April 19, 2024

New Navy Dive Suit a ‘Game Changer’

Dive

The US Navy has completed tank tests of its new deep-diving suit called the Deep Sea Expeditionary with No Decompression (DSEND) system. The service says the suit is light, flexible, and maintains sea-level internal pressure around the wearer even when hundreds of feet underwater. The DSEND demos took place at NSWC Carderock Division in Maryland and at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit in Florida.

With Peace Deal, Troops Could Be Out of Afghanistan in 14 Months

Afghanistan

The US and the Taliban have signed a peace agreement aimed at ending the 18-year war in Afghanistan. If the Taliban meet their commitments, US troops would leave in 14 months.