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

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

Thyssenkrupp Signs €5.5B Contract with Norway, Germany for 6 Type 212CD Submarines

July 9, 2021 @ 11:59 AM

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TMS) was commissioned to build six Type 212CD submarines by Norway and Germany which signed a €5.5 billion contract with the company today

Kongsberg to Supply Submarine Combat Systems, Missiles to Norway, Germany

July 8, 2021 @ 05:33 PM

Kongsberg has entered into contracts with Norway and Germany to deliver ORCCA combat system to the six new 212CD submarines, and the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) to the two nations Navies. The deliveries will last way into the 2030s and is an important and strategic milestone that strengthens our foothold in Europe with Germany as an important and near partner, a Kongsberg release said

Russian Navy Tests Submarine Weapons, Systems at 500 Meters Depth

July 2, 2021 @ 01:47 PM

Russian Navy is conducting a special exercise to test submarine systems and weapons in the deep-water regions of the Barents and Norwegian Seas. "The event is attended by the crews of several submarines, including the fourth generation

Thyssenkrupp receives €13.2 Million German Funding for Underwater Mothership Project

June 29, 2021 @ 05:39 PM

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems on Monday received a €13.2 million euro funding notification from the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy for the second phase of the “Modifiable Underwater Mothership” (MUM) project

Russia’s Nuclear-tipped Drone Carrying Submarine K-329 ‘Belgorod’ Out on Sea Trials: Reports...

June 28, 2021 @ 03:45 PM

Russias new special mission submarine, K-329 ‘Belgorod built to carry the nuclear powered and nuclear weapon-tipped Poseidon drones, has commenced its sea trials. On June 25, this submarine of Project 09852 began the manufacturers sea trials in the White Sea, government-owned TASS reported citing sources

Russia is Building a New Mini Nuclear Submarine

June 22, 2021 @ 06:28 AM

Russias Malachite Design Bureau is developing a new mini nuclear submarine named Gorgon. "On an initiative basis, technical proposals have been developed and the appearance of the Gorgon nuclear multipurpose submarine of small displacement and the Serval small non-nuclear submarine with VNEU Serval has been determined," the company's 2020 annual report says

JFD Demos Submarine Rescue System During NATO Exercise

June 21, 2021 @ 02:22 PM

JFD, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has demonstrated NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) Intervention system during Silverlink Local In-Water Training (SL LIWT 21) exercise held in Glasgow, Scotland, in March. The simulated Intervention Remotely Operated Vehicle (IROV) dives, led by JFD, are part of a series of training deployments for the NSRS designed to ensure the system is in a permanent state of readiness, able to be utilised at a moments notice by the NATO partner nations of France, Norway and the UK, which jointly own the system

Russian Ships, Aircraft Destroy ‘Enemy Aircraft Carrier Group’ in Exercise near Hawaii...

June 21, 2021 @ 03:46 AM

Russian ships, submarines and aircraft ‘destroyed an aircraft carrier group and military infrastructure of a mock enemy during exercises in the central Pacific Ocean northwest of Hawaii Islands. The exercise involving about 20 ships, submarines, support vessels, as well as 20 aircraft and helicopters took place at a distance of about 2,500 miles southeast of the Kuril Islands last week, the Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced Sunday