After the completion of initial sea trials, France is set to test combat systems, tactical weapons and other military equipment onboard the Navys Suffren nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN). “The nuclear attack submarine Suffren has arrived in Toulon, its future home port! The various sea trials carried out in the English Channel...
Russia is working on the design of a ship to lift 7 of its nuclear submarines sunk in Arctic waters which may be completed by 2032, Russian experts say. "The total activity of boats flooded in the Kara and Barents Seas is 1 million CI
The Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) on Thursday awarded Saab a contract for the life extension of the heavyweight torpedo system. “Saab on Thursday received a first order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the life extension of the heavyweight torpedo system,” the company said in a release July...
The inferno that raged aboard the French Navys Perle nuclear submarines rear section on Friday morning may have sustained irreparable damage. “If the thick hull [made of 80HY high-tensile steel]…is deformed, the boat is screwed,” a veteran submariner told French Var Matin newspaper
General Dynamics Electric Boat has signed a $544 million contract with AECOM infrastructure firm to continue building a facility at Groton shipyard, a town in New London County, Connecticut, to support construction of new class of ballistic-missile submarines. “General Dynamics Electric Boat today announced that it had signed a contract to...
A fire broke out abroad French nuclear submarine, Perle which was undergoing deep maintenance in the Mediterranean port of Toulon. “Last night, fire aboard the Perle submarine was extinguished at 12:50 a
The Russian Navy will commission the Project 955A (Borei-A) nuclear-powered strategic submarine ‘Knyaz Vladimir today. “On Russia Day (June 12), the latest Project Borei-A (955A) submarine, Knyaz Vladimir, will enter Naval service,” the Russian Ministry of Defense said in a statement Thursday
The French Navys ‘Le Téméraire nuclear-powered submarine test fired an M51 submarine launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on June 12. “The nuclear-powered Le Téméraire successfully fired an M51 strategic ballistic missile off Finistère,” Florence Parly, French Minister of Armed Forces, tweeted Friday
The Indian Navy inaugurated Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) Complex in Visakhapatnam city on Wednesday. “Deep Submergence Rescue Vehicle (DSRV) complex inaugurated at Visakhapatnam by Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Eastern Naval Command (ENC)
Russias Rubin Central Design Bureau for Marine Engineering has completed research on a robotized system capable of simulating nuclear and non-nuclear submarines. “Research into ‘Surrogat has been completed
In a ceremony held to induct over a 100 missile-launching speed boats to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGC-N), a vessel that appeared to be a large Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) made its first public appearance. “Did Iran just show us an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) prototype? Among the 112 small boats/craft received by IRCN today, this oddity was shown – an unidentified apparent submersible/submarine,” Joseph H Dempsey, Research Associate for Defense & Military Analysis at IISS,
The Russian Navy has taken delivery of improved Project 955A (Borei-A) nuclear-powered submarine, Knyaz Vladimir, on Thursday. "Today, on May 28, a ceremony was held at the Sevmash Shipyard for signing an acceptance certificate for the strategic missile-carrying underwater cruiser Knyaz Vladimir," United Shipbuilding Corporation said in a release on May 28