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