Eight Indian Navy Subs Running With Single Periscope: CAG Report

July 27, 2017 @ 12:42 PM

Indian Navys eight front-line submarines operate with a single functional periscope, which makes them less efficient when deployed, a report by the Comptroller and Auditor Generals (CAG) revealed. In a report tabled in Parliament, the federal auditor pointed out that eight of India's 13 submarines currently operate single functional periscope and...

World's Biggest Submarine Spotted Cruising Off Finland

July 25, 2017 @ 04:46 PM

World's largest submarine, the nuclear-powered Dmitriy Donskoi was found off Finland while cruising through Baltic Sea Monday. The submarine was on the way to Kronstadt port in Russia when it was spotted

India Issues RFI For Submarines To Japanese, European And Russian Companies

July 24, 2017 @ 04:33 AM

The Indian Ministry of Defense has issued Request for Information to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Heavy Industries of Japan, Naval Group (formerly DCNS) of France, Navantia of Spain, Rosoboronexport Rubin Design Bureau of Russia, Saab of Sweden and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems of Germany to build its new line of...

North Korea Planning Ballistic Missile Test From Submarine, US Intelligence Says

July 21, 2017 @ 08:02 AM

US intelligence indicates that North Korea is possibly planning to launch its next missile underwater as Pyongyangs submarine has been found sailing some 100 kilometers out to sea in international waters. A 65 meter-long North Korean submarine was spotted in international waters in last 48 hours, two defense officials said

India Issues RFI For Navy’s $9.5 billion Advanced Submarine Project

July 20, 2017 @ 03:52 PM

Indian Navy issues a Request for Information (RFI) to six foreign manufacturers for the €8.3-billion (US $9

Indian Navy Likely To Receive Kalvari Scorpene-Class Submarine Next Month

July 18, 2017 @ 01:59 PM

Indias Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders in Mumbai will likely be handing over INS Kalvari, the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines to the Navy next month. "We are aiming to hand over the submarine to the Navy next month as all the trials have been conducted

Corruption Probes Prompts Germany To Postpone Israeli Submarines Deal

July 18, 2017 @ 10:52 AM

Germany announced Tuesday its decision to postpone signing of an agreement with Israel for purchase of three new submarines amid the rapidly expanding corruption scandal surrounding several multi-billion-dollar naval deals between the two countries. The National Security Council officials statement comes following a report in the Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth that Germany postponed the signing of the memorandum in light of Israel's investigation into possible corruption in the deal

Naval Group Eyes Indian Navy’s Scorpene Submarine Maintenance Contract

July 11, 2017 @ 06:23 AM

Naval Group (formerly DCNS) is eyeing a multi-billion dollar maintenance contract of Indian Navys six Scorpene submarines under Project75 programme. “The maintenance contract is still under works

Australia Kickstarts Submarine Program With Opening Of New Office In France

July 10, 2017 @ 02:19 PM

Australian Department of Defense has set up a secure facility in Cherbourg, France together with Naval Group (formerly DCNS) and Lockheed Martin Australia which will house Submarine designers, naval architects and engineers who will work alongside each other on Australia's Future Submarine Program. More than 50 Australians will join Naval Group and Lockheed Martin Australia employees to progress the important work of developing a mature design of the Future Submarine

Daewoo-Built Submarine Handed Over To Korean Navy

July 10, 2017 @ 09:05 AM

An advanced diesel-powered submarine that can track 300 undersea targets simultaneously was handed over to the South Korean Navy today. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co at its facility in Geoje Island near the country's southeastern port city of Busan, the submarine can remain underwater for 10 days

Cruise Missile Test Launched From Russian Nuclear Submarine

July 5, 2017 @ 07:01 AM

Russias Smolensk nuclear-powered submarine has test-launched a cruise missile that hit the designated target in the Barents Sea from underwater position. "From the underwater position, a Granit missile was fired against a combined sea-based target at a distance of about 400 kilometers," the Northern Fleets press service said on Wednesday

Germany Approves Three Additional Nuclear-capable Submarines To Israel For €1.5 Billion

July 3, 2017 @ 10:30 AM

Germany has approved sale of additional three high-tech submarines to Israel. Germanys Federal Security Council gave a go-ahead to the €1