GDEB Awards Huntington Ingalls $2.2B for Columbia-Class Submarine Modules

November 24, 2020 @ 03:14 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) in support of construction on the first two Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines. The contract modification, valued at approximately $2

Lockheed to Supply Trident II Missiles to US Navy

November 24, 2020 @ 04:58 AM

Lockheed Martin Space has won a contract worth $109 million to supply Trident II (D5) missiles to the U.S

Latest Russian Nuclear Sub Hits target 1,000 km Away with Kalibr Cruise

November 24, 2020 @ 04:42 AM

A Kalibr cruise missile launched by Russian Navys Project 885M Kazan nuclear submarine in the White Sea hit a target at Chizha Test Range in Arkhangelsk Region located 1,000 km away. "Today, the lead ship of the Yasen-M project Kazan successfully fired its main missile system at a coastal target

Israeli Govt Committee to Probe Subs, Corvettes Ordered by Netanyahu

November 23, 2020 @ 03:08 PM

An Israeli government committee will probe the purchase of submarines and corvettes from German shipbuilder Thyssenkrupp ordered by Prime Minister Netanyahu during his previous term. On Sunday, Defense Minister Benny Gantz announced decision to form the committee, to be led by retired judge Amnon Straschnov, to investigate Netanyahus role in the...

Japan Launches Multi-mission Stealth Frigate

November 20, 2020 @ 09:21 AM

The Japanese Navy on Thursday launched its first new generation of stealth multi-mission frigates, which will incorporate missile launchers, surface and underwater unmanned systems and electronic counter-measures. Christened as “Kumano,” and technically called the 30FFM ship, was launched in a ceremony at shipbuilder Mitsuis facilities at Okayama, Japan, on Nov...

Thales, Damen Sign €1.5B Contract to Supply Battle Management, Communications Systems for...

November 18, 2020 @ 08:30 AM

Thales Group and Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding signed a €1.5B contract to integrate battle management and communications systems on-board the German Navys

General Dynamics Wins $9.5B for Columbia-Class Submarines

November 17, 2020 @ 06:42 AM

General Dynamics has been awarded a contract valued approximately $9.5 billion for Columbia-class submarines

Indian, US Aircraft Carriers to Practice High Intensity Naval Ops in Malabar...

November 16, 2020 @ 02:04 PM

Phase 2 of Malabar 2020 naval exercise will witness joint operations, centered around the Indian Navys Vikramaditya Carrier Battle Group and Nimitz Carrier Strike Group of the US Navy. The two carriers, along with other ships, submarine and aircraft of the participating navies, would be engaged in high intensity naval operations over four days from November 17-20 in the Northern Arabian Sea

Pakistan Navy's PNS Tabuk Corvette Commissioned in Romania

November 13, 2020 @ 11:07 AM

The Pakistan Navy commissioned its new Corvette – a Damen OPV 1900 – named PNS Tabuk at the Port of Constanta, Romania on November 12. The ship is part of a two-vessel order with Damen, signed by the Pakistan Ministry of Defence in 2017

French Navy’s FREMM Frigate ‘Bretagne’ Fires MdCN Missile

November 13, 2020 @ 08:52 AM

The French Armament Directorate (DGA) announced today that the Navys FREMM Frigate Bretagne fired MdCN (Missile De Croisière Naval) naval cruise missile. The test was conducted at DGA Missile tests center in Biscarrosse on November 10

Mazagon Dock Launches India’s Fifth Scorpene Submarine

November 12, 2020 @ 07:27 AM

Indias Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) launched the Navys fifth Scorpene-class submarine Vagir today. “Indian Navys fifth Scorpene class submarine 'Vagir' launched at Mazagaon Dock today