The Navy announced that female sailors who want to move into the community can now apply to do so year-round.
Some crew members have survived a fire that killed 14 onboard one of the Russian navy's deep-sea research submersibles.
The ministry didn't name the vessel that caught fire, but Russian media reported it was Russia's most secret submarine.
The Pentagon-funded study will focus on housing needs created by the Navy's purchase of more submarines.
Capt. Travis Zettel lost his job on board a Navy submarine because of "a loss in confidence in his ability to command."
Perhaps the most unique burial services in the fleet occur on board submarines.