China's new nuclear submarines, whose images have emerged, are possibly able to carry 12 submarine-launched ballistic missiles with a range of over 11,000km (6,835m) The 'Jin' Type 094A has a large 'hump' concealing 12 submarine-launched ballistic missiles and hence are capable of striking the United States. The 'big waves' are believed to be China's new generation of intercontinental-range ballistic missiles, the JL-3, the
Khanderi, the second of Indian Navys Scorpene class stealth submarine, was ‘launched paving the way for her sea trials. The submarine is expected to be delivered to Navy by the year end
US Navys Columbia-class submarine program has cleared milestone B last week, allowing the submarine to move into the Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase. During this engineering, Manufacturing development phase, the focus would be achieving an 83 percent design maturity prior to construction start in 2021,
Indian Navys second Scorpene class submarine ‘Khanderi will be launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai on January 12. The launch will start a trail of events, which will lead to the separation of the submarine from the pontoon on which it is being assembled and its final setting afloat, an official release said
South Korea has rejected US and Japanese proposal to conduct trilateral anti-submarine warfare exercise aimed at countering North Koreas submarines, Japanese media reported Tuesday. South Korean side opposed the suggestion saying that it was not the right time for the drills, the
An image on Google Earth shows a Chinese nuclear attack submarine, docked in the harbour in Karachi in May last year, proving that Beijing likely to be scrutinizing Indian warships movements more closely than earlier. The nuclear-powered submarines have an unlimited range of operations since they need not come to surface for fuel as their nuclear reactors rarely require to be refueled
The Indian defense ministry will induct the Scorpene-class submarines only if they are ready for deployment in operations. This is a major change in thinking of the government as earlier the shipyards would hand over warships to the Navy and then would continue trials on the systems on board and the vessels would be made fighting fit long after their official induction
The Pentagon has approved a potential $126 billion project for the development of 12 new nuclear-armed submarines to replace aging Ohio-class submarines of the US Navy. “Im hoping to have it done before I leave,” Frank Kendall, the undersecretary for acquisition whos departing when President Barack Obama steps down on Jan
Turkish defence electronics vendor Havelsan has won a contract from Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret A.Ş (STM) to supply a Naval Integration Command and Control System for Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B submarine upgrade program
BWX Technologies has won a $35 million contract from General Dynamics‘Electric Boat business unit to develop and build Virginia Payload Module launch tubes for Virginia-class submarines. BWXT Nuclear Operations Group will start the fabrication of the payload tubes in 2017 at its manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Indiana with the first delivery set for 2019, BWXT announced Tuesday
General Dynamics has won US Navy contract worth $146 million to provide design support requirements for Columbia-class submarine, that is designed to replace the Trident missile-armed Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines.
Australia today sealed a 50 billion Australian dollars ($37 billion) submarines deal with France, termed the “largest defense procurement program in Australias history”. The inter- governmental agreement (IGA) signed by Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, is for 12 sophisticated submarines to be built by French defence major DCNS
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