US defense contractors will help Taiwan to construct its own submarines by providing Taipei with conventional technology to counter threats from China. Taiwan last year launched a plan to manufacture its own submarines amid deteriorating relations with China after its hopes of buying them from the US came to nothing
With the successful launch of two Trident II D5 Life Extension missiles built and upgraded by Lockheed Martin, the US Navy submarine USS Nebraska demonstrated the readiness of the crew and strategic weapon system. The test, known as Demonstration and Shakedown Operation (DASO) 28, took place in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California March 26
Naval Group Australia has partnered with US engineering services group KBR to assist with the concept design of the proposed Future Submarine (SEA1000) construction yard at the Osborne Naval Shipbuilding precinct in South Australia. The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) announced on 19 March that this contract, worth around $7 million, will employ 100 of South Australian staff on the concept design of the Future Submarine Construction Yard
Nuclear attack submarine USS Colorado (SSN-788) was commissioned Saturday morning at the US Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton. The 377-foot long and 7,800 ton submarine is said to be the US Navys most advanced undersea platform ever built
The US Navy has awarded a $696 million worth contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat subsidiary to provide additional long lead time material associated with Virginia-class submarines, the Department of defense announced Monday. “General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $696,246,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-17-C-2100 for additional long lead time material associated with the fiscal 2019 Virginia-class submarines (SSNs 802 and 803); and the fiscal 2020 Virginia-class submarines (SSNs 804 and 805),” the statement says
Russian state arms exporter, Rosoboronexport sees prospects for the Piranya mini-submarine meant for patrolling littoral waters and the larger Amur Class Diesel-electric submarine in Qatar, a statement issued on the occasion of the DIMDEX 2018 event in Qatar said. Qatar is facing up to a Saudi-led air, land and sea blockade and just last week it complained that UAE naval ships kidnapped its fishermen while they were operating in Qatari territorial waters
Saab has won AUD 24.2 million contract to supply an updated Integrated Ship Control Management and Monitoring System (ISCMMS) for four Royal Australian Navy Collins class submarines
The US Navy has awarded the future submarine science and technology research effort contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat, the Department of defense announced Thursday. According to the contract, Electric Boat will perform investigations to develop and demonstrate technology for Navy submarines
Brazils President Michel Temer on Tuesday launched the final assembly phase of the Riachuelo-class diesel electric attack submarine, at the Shipyard and Naval Base (SNB) of Itaguai, Xinhua reports. S40 Riachuelo is the first of four Scorpene submarines being built in Brazil under a 2008 contract between the Brazilian Navy and Naval Group
New military vessel of Jamaran-class destroyers will join Iranian Navys southern fleet by March 20, Navys top commander said Sunday. Jamaran is the first indigenously built Mowj Class multi-purpose guided missile frigate of the Imperial Iranian Navy
The delay in induction of Indias new class of attack submarines has forced the Navy to upgrade six of its oldest submarines under the Major Refit and Life Certification (MRLC) programme. Four Sindhughosh-class (Russian Kilo) and two Shishumar-class (German HDW) submarines are to be engaged in ‘life extension and refit programmes, at a cost of INR 1,000 crore (US$ 155 million) per boat,
The Russian Navy's Pacific Fleet will get four upgraded Antey nuclear-powered submarines armed with Kalibr cruise missiles in 2021, local media reports. The Pacific Fleet may also get already this year the nuclear submarine Omsk of this Project that was earlier expected to be delivered in 2019, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov was quoted as saying by TASS during his visit to the Zvezda Shipyard in the Russian Far East on Tuesday
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