minisubmarine


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submersible vessel for one or two persons

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The 10-ton minisubmarine has been kept at the base since it was salvaged from the sea floor near Koje Island, South Kyongsang.
The world's biggest private yacht has a missile defence system, two helipads, a pair of swimming pools - one a dance floor when drained - a minisubmarine for emergencies, 24 luxury guest cabins and an armour-plated master suite.
He argues that, especially in the light of the new aggressiveness shown by the DPRK in such recent military provocations as the sinking of Cheonan by a North Korean minisubmarine and the shelling of a ROK-held island off its coast, South Korea needs to be prepared to make radical adjustments in its own preparations to counter or deter DPRK adventurism, both in a peacetime context and in the event of all-out conventional warfare.
Three former warehouses have been converted into studios, providing 70,000 sq ft of space capable of sustaining massive sets replicating everything from a London skyscraper and the Old Bailey in the 1800s to the bottom of the ocean and a minisubmarine docking pool.
They said the system became necessary after South Korean naval forces sank a North Korean minisubmarine in waters near Japan last December.
Japan dispatched patrol planes to gather information on a North Korean minisubmarine that entered South Korean waters early Friday off South Cholla Province, the Defense Agency said.
As experts prepared to send a minisubmarine to investigate reports of a wreck lying on the seabed 10 miles off Portland Bill, Dorset, coastguards made the grim discovery.
Even the last-moment discovery of a Japanese minisubmarine could not crack the conventional assessment by the Americans that the Japanese navy was set in its prewar defensive posture.
21 Kyodo South Korean naval ships mistakenly fired warning shots at a Japanese fishing boat Monday near where a suspected North Korean minisubmarine was sunk Friday, thinking the boat to be ''suspicious,'' the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
led United Nations Command (UNC) for a general-level officers' meeting to discuss matters relating to the sinking of a North Korean minisubmarine off South Korean waters last week, a UNC spokesman said Wednesday.
24 Kyodo The Defense Agency moved closer Thursday to a decision to set up an emergency line between the agency and the South Korean Defense Ministry in the wake of the intrusion of what is believed to be a North Korean minisubmarine into South Korean waters.
The sources said the two submarines are believed to have been mother ships of a minisubmarine sunk Friday morning by the South Korean navy in waters near Koje Island, South Kyongsang Province.