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
France and Australia will sign a multibillion dollar for 12 state-of-the-art submarines tomorrow. Australias Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Frances Minister of Defense, Jean-Yves Le Drian, will ink the intergovernmental accord estimated 50 billion Australian dollars ($37 billion) in Adelaide on Tuesday with the French shipbuilder DCNS designing and building the Shortfin Barracudas, AFP reports
Chinese military analysts have said that the US underwater drone that was seized in South China Sea last week must have gathered military intelligence like the movements of submarines. Song Zhongping, a military commentator at Phoenix TV, told the
BAE Systems has won a $368 million five-year contract to provide systems engineering and support services to the US Navys Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) office. SSP oversees the Strategic Weapons System and Attack Weapons System on board current US Ohio and UK Vanguard class submarines, as well as on future Ohio replacement and the UK Dreadnought class of submarines
The leak of sensitive information about the Indian Scorpene submarines program was done from an office in Adelaide which is believed to be South Australian crossbench senator Nick Xenophons electorate office, an Australian newspaper reports. Former submariner turned political staffer Rex Patrick, an adviser to Xenophon, has been identified as the source of information for a front page newspaper story in August that triggered an international furore that embarrassed India and the French government-owned submarine builder DCNS, Sydney Morning Herald reports quoting an investigation done by Fairfax Media
The French naval defense firm DCNS has proposed a modified design of its diesel-electric Scorpene attack submarine as a possible option to replace the Norwegian Navy's in-service Ula-class submarines. DCNS, in collaboration with Thales and FSI, has organized an Industry Day in Oslo, on 6 December, for consolidating its industrial cooperation proposal to Norway in the frame of new Submarine program
Saab has signed a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the development and production of Torpedo Integration Systems (TIS) for the Navy´s A26 submarines. The order also includes upgrade of existing systems on the Visby-class corvettes and Gotland-class submarines
Two diesel electric submarines that Bangladesh recently purchased for $203 million from China, are obsolete, according to Russian expert. The submarines, which would become first that Bangladesh owns after they enter service in 2017, were constructed in the 1970s and were considered to be unsuccessful, Russian military expert Vasily Kashin was quoted as saying by
General Dynamics Electric Boat will christen US Navy's latest advanced nuclear attack submarine Colorado during a ceremony at its shipyard on Saturday. Colorado submarine is the 15th ship of the Virginia Class and features some technology from Ohio-class platforms
ThyssenKrupp is likely to lose a contract to build additional three submarines for Israel amid allegations of corruption against the company. The Israeli police are investigating allegations of corruption in the contract to build a fleet of corvettes and submarines for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF)
Thales has won a $100 million contract from Australia to design a major sonar system upgrade for Collins class submarines. Thales Australia will engage other Australian-based companies including Sonartech Atlas and L3 Oceania, as well as suppliers from the United Kingdom (UK) and France, to design the Collins sonar system upgrade, Minister for defense Industry Minister Pyne said in a statement Wednesday
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