Thailand Signs $1 Billion Contract For 3 Chinese Submarines, Free Missiles Thrown

May 6, 2017 @ 11:23 AM

The Royal Thai Navy and China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Co (CSOC) have signed a contract to supply three Yuan Class S26T submarines to Thailand worth around 36 billion baht ($1 billion) recently. The deal specifies that 700 million baht ($20

Iran Fails In Missile Launch Test From Submarine: US Officials

May 4, 2017 @ 11:33 AM

Iran made an unsuccessful missile launch attempt from a submarine early Tuesday in the Strait of Hormuz, the US Defense officials said. The Yono-class submarine attempted to launch a cruise missile but failed, the military official was quoted as saying by VOA on Wednesday

BAE Systems Launches Fourth Astute-class Attack Submarine

April 29, 2017 @ 02:35 PM

BAE Systems launched the fourth of seven Astute class attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy on Thursday. The 97-metre long, 7,400 tonne highly-capable nuclear powered submarine which was officially named ‘Audacious at a ceremony in December last year, emerged from the site's giant Devonshire Dock Hall yesterday

Electric Boat To Manufacture Missile Tubes In Support Of US, UK Columbia-Class...

April 22, 2017 @ 12:28 PM

Electric Boat has won a US$95.5 million contract to produce 17 missile tubes in support of the next generation Columbia-Class Submarines as part of the United States-United Kingdom common missile compartment program

Egypt Receives Second Of Four Type 209 Submarines From TKMS

April 21, 2017 @ 02:40 PM

Egypt has received a new Type 209 submarine S41 from German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems at the Ras al-Tin base Wednesday. This is the second of four scheduled deliveries

UK MoD Awards BAE Systems With EURO 1.4 Billion Astute Class Submarine

April 20, 2017 @ 09:17 AM

BAE Systems has been awarded a £1.4 billion contract by the UKs Ministry of Defence to deliver the next Astute class submarine to the Royal Navy

India Seeks Submarine Upgrade To Plug Scorpene Data Leak

April 18, 2017 @ 03:52 PM

India will push for several upgrades in the proposed three new Scorpene submarines it is discussing with France to address concerns of any compromise in the submarines capability following the leak of its technical specifications in Australia last year. “We will look at the cost of the upgrades based on which we will take a call whether to go for the additional ones or carry on with the acquisition of the next line of submarines as planned,” a senior defence official was quoted as saying by

Iranian Navy To Get New Missile-launching Ships, Submarine

April 18, 2017 @ 10:45 AM

Iran is building fourth missile-launching Peykan-class warship for the naval forces in Caspian Sea, local media reported Tuesday. Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari was quoted as saying by FARS news Tuesday that the new Peykan-class warship is being built by Bandar Anzali's Shahid Tamjidi naval industries and it will join the fleet soon

Taiwan To Build Eight Submarines, Initial Designs By 2018

April 6, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Taiwan plans to build eight submarines. The initial designs are expected to be fully completed by early 2018, a senior Taiwanese Navy official said

First Of Two Indian Submariners Complete Training For Scorpene-Type Subs

April 4, 2017 @ 09:21 AM

Défense Conseil International (DCI) has completed training of the first of two crews of Indian submariners for future Scorpène-type submarines. DCI is the reference operator of the French Ministry of Defence for the transfer of French military know-how to international partners

Russia Accelerates Yasen-Class Submarine Plan

March 31, 2017 @ 03:35 PM

Russia is accelerating its plan to built seven Yasen class nuclear submarine by 2023 with second one being floated out today and third scheduled for launch in 2019. The nation's second modernised Yasen-class project 885M submarine, the Kazan, has been floated out at the Sevmash shipbuilder in north-western Russia today

Thai Navy To Receive Three Chinese Submarines

March 24, 2017 @ 04:01 PM

Thailand's navy will receive three submarines under Bt3.6 billion (US $104