South Korea Launches Ballistic-missile Launching Submarine

September 14, 2018 @ 06:59 PM

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

China Begins Construction Of US$411 Million Worth Submarine For Thai Navy

September 6, 2018 @ 07:44 AM

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...

Philippines Eyeing Submarines, Helicopters and Small Arms Buy from Russia

August 21, 2018 @ 03:50 PM

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]

Philippines Offered Loan Package for Purchase of Russian-made Kilo-class Submarines

August 16, 2018 @ 01:02 PM

The Philippine government is considering a soft loan offer from Russia for the acquisition of Kilo-class submarines, as it looks to boost the undersea capabilities of the Philippine Navy (PN). Russia has newly offered the Philippine Government an economic package to support its potential acquisition of submarines, Arsenio Andolong, the chief...

Indian Navy Lacks Training In Submarine Damage Control, Firefighting: CAG report

August 13, 2018 @ 12:03 PM

The Indian Navy lacks training facility for its crew on various aspects of damage control and firefighting in a submarine,

New US, UK Submarines May Be Delayed Due To Missile Tubes Welding...

August 9, 2018 @ 09:48 AM

The US Navy is evaluating a welding defect in ballistic missile tubes designed and manufactured locally, which may reportedly delay construction of next-generation US and British submarines. The welding issue identified on missile tubes that have been delivered to General Dynamics Electric Boat for new ballistic-missile submarines for the U

Progeny Systems to Provide Software Integration for US Submarine and Undersea Weapons

July 28, 2018 @ 08:47 AM

Progeny Systems has won $17 million contract, with optional production orders, for the procurement of engineering and technical services including software development, commercial off-the-shelf products and hardware and software integration for submarine and undersea warfare weapons systems. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $92 million

Thai Navy Approves Midget Submarine Project

July 23, 2018 @ 08:50 AM

The Thai government last week approved a 193-million baht (US$ 5.7m) project to design a mini-submarine for the countrys navy, local media reports

Russian Nuclear-powered Sub Takes Part in Naval Parade for the First Time

July 21, 2018 @ 03:05 PM

Russias Project 949A Antey-class nuclear-powered submarine Oryol took part in the nations main Naval Parade for the first time. "The missile cruiser Marshal Ustinov and the nuclear-powered underwater cruiser Oryol took part for the first time in the rehearsal of the parade in Kronshtadt," the press office of the Western Military District told

Taiwan’s Submarine Program Receives Six Foreign Design Proposals

July 11, 2018 @ 08:45 AM

Six foreign companies have reportedly submitted design proposals for Taiwans ‘Indigenous Defense Submarine (IDS) program aimed at building a fleet of eight diesel-electric submarines to replace four aging vessels,

Swedish Navy’s HSwMS Gotland Attack Submarine Set For Sea Trials

June 22, 2018 @ 08:46 AM

An attack submarine of the Swedish Navy, HSwMS Gotland (Gtd) has been relaunched for sea trials after completing mid-life upgrade (MLU). Due to this MLU, the Gotland submarine has capabilities that will be found in the next generation of Swedish submarines, the A26

BAE Systems To Supply Payload Tubes For US Navy’s Two Virginia-class Submarines...

June 6, 2018 @ 09:42 AM

BAE Systems has received a contract to produce payload tubes for two of the U.S