General Dynamics has won a $35 million modification contract for research and development, and sustainment efforts for the US SSBN Fire Control Sub-system (FCS), the UK FCS and the US SSGN Attack Weapon Control System, including training and support equipment and US/UK Shipboard data system. Work is expected to be completed by September 2019, United States Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Iran's newly inducted home-grown Ghadir-class mini submarines will take part in the country's military drill within the perimeters of Irans southern territorial waters, in the Indian Ocean this winter. “Navy's equipment, including the two Ghadir-class submarines that recently joined Iran's naval fleet, would take part in the drill,” Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviani was quoted as saying by PressTV Saturday
General Dynamics has won a $346 million modification to an existing contract to provide yard support, development studies and design efforts for Virginia class submarines. It includes maintenance, updating and supporting the Virginia class design and related drawings and data for each Virginia class Submarine, including technology insertion, throughout its construction and post shakedown availability period, United States Department of Defense said in a statement Friday
General Dynamics is awarded $46 million modification contract for non-nuclear repair services required to support submarine maintenance. The services under this contract are for non-nuclear repair services required to support submarine overhauls, maintenance, repair (MRO) and modernization upgrades; ship alterations, temporary modifications and field changes; supplies and/or ancillary services and corrective and preventative maintenance, The United States department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
The Indian navy is likely to have agreed to lease one of Akula-2 class SSN from Russia reportedly for US $3.3 billion
General Dynamics has won a $31.7 million modification contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines and support yard services for the Navys Moored Training Ships
The Iranian navy has received two home-grown new Ghadir-class mini submarines designed for operations in shallow waters such as the Persian Gulf. One of the submarines was built in 18 months
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigators have reopened a 16 year old corruption probe involving former Prime Minister Najib Razak in the purchase of two Scorpene-class submarines. The former Prime Minister has been summoned to give a statement on the Scorpene-class submarine deal on Monday and the investigators are looking at whether there has been any kickbacks in the procurement of two submarines by Malaysia from French DCN international (DCNI, now renamed as Naval Group) in 2002, according to a local daily, The Star citing MACC sources as saying
The German conglomerate, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems is liable to lose Israel as a customer if it turned out that corruption was involved in the submarines case. The Germany government will not be able to export three more submarines to Israel if indictments are filed in the submarines case (case 3000)
Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding has been awarded a $197 million contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide long-lead-time material and advance construction activities for the first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine. The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components and commodity material and to begin advance construction on Columbia (SSBN 826)
Taiwan has hired a Gibraltar based design firm, Gavron Limited to create blueprints to build 8 indigenous submarines expected to cost NT$500 billion (US$16.13 billion)
The United States Navy will christen two nuclear-propelled attack submarines of the Virginia class, 2 in separate ceremonies on Saturday. The submarines, USS Delaware (SSN 791) and USS Vermont (SSN 792) are Virginia-class attack submarines whose construction began in 2013 and 2014 respectively and are scheduled to be delivered to the Navy next year
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