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Indian Defense Ministry Issues RFP of 6 Submarines under Project-75I

July 22, 2021 @ 08:15 AM

The Indian Defense Ministry issued the Request for Proposal (RFP) for construction of six advanced conventional submarines for the Navy under Project-75I. The previously delayed deal is the first to work under the strategic partnership (SP) model of the procurement procedure

Naval Group Signs Contract to Maintain French Navy’s Nuclear Submarine Fleet

July 20, 2021 @ 08:40 AM

Naval Group has signed a contract for the operational maintenance of the French Navys nuclear attack submarines (SSN) which will be in force for over three years. This agreement includes the maintenance operations of Rubis and Suffren-class SSNs and all the related services: engineering, maintenance of tools and spares, management of...

Thai Navy to Pay in Yearly Instalments for Chinese Submarines

July 19, 2021 @ 08:10 AM

The Royal Thai Navy is pushing to pay yearly instalments for the two diesel-powered Yuan Class S26T submarines it is intending to purchase from China. Last year, the Navys budget was slashed by 4

State Trials of Zircon Hypersonic Missile from Frigate & Submarine in August

July 19, 2021 @ 06:47 AM

Russias Zircon (Tsirkon) hypersonic missile is expected to undergo state trials involving its launch from a frigate and a submarine in August 2021. "The first launch from the Admiral Gorshkov frigate within the state trials is planned for the first part of August

IAEA Breaks Ground For Facility to Tackle Nuclear Terrorism

July 15, 2021 @ 05:58 PM

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), today broke ground for a new facility that will help strengthen countries abilities to tackle nuclear terrorism in areas such as the illegal trafficking of nuclear material and the physical protection of facilities. The IAEA Nuclear Security Training and Demonstration Centre will be located at...

COVID outbreak aboard Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier

July 14, 2021 @ 03:12 PM

Around 100 cases of coronavirus have been recorded on the Royal Navys flagship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, even after all of the crew members had been vaccinated. HMS Queen Elizabeth is about a quarter of the way through a 28-week deployment leading the Carrier Strike Group (CSG)

Naval Group-led Consortium Wins Mine Risk Clearance for Europe Project

July 14, 2021 @ 11:58 AM

The EU Commission today selected a consortium led by Naval Group Belgium for its Mine Risk Clearance for Europe (MIRICLE) project. The project win was awarded by the company on Twitter Wednesday

Naval Group Will be Technical Coordinator for European Unmanned Semi-Fixed Sea Platforms

July 14, 2021 @ 11:44 AM

A European project to develop unmanned semi-fixed sea platforms for maritime surveillance (USSPS) will be led by Greek company ETME while Naval Group has been selected as a technical coordinator. The USSPS project will develop the backbone of an advance (C5ISTAR) federated system of systems

Sudan May Soon Give its Nod for Russia to Build Naval Base

July 13, 2021 @ 09:13 AM

Sudan is expected to give the go-ahead to Russia for the latter to build a navy base on its territory. After meeting with his Sudanese counterpart Mariam al-Mahdi on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, “(Mariam) disclosed that Sudan is preparing for the ratification process

Indonesian Navy Inaugurates Tank Transport Ship

July 12, 2021 @ 01:08 PM

The Indonesian Navy today inaugurated its newest ship, KRI Teluk Youtefa 522 which is the third ship of the Teluk Bintuni class tank transport ships. Also known as Landing ship tank (LST), the tactical transport amphibious ship can land tanks, amphibious vehicles and troops close to the coast

Thyssenkrupp Hands over Fourth Submarine to Egyptian Navy

July 12, 2021 @ 11:22 AM

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems handed over S44, the fourth Type 209/1400mod-class submarine, to the Egyptian Navy. The contract for the delivery of the first two 209/1400 mod class submarines to the Arab Republic of Egypt was signed in 2011

Italy, UK Sign Contract for Mid-Life Upgrade of Aster Missiles

July 10, 2021 @ 07:33 AM

Italy and the United Kingdom signed an agreement Friday to upgrade their Aster surface-to-air missiles. This strategic contract, which follows the Amendment 5 signed by OCCAR-EA in January 2020 on behalf of French armament procurement agency – DGA, will allow the five Services (FR, IT, UK Navy, IT Army and FR Air Force) of the three Programme Participating Nations (IT, UK, FR) to extend the operational availability of their ASTER missiles stockpile

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