Indonesia Starts Massive Hunt for 44-Year Missing Submarine as Oxygen Level Drops

April 23, 2021 @ 09:45 AM

Indonesia has put its rescue aircraft and ships to scour the sea north of Bali to hunt for the 44-year old KRI Nanggala-402 submarine that went missing on Wednesday. Contact with the German-built vessel carrying 53 crew members aboard was lost when it was preparing to conduct a torpedo drill

Royal Navy’s 5th Astute-Class Attack Submarine Launched

April 21, 2021 @ 06:37 AM

BAE Systems launched HMS Anson, the fifth of seven Astute-class attack submarine being built for the Royal Navy at Barrow-in-Furness site in Cumbria. The 7,400-tonne nuclear-powered submarine, officially named at a ceremony in December, emerged from the Devonshire Dock Hall and entered the water for the first time Monday

Russia Develops Ship that Can Dive Like a Submarine

April 12, 2021 @ 05:29 PM

Russias Rubin Central Design Bureau has developed perhaps the worlds first patrol ship with a diving capability so that it functions like a submarine for a short time, TASS reported quoting Rubins press service

U.S. Closely Monitoring Russian Military Activities in Arctic amidst Melting Ice

April 6, 2021 @ 11:28 AM

As ice melts in the Arctic, new options for transiting the Arctic open up — and also remove natural barriers that Russia once relied on to protect its own interests there. "Without getting into specific intelligence assessments, obviously we're monitoring it very closely," said Pentagon press secretary John F

Thyssenkrupp to Build Six Type 212 CD Submarines for Germany, Norway

March 25, 2021 @ 09:27 AM

Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has signed a agreement to build six Type 212 CD (Common Design) submarines for Germany and Norway. After challenging negotiations, all parties agreed to the technical content and contractual terms shortly before midnight on March 22

Kawasaki Delivers Twelfth Soryu-class Submarine to Japanese Navy

March 24, 2021 @ 08:49 AM

Kawasaki Heavy Industries today held a ceremony marking the delivery of the submarine Toryu to the Japan Ministry of Defense (MOD) at its Kobe Shipyard Nishihama Quay at 11:30 AM on March 24. The ceremony was attended by a delegation of top MOD officials

Russian Navy to Receive 3 Nuclear Submarines in 2021, Keel to be...

March 19, 2021 @ 07:20 AM

The Russian Navy is scheduled to receive three nuclear- powered submarines this year; besides, keel for two more strategic nuclear submarines laid by United Shipbuilding Corporation. Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, said that the service will receive Knyaz Oleg Borei-A submarine; and Kazan and Novosibirsk Yasen project submarines by the end of this year

French Navy Aircraft to get Thales Sonobuoy Technology

March 19, 2021 @ 04:54 AM

The French naval aircraft will be equipped with a new active-passive Sonobuoy technology, SonoFlash, developed by Thales. SonoFlash will be deployed aboard the refurbished Atlantic 2 (ATL2) maritime patrol aircraft and the NH-90 Caïman Marine tactical helicopter

South Korea Delivers 1,400-ton Submarine to Indonesia

March 17, 2021 @ 07:00 AM

South Korea handed over Alugoro, a 1,400-ton submarine, to the Indonesian Navy today. The 61-meter Chang Bogo-class submarine was the third unit South Koreas Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co

Indian Navy Commissions Third Scorpene-Class Submarine

March 10, 2021 @ 09:19 AM

The Indian Navy today commissioned INS Karanj, the third Scorpene-class diesel electric submarine. The induction took place at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai, Maharashtra

DRDO Develops Air Independent Propulsion Technology for Indian Submarines

March 9, 2021 @ 10:11 AM

Indias Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) said it completed the final development test of Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) that allows diesel electric submarines to remain underwater for longer periods besides making them “quieter,” on Monday night. “DRDO has achieved an important milestone in the development of AIP System by proving the land based prototype on 8 March 2021