General Dynamics has won a $346 million modification to an existing contract to provide yard support, development studies and design efforts for Virginia class submarines. It includes maintenance, updating and supporting the Virginia class design and related drawings and data for each Virginia class Submarine, including technology insertion, throughout its construction and post shakedown availability period, United States Department of Defense said in a statement Friday
General Dynamics is awarded $46 million modification contract for non-nuclear repair services required to support submarine maintenance. The services under this contract are for non-nuclear repair services required to support submarine overhauls, maintenance, repair (MRO) and modernization upgrades; ship alterations, temporary modifications and field changes; supplies and/or ancillary services and corrective and preventative maintenance, The United States department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
The Indian navy is likely to have agreed to lease one of Akula-2 class SSN from Russia reportedly for US $3.3 billion
General Dynamics has won a $31.7 million modification contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines and support yard services for the Navys Moored Training Ships
The Iranian navy has received two home-grown new Ghadir-class mini submarines designed for operations in shallow waters such as the Persian Gulf. One of the submarines was built in 18 months
Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigators have reopened a 16 year old corruption probe involving former Prime Minister Najib Razak in the purchase of two Scorpene-class submarines. The former Prime Minister has been summoned to give a statement on the Scorpene-class submarine deal on Monday and the investigators are looking at whether there has been any kickbacks in the procurement of two submarines by Malaysia from French DCN international (DCNI, now renamed as Naval Group) in 2002, according to a local daily, The Star citing MACC sources as saying
The German conglomerate, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems is liable to lose Israel as a customer if it turned out that corruption was involved in the submarines case. The Germany government will not be able to export three more submarines to Israel if indictments are filed in the submarines case (case 3000)
Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding has been awarded a $197 million contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide long-lead-time material and advance construction activities for the first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine. The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components and commodity material and to begin advance construction on Columbia (SSBN 826)
Taiwan has hired a Gibraltar based design firm, Gavron Limited to create blueprints to build 8 indigenous submarines expected to cost NT$500 billion (US$16.13 billion)
The United States Navy will christen two nuclear-propelled attack submarines of the Virginia class, 2 in separate ceremonies on Saturday. The submarines, USS Delaware (SSN 791) and USS Vermont (SSN 792) are Virginia-class attack submarines whose construction began in 2013 and 2014 respectively and are scheduled to be delivered to the Navy next year
The Indian Navy has awarded a refit deal worth INR 1,100 crore (US$151 million) to the state-run warship builder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd and Germanys Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH to overhaul Shishumar Class non-nuclear diesel electric submarine. The German shipbuilder will get as much as INR 410 crore (US$56 million) as its share of the refit of INS Shishumar, the Kiel, the company said in a statement Wednesday
Huntington Ingalls has won $104.2 million modification contract to exercise options for engineering, technical, design, configuration management, integrated logistics support, database management, research and development, modernization and industrial support for nuclear submarines
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