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
The Indonesian Navy is expected to receive its first locally-assembled submarine from state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia in October. Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Siwi Sukma Adji told the press here on Monday that the submarine would be the third order for the firm, Antara News reported
South Korea today launched a 3,000-ton home-made submarine capable of launching ground-attack ballistic missiles from six vertical launching tubes. The launch of the diesel-electric air-independent propulsion submarine, took place at the Okpo Shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co
Chinas leading shipbuilding firm China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) started building a Type S26T submarine on Tuesday for the Royal Thai Navy, an important cooperation project between China and Thailand, CSIC announced on its WeChat account Tuesday. Senior officers from the Thai and Chinese militaries attended a steel-cutting ceremony at a shipyard in Wuhan, capital of Hubei province, to mark the start of the project, the announcement said
Philippines is holding negotiations with Russia for the possible purchase of Project 636 conventional submarines, helicopter equipment and small arms, Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheyev has said. "We are holding talks not only on this [submarines]
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