Delivery of Locally-assembled Submarine to Indonesian Navy in October

September 18, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

The Indonesian Navy is expected to receive its first locally-assembled submarine from state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL Indonesia in October. Indonesian Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Siwi Sukma Adji told the press here on Monday that the submarine would be the third order for the firm, Antara News reported

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

US Navy Commissions USS Colorado, its Most Advanced Nuclear Submarine

March 18, 2018 @ 03:59 PM

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

Kelvin Hughes SharpEye Radar for Pakistan’s Second Khalid-class Submarine Upgrade

November 22, 2017 @ 07:39 AM

UK based Kelvin Hughes has won a contract to supply its SharpEye Doppler radar system to the second of the Pakistan Navys Agosta 90B-class (also known as the Khalid-class attack submarine) upgrade program. Working with Turkish defence contractor STM, the main contractor for the refurbishment programme, Kelvin Hughes will supply the...

Williamson is Britain's new defence secretary as Michael Fallon Resigns

November 2, 2017 @ 06:23 PM

Gavin Williamson was appointed as Britain's new defence secretary after his predecessor Michael Fallon resigned over a sexual harassment scandal. Williamson has the difficult task of cutting the United Kingdoms defence expenditure, keeping forces levels at their optimum while at the same time increasing Britains defence exports which have been hit...

China Develops Low Noise Motor for Use in Nuclear Submarine Propulsion

October 25, 2017 @ 07:32 AM

The China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) has conducted a trial run of the country's first permanent magnet propulsion motor which is characterized by very low noise, for potential use in nuclear submarines. The State-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), made a statement on its official WeChat account on Monday that the permanent magnet motor with a Chinese patent has been used on naval vessels docked at Sanya, South China's Hainan Province, the base of China's conventional and nuclear submarine fleet, an opinion piece in Chinese state-owned media outlet,

US Navy to Commission $2.6 Billion Attack Submarine, USS Washington

October 6, 2017 @ 12:50 PM

The US Navy will commission its newest fast attack submarine, the future USS Washington (SSN 787), during an 11 a.m

US Navy Awards $5 Billion to General Dynamics for Nuclear-Powered Submarine Design

September 22, 2017 @ 04:40 AM

General Dynamics Electric Boat is being awarded a $5,071,534,074 contract for the Integrated Product and Process Development design completion for the Columbia-class nuclear powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). The submarine is intended to fire nuclear missiles at enemy positions after remaining hidden under-water

Chinese Navy Gets Nuclear Submarine: Reports

September 21, 2017 @ 07:08 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) has received an unspecified nuclear submarine from the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC). The handing over could have taken place anytime in the last five years since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) in 2012

Daewoo-Built Submarine Handed Over To Korean Navy

July 10, 2017 @ 09:05 AM

An advanced diesel-powered submarine that can track 300 undersea targets simultaneously was handed over to the South Korean Navy today. Built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co at its facility in Geoje Island near the country's southeastern port city of Busan, the submarine can remain underwater for 10 days

Chinese Submarine Procurement ‘Clear and Above-board’, Says Thai Auditor-General

May 23, 2017 @ 09:02 AM

Thailands Office of the Auditor-General (OAG) has concluded that the procurement of three Chinese-built submarines was clean and transparent. The Royal Thai Navy and a Chinese submarine supplier signed the procurement contract in China on May 5 which involves the purchase of a 13

Fincantieri's Fourth Todaro-Class Submarine Delivered To Italian Navy

May 12, 2017 @ 03:35 PM

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has delivered the new Type U212A Todaro-class submarine Romeo Romei to the Italian Navy's NAVARM naval armament unit The submarine, which was delivered at the company's shipyard in Muggiano located at La Spezia of Italy, is the last of the four Todaro-class twin units ordered by NAVARM, the company announced Thursday. Its other twin unit, Pietro Venuti, was delivered to the navy at the Muggiano shipyard in July last year