India's second Scorpene-class stealth submarine christened "INS Khanderi," will be commissioned by October of this year, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said on Thursday. "For Scorpenes, we are moving well
The Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has issued a tender worth $291 million (INR 2000 crore) for the procurement of 100 heavyweight torpedoes for the Indian Navys Scorpene-class (Kalvari-class) diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs). “The tender is for around 100 torpedoes and will cater to the immediate requirement of the Navy,” a top ministry official was quoted as saying by the local media
France has unveiled new Barracuda-class nuclear-powered submarine project, meant to replace its ageing fleet of four SSN Rubis submarines. The boat is the first of its class to be built for the French navy
Moscow has offered to build six Project-75I diesel-electric submarines worth $6.6 billion (INR 450 billion) jointly with India and integrate the BrahMos missile systems into them in lieu of licensed production of the submersibles
Indonesia will seek foreign funds up to US$1.2 billion to finance the construction of three submarines as part of the nation's minimum essential force (MEF) program
A fire broke out in a Russian mini-submarine near the Barents Sea killing 14 sailors on July 1, according to a statement from the Ministry of Defense in Moscow. Reuters quoted Per Strand, a director at the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority as saying that his agency "made checks" and was "not monitoring too high radiation levels in the area" where the accident took place, suggesting that the vessel is nuclear-powered
India's $14.4 billion (INR 1 lakh Crore) project to build six indigenous nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs) for its navy has kicked off after the government green signaled the project four years ago, with work on special alloy meant for the hull having begun
The Indian Government issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) for short-listing of potential Indian Strategic Partners (SPs) for the construction of six conventional submarines under the P-75(I) project of the Indian Navy on 20 Jun 19. The project cost is about Rs 45,000 Crores (US$6
Induction of the recently upgraded Russian-origin kilo-class submarine belonging to the Indian Navy will take nearly a month after having suffered damage in an accidental fire in March. The INS Sindhukesari diesel-electric submarine was damaged while certain indigenous components and a US-made L3 Communications periscope were being fitted onboard, at a naval dockyard in Mumbai city, located in the country's west coast
The Indian Navy has discovered 35 defects along with one “killer defect” in the second Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine, the "INS Khanderi," during its sea trials, pushing its induction by at least one year. The defense ministry has fully supported the navys insistence that Mazagon Dock (MDL) and its technology partner, French warship builder Naval Group, deliver a fully seaworthy and battle-worthy vessel
Pakistan is likely to purchase the export version of Turkey's Zargana anti-torpedo countermeasure systems, to be equipped on diesel-electric fast-attack Agoste 90B class submarines. The Pakistani Navy and the developer of the systems, Turkish firm Aselsan are expected to meet soon to discuss the purchase, Daily Sabah reported Wednesday
A plasma-burning machine cut the first steel plate that will be used to build Columbia (SSBN 826), the United States Navys lead ballistic missile submarine on Thursday. The event marked the first class of submarines that will be built using fully digital blueprints
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