Lockheed Martin Australia Wins $700M Future Submarine Combat System Contract

January 25, 2018 @ 03:09 PM

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $700 million contract by Australias Defense Ministry for the Future Submarine Combat System Design, Build and Integration, Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne announced Thursday. “Today marks a further step forward in our partnership with Lockheed Martin Australia in delivering a fleet of regionally superior...

Rosoboronexport to Promote Small Submarines With Air Independent Propulsion

January 24, 2018 @ 02:52 PM

Rosoboronexport, part of Rostec State Corporation, announced in a press release last week that it will continue to promote small and midget submarines in the external market in 2018. “Rosoboronexport notes the growing interest in small and midget submarines in South-East Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East

South Korea’s Navy To Start Operating New Stealth Submarine In May

January 19, 2018 @ 08:08 AM

South Korea's Navy will receive seventh Son Won II-class (Type 214) diesel-electric air-independent propulsion submarine built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, on Friday that is capable of operating underwater for more than 10 days. The Hong Beom-do, is the world's top-level diesel sub that can handle more than 300 underwater targets at...

Royal Navy’s Fourth Astute-class Submarine Completes First Dive Test

January 16, 2018 @ 01:24 PM

The fourth Astute class submarine, Audacious, which is being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, has achieved a significant milestone by completing first ever dive. The trim and basin dive took place over two days in Devonshire Dock, at the Company's site in Barrow-in-Furness last week

India’s Nuclear Capable 'Arihant' Submarine Back In Water After 10-months

January 9, 2018 @ 02:26 PM

Indias first ballistic missile submarine INS Arihant is back in the water after 10 months of being out of service due to the damage caused by a ‘human error. A highly placed source told

Australian Senator Levels Allegations against Commonwealth Official in Future Submarines Project

December 18, 2017 @ 09:15 AM

Australian senator Rex Patrick has tabled allegations against a Commonwealth official over financial management aspects of the countrys Future Submarine office in Cherbourg, France. The senator put questions regarding the allegations and the process into funding the facility for Australias $50 billion Future submarines project,

India’s First of Six Scorpene-class Submarine, INS Kalvari Commissioned

December 14, 2017 @ 04:35 AM

The first of six Indias homegrown Scorpene-class submarines, INS Kalvari was commissioned for the Indian Navy by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders, Mumbai today. The six Scorpene submarines being constructed in the country with technology transfer from French firm DCNS under a Rs 23,562-crore (US $3

General Dynamics to Maintain US Navy Virginia-class Submarine Fleet for $432 Million

December 5, 2017 @ 11:48 PM

General Dynamics is being awarded a $432 million modification contract for fiscal 2018 lead yard services and development studies and design efforts for Virginia-class submarines. This modification provides lead yard services for Virginia-class submarines that will maintain, update, and support 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, the US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday

Indian Navy’s Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel Scheduled for Induction Next Year

December 4, 2017 @ 09:29 AM

The Indian Navy will induct two deep submergence rescue vessel (DSRV) systems next year. "It (the SSN project) has kicked off

Advanced Corvettes, Submarine for Russia's Pacific Fleet in 2018

November 28, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

Russias Pacific Fleet is to receive about 10 cutting-edge warships and support vessels in 2018, Pacific Fleet Spokesman Nikolay Voskresensky said on Tuesday. "In 2018, the Pacific Fleet plans to receive about 10 advanced warships and support vessels

Missing Argentinian Submarine May Have Imploded, 44 On-board Feared Dead: Navy

November 24, 2017 @ 09:49 AM

The Argentine Navy has confirmed the deaths of all 44 crew members of the submarine ARA San Juan citing explosion on-board as the cause of the accident. "An anomalous, singular, short, violent and non-nuclear event consistent with an explosion," occurred shortly after the submarine's last communication, navy spokesman Captain Enrique Balbi told a news conference in Buenos Aires, according to AFP reports Friday

Kelvin Hughes SharpEye Radar for Pakistan’s Second Khalid-class Submarine Upgrade

November 22, 2017 @ 07:39 AM

UK based Kelvin Hughes has won a contract to supply its SharpEye Doppler radar system to the second of the Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B-class (also known as the Khalid-class attack submarine) upgrade program. Working with Turkish defence contractor STM, the main contractor for the refurbishment programme, Kelvin Hughes will supply the SharpEye system to the first submarine in 2018 and the second in 2019