Satellite imagery acquired by Digital Globe on 14 August 2013 shows the return of Algeria’s Kilo submarine from the nearby floating dry dock, confirming the completion of routine maintenance noted in imagery from 31 January 2013. The submarine relocated to its regular deployment position shown above.

Algeria’s Kilo are deployed to Mers-El-Kevir, Algeria’s second military region naval base subordinate to HQ in Algiers. Recently, Algeria has been talking to Russia’s Admiralty Shipyards to buy two additional Kilo Project 636M, which may soon push their Kilo submarine numbers to six. […]