Countries which have offered to participate in building submarines for Taiwan risk severely damaging relations with China, Beijing has asserted. Taiwan media last year reported that the United States (US) had approved the Transfer of Technology (ToT) that will allow Taiwan to produce its own submarines
Algeria commissioned two kilo-class Russian submarines- Ouarsenis and Hoggar, at the Mers El Kébir naval base in Oran, on Wednesday. The submarines are part of a 2013-2014 order for two new Project 636 Varshavyanka (Kilo class) vessels
Oceaneering International, Huntington Ingalls and General Dynamics Electric Boat are being awarded contracts for Submarine Safety (SUBSAFE) and Level I engineering and technical services in the amounts of $827 million; $874 million and $1.1 billion respectively
South Korea has completed preliminary design of a new 3,000-ton Changbogo III-class Batch-II submarine that features capabilities for longer-duration and speedier underwater operations. Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co
Huntington Ingalls Industries has launched the recently christened Virginia-class submarine Delaware (SSN 791) into the water for the first time at the companys Newport News Shipbuilding division. During a three-day process that began last Wednesday, the 7,800-ton submarine was moved out of a construction facility and into a floating dry dock using a transfer car system, the company said in a statement Monday
The Brazilian Navy will receive its first Scorpene-class submarine Riachuelo S-40 at the Itaguaí Naval Complex in Rio. Brazilian shipyard Itaguaí Construções Navais (ICN), a subsidiary of Naval Group and Odebarecht delivered the submarine to the Brazilian Navy on Friday
General Dynamics has won a $35 million modification contract for research and development, and sustainment efforts for the US SSBN Fire Control Sub-system (FCS), the UK FCS and the US SSGN Attack Weapon Control System, including training and support equipment and US/UK Shipboard data system. Work is expected to be completed by September 2019, United States Department of Defense said in a statement Thursday
Iran's newly inducted home-grown Ghadir-class mini submarines will take part in the country's military drill within the perimeters of Irans southern territorial waters, in the Indian Ocean this winter. “Navy's equipment, including the two Ghadir-class submarines that recently joined Iran's naval fleet, would take part in the drill,” Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination Rear Admiral Hamzeh Ali Kaviani was quoted as saying by PressTV Saturday
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
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