget submarines (HMS XE1 to XE6) that were built for the Royal Navy during 1944.

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Yono-class submarine

No description.

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Yugo-class submarine

The Yugo class submarine is a class of four midget submarines used primarily for infiltration and espionage by North Korea.

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Yugoslav Wars

The Yugoslav Wars were a series of ethnic conflicts, wars of independence and insurgencies fought from 1991 to 1999/2001 in the former Yugoslavia.

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