Naval Group Will Send Bill to Australia for Costs Incurred in Cancelled...

September 24, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

The French submarine manufacturer Naval Group will submit to Australia a "detailed and quantified proposal" of "costs already incurred and to come" after the termination of the contract for the construction of 12 submarines, its CEO Pierre Eric Pommellet told Le Figaro publication. The total value of the contract, of which...

UK MoD Awards BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce £85M Future Submarine Programme Contracts...

September 17, 2021 @ 02:50 PM

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce two contracts worth £85 million each to deliver design and concept work for a future Class of Royal Navy submarine. The contract will enable the Company's Submarines business to progress the early stages of a programme to deliver a...

Why Did Australia Not Consider French Nuclear Submarines?

September 17, 2021 @ 01:42 PM

In announcing a security partnership with the U.S and the U

Australia to Pass France's Naval Group; Looks to the U.S., U.K. for...

September 16, 2021 @ 08:28 AM

Australia has scrapped its intent to buy submarines from French shipbuilder Naval Group in what could have been the countrys largest ever defence contract, and is now eyeing at collaborating with the United States and the United Kingdom for the project. “Today, Australia begins an enhanced trilateral security partnership with the...

South Korean Submarine Launches Missile Hours After North's Ballistic Missile Firing

September 15, 2021 @ 12:07 PM

Hours after North Korea tested two surface-to-surface missiles which landed in the East Sea, its arch-enemy Seoul proceeded with a submarine launched ballistic missile test in what appears to be a show of technological superiority. Seoul tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) near its Agency for Defence Development (ADD) in South...

Daewoo to Build South Korea’s Largest Submarine with Vertical Missile Launchers

September 10, 2021 @ 02:44 PM

The South Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has contracted Daewoo Shipbuilding to build a 3,600-ton-class submarine - the countrys largest and most advanced ever - with the capability to launch ballistic missiles from vertical launchers. The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced the signing of a 985

New S.Korean KSS III Submarine Test-Fires SLBM

September 7, 2021 @ 06:37 AM

The South Korean Navy test-fired a ballistic missile from its latest 3000-ton KSS III submarine Dosan Ahn Chang-ho, under water. The country became the eighth in the world to successfully develop an SLBM after the United States, Russia, Britain, France, India, China and North Korea

Russian Navy’s Improved Kilo II-Class Submarine Enters State Trials

August 17, 2021 @ 06:39 AM

The third improved Kilo II-class (Project 636.3) diesel-electric submarine for the Russian Navy Magadan has started undergoing state trials, manufacturer Admiralty Shipyard announced Monday

Turkey's STM Reveals Design of 540-ton Mini Attack Submarine

August 13, 2021 @ 11:27 AM

Turkeys defense firm STM revealed a conceptual design of STM500, a 540-ton mini attack submarine, in a document it released recently. When built, STM500 will be the smallest submarine built by Turkey

South Korea Launches First 3000-ton Class Daewoo-made Submarine

August 13, 2021 @ 07:36 AM

Daewoo Shipbuilding delivered South Korean Navys first 3,000-ton-class submarine capable of firing submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs). The commissioning ceremony for the mid-class diesel air-independent propulsion submarine, named after South Korean independence leader Dosan Ahn Chang-ho, took place at the Okpo Shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co

Russian Nuclear Submarine Towed after Losing Power Near Danish Coast

August 9, 2021 @ 08:58 AM

The three decades-old Russian Orel nuclear-powered submarine that lost propulsion in the Danish waters recently was towed to safety with assistance from other vessels. The incident occurred on July 30 in the busy waters east of Denmarks second-largest city Århus

Egyptian Navy Receives German S-44 Submarine

August 2, 2021 @ 02:17 PM

The Egyptian Navy received a German S-44 submarine in Alexandria on Monday. The craft is question, a 209/1400 mod class submarine is the last of four that Egypt received with the aim enhance its defense capabilities and combat efficiency, an Egyptian military spokesman said in a statement