Lockheed Martin Wins $184M US Navy Contact for Electronic Warfare Systems

February 11, 2019 @ 05:26 PM

Lockheed Martin has won a $184 million modification contract from the US Navy for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 systems. SEWIP is a development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system

Australia, France Sign $50 Billion Attack-class Submarines Agreement

February 11, 2019 @ 02:13 PM

Australia today signed a ‘Strategic Partnering Agreement with the French contractor Naval Group for Attack-class submarines, the Australian defense ministry announced Monday. The $50 billion Attack class program will see 12 regionally superior submarines designed and built in Australia for the Navy

Canadian Navy's Victoria-class Submarines To Get Mast Installations

January 15, 2019 @ 03:02 PM

The Royal Canadian Navys one of the four Victoria-class submarines will be equipped with a new modern mast system, similar to the one fitted in the United States Navy Virginia-class submarines. Canadian Submarine (HMCS) Corner Brook will become the first to get such a system, acquired under the US Foreign Military...

China Threatens Countries Participating in Taiwan Submarine Program

January 15, 2019 @ 12:43 PM

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 Commissions Two Kilo-class Submarines

January 11, 2019 @ 02:16 PM

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

US Navy Awards $2.8 Billion Submarine Safety Contracts

December 27, 2018 @ 10:36 AM

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 Completes Preliminary Design of New Changbogo III-class Submarine

December 26, 2018 @ 01:31 PM

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 Launches Delaware Virginia-class Nuclear Submarine

December 18, 2018 @ 10:37 AM

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

Brazilian Navy Gets First of Four Home-built Scorpene-class Submarine

December 14, 2018 @ 01:32 PM

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 Wins Submarine Fire-control System Research Contract

December 14, 2018 @ 08:07 AM

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

Newly-inducted Ghadir-class Subs to Participate in Iran Navy’s Military Drill

December 10, 2018 @ 11:32 AM

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 Wins $346 M US Navy Contract Modification To Provide Yard...

December 8, 2018 @ 06:19 PM

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