New Russian Nuclear Submarine Armed With Hypersonic Missiles To Be Ready by...

June 1, 2018 @ 11:13 AM

Russia plans to start building its newest and most advanced nuclear powered submarine armed with hypersonic missiles by 2023, TASS reports. "The Husky has been included in the state armament program for 2018-2027

Taiwan to Modernize 30-year Old Submarines

May 23, 2018 @ 02:49 PM

The Taiwanese navy plans to modernize two Hai Lung-class submarines as part of its planned four-year program after Netherlands-based RH Marine gave a go-ahead for the programs technical feasibility. “The submarines, modified from the Dutch Zwaardvis-class subs have been in service for more than 30 years of their 35-year life span...

Malaysian Government to Investigate Scorpene, other Defense Deals during Najib’s Tenure

May 23, 2018 @ 11:20 AM

Malaysias newly formed government will conduct its own internal probe and audit in regard to defense spending under the previous administration, the new Defense Minister Mohamad Sabu has said. “We will investigate

Russia’s Borei-class Nuclear Sub Test Fires Four Bulava Missiles

May 23, 2018 @ 10:37 AM

Russias Borei-class strategic nuclear submarine Yuri Dolgoruky successfully test fired four Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles from the White Sea, the press service of the Russian Northern Fleet said on Tuesday. "On May 22, the Project 955 Borei-class lead strategic nuclear submarine Yuri Dolgoruky made a successful test salvo launch of four...

India’s Nuclear Submarine Equipped with SLBM Fully Operational

May 16, 2018 @ 02:30 AM

Indias INS Arihant nuclear submarine equipped with a B-O5 Submarine Launched Strategic Missile (SLBM) capable of hitting targets with nuclear warheads at a range of 650 km is fully operational. The Indian Defense Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman made a formal announcement during the annual award ceremony of the Defence Research Development Organisation...

BAE Systems Wins £2.4bn Worth Contracts for Royal Navy Submarine Programmes

May 15, 2018 @ 10:21 AM

BAE Systems has been awarded a £1.5bn contract for the seventh Astute class submarine and a further £900m for the next phase of the Dreadnought submarine programme for the Royal Navy

Britain to Invest £2.5 Billion to Build New Nuclear-capable Submarines

May 14, 2018 @ 02:04 PM

The UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) is investing £2.5 billion to boost Britains submarine building projects

France Launches Tiger Helicopter Missile Development Program, Orders Fifth Barracuda Submarine

May 7, 2018 @ 04:34 PM

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces announced Monday that the country is launching the development phase of the "Tiger Standard 3" helicopter program on the basis of European cooperation, and is ordering the fifth Barracuda-class nuclear attack submarine. This decision is directly in line with the framework set by the Franco-German Defense and Security Council of 13 July 2017, during which Germany and France agreed to set up a cooperation framework for the Standard 3 of the Tiger helicopter, as well as for a joint air-to-ground tactical missile program, the ministry said in a statement

Russian Navy’s First Improved Borei-A-class Nuclear Submarine to Undergo Trails in 2019

April 26, 2018 @ 10:25 AM

Russias first improved Borei-A-class strategic nuclear submarine Prince Vladimir will undergo a series of trials in 2019. "Yes [in 2019]

Russian Navy Received Nuclear Sub, 3 Warships, 2 Helicopters, 50 Kalibr Cruise

April 19, 2018 @ 07:57 AM

The Russian Navy has received a nuclear submarine, three warships, two helicopters and about 50 Kalibr cruise missiles in the first three months this year. "The Navy took delivery of the repaired Project 667BDRM strategic underwater missile cruiser Tula, three warships and support vessels of the auxiliary fleet, two helicopters and 46 Kalibr tactical cruise missiles," Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov was quoted as saying by Tass Wednesday

Goa Shipyard, Naval Group To Co-develop Simulators For Indian Navy's Future Requirements

April 13, 2018 @ 04:45 PM

Indias Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has signed a ‘Letter of Intent on 12th April with Frances Naval Group to expand their collaboration in the field of design and production of all shore based simulators for Scorpene Submarine project and also for other future advanced simulator requirements of the Indian Navy. The two companies had also signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) (latest one in Oct 17 for simulators for submarines Combat Management System (CMS))

US to Provide Conventional Submarine Technology to Taiwan

April 9, 2018 @ 04:09 PM

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