Turkey Launches Submarine with Air-independent Propulsion

December 23, 2019 @ 11:59 AM

Turkeys first home-made Type 214-class submarine ‘TCG Piri Reis entered water on Sunday in the northwestern province of Kocaeli district. TCG Piri Reis, the first vessel of Turkeys New Type Submarine Project, is planned to start operating in 2020 followed by 5 more vessels delivered to the Turkish Navy, local media...

General Dynamics Wins $22.2B for US Navy's Virginia-class Submarines

December 3, 2019 @ 01:25 AM

The Pentagon has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. (GDEB) a contract worth $22

Kawasaki Launches “Toryu” Submarine for Japanese Navy

November 7, 2019 @ 09:43 AM

Kawasaki launched the ‘”Troyu,” the twelfth Soryu-class submarine for the Japanese Navy at the Kobe shipyard yesterday. The 84-meter long boat has a displacement of 2,950 tonnes

Huntington Delivers USS Delaware Attack Submarine to US Navy

November 1, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

Huntington Ingalls delivered USS Delaware (SSN 791) Virginia-class attack submarine to the US Navy on Thursday. The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th submarine of the Virginia class on October 25, the US Navy said in a

S.Korea to Build 2 Nuclear-powered Submarines

October 10, 2019 @ 08:16 AM

South Korea is looking to build 2 nuclear-powered submarines and has assigned a task force to study the project. "With longer-term perspectives to have nuclear-powered submarines, we have been running a task force of our own," the South Korean Navy said in a report presented to lawmakers for a

Russia to Commence Construction of 22 Naval Vessels in 2020

September 19, 2019 @ 10:57 AM

Russia will lay the keels of 22 vessels that includes warships, nuclear and conventional submarines, and cargo vessels for its naval forces, in 2020. "Next year will see a record number of keel-laying ceremonies for ships, both combat and supply vessels, to be built for the Russian Navy

US Navy’s USS Louisiana Ohio-class Nuclear Sub to Undergo Repair & Maintenance

September 17, 2019 @ 05:53 AM

The US Navy has contracted International Marine and Industrial Applicators to perform maintenance and repair works on USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) Ohio class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine. “International Marine and Industrial Applicators LLC, Spanish Fort, Alabama, is awarded a $14

Turkey’s ASELSAN Develops Communications System for Indigenous Submarine

July 30, 2019 @ 11:47 AM

Turkey's defense and electronic systems company ASELSAN will be supplying a communications system for the locally-made New Type Submarine Project (NTSP), according to Turkish officials. According to an announcement yesterday from Turkey's Defense Industries Presidency (SSB), The Company, combining its broad experience with up-to-date technological developments, offers uninterrupted, secure, economical and fast communication solutions to the NTSP

Indonesia to Fund US$1.2B Submarine Construction Program with Foreign Loans

July 5, 2019 @ 06:43 AM

Indonesia will seek foreign funds up to US$1.2 billion to finance the construction of three submarines as part of the nation's minimum essential force (MEF) program

Russian Mini-Submarine in which 14 Sailors were Killed, Believed to be Nuclear

July 3, 2019 @ 06:19 AM

A fire broke out in a Russian mini-submarine near the Barents Sea killing 14 sailors on July 1, according to a statement from the Ministry of Defense in Moscow. Reuters quoted Per Strand, a director at the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority as saying that his agency "made checks" and was "not monitoring too high radiation levels in the area" where the accident took place, suggesting that the vessel is nuclear-powered

Indian MoD Kicks off $6.5 B Project 75 (I) Submarine Acquisition Program

June 21, 2019 @ 08:11 AM

The Indian Government issued an Expression of Interest (EoI) for short-listing of potential Indian Strategic Partners (SPs) for the construction of six conventional submarines under the P-75(I) project of the Indian Navy on 20 Jun 19. The project cost is about Rs 45,000 Crores (US$6

Steel Cut for US Navy’s Columbia Class Ballistic Missile Submarine

May 24, 2019 @ 06:03 AM

A plasma-burning machine cut the first steel plate that will be used to build Columbia (SSBN 826), the United States Navys lead ballistic missile submarine on Thursday. The event marked the first class of submarines that will be built using fully digital blueprints