South Korea may develop its own nuclear-powered submarines or purchase them from US to deal with North Korean submarine-launched Ballistic missile (SLBM) threats. President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump reached the agreement during their summit in Seoul on Tuesday, to begin consultations on South Korea's acquisition and development of cutting-edge weapons that would include nuclear-powered submarines and surveillance assets, The Korea Times reported Friday
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Russia has accused India of committing an “unfriendly act” by granting the US officials access to the Russian nuclear submarine of Project 971I, operated by the Indian Navy since 2011. According to Russian newpaper
The US Navy plans to procure 12 Columbia-class nuclear submarines costing an approximate $7.2 billion a piece to replace its fleet of Ohio-class ballistic missile vessels as part of the Defense Departments plan to modernize US nuclear triad
Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee and Indian Navy Chief is touring France this week where he will be visiting the French Airbase at Landivisiau and the French Submarine Facility at Cherbourg. He will be briefed on the operational employability of the Rafale aircraft by the French Air Force
Gavin Williamson was appointed as Britain's new defence secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon resigned over a sexual harassment scandal. Williamson has the difficult task of cutting the United Kingdoms defence expenditure, keeping forces levels at their optimum while at the same time increasing Britains defence exports which have been hit by falling procurement in its traditional market, the Middle East
The US Navy provided logistical support for the UK Navy's investigation into the alleged 'drug-fueled' parties which the crew of nuclear ballistic missile submarine, HMS Vigilant had indulged in while it was berthed off Florida. According to reports carried by the BBC and The Daily Mail, member of Vigilants crew failed drug tests for cocaine when the boat was pier-side at the U
The Russian Navy's new Borei-class nuclear-powered sumbarine will be floated out next month, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy Vladimir Korolev said Monday. Project 955A Borei II-class ballistic missile submarine, Knyaz Vladimir, can carry sixteen Bulava missiles, each fitted with up to 10 independently-targetable nuclear warheads
The China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) has conducted a trial run of the country's first permanent magnet propulsion motor which is characterized by very low noise, for potential use in nuclear submarines. The State-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), made a statement on its official WeChat account on Monday that the permanent magnet motor with a Chinese patent has been used on naval vessels docked at Sanya, South China's Hainan Province, the base of China's conventional and nuclear submarine fleet, an opinion piece in Chinese state-owned media outlet,
Germany on Monday signed a deal to sell three submarines to the Israeli navy in an agreement, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu "welcomed the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Germany and the state of Israel to acquire the submarines," his office said in a statement
North Korea reportedly developing a new diesel-electric submarine at Sinpo shipyard, on the countrys east coast, according to a U.S
South Korea plans to build a total of nine 3,000-ton submarines with its own technology to replace aging 1,200-ton subs in stages. The submarines will be built under the Chang Bogo III project and the first is scheduled to be launched next year, the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) was quoted as saying in a statement by Korea Herald Wednesday
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