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...

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

Delivery of Nuclear Submarine Montana (SSN 794) to U.S. Navy in Late

March 4, 2021 @ 02:14 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that the Virginia-class nuclear submarine Montana (SSN 794) was launched into the James River at the companys Newport News Shipbuilding division. The 7,800-ton submarine, which had been in a floating dry dock since being transferred from a construction facility in October, was submerged and moved by tugboats to the shipyards submarine pier, for final outfitting, testing and crew certification

Australia's $50 Billion Contract with Naval Group to build Submarines Has Collapsed:

March 1, 2021 @ 03:31 PM

Australias ambitious $50 billion project to build a dozen Attack-class submarines with French company Naval Group has reportedly been shelved. Pierre Eric Pommellet, head of Naval Group, is currently in Australia to meet federal ministers in an attempt to rescue the contract,

Italy’s New Submarines to Get Leonardo’s Surveillance and Protection Systems

February 26, 2021 @ 02:38 PM

Leonardo has signed a contract with Fincantieri worth approximately €150 million to provide equipment for the initial two U212 Near Future Submarines (NFS), the first of which is due to join the Italian Navy fleet in 2027. This strategic equipment will enhance the surveillance and protection capabilities of the Italian Navy as they carry out operations beneath the waves in Italian and international waters

Fincantieri to Build Two €1.35B-Worth New-Gen Submarines for Italy

February 26, 2021 @ 10:39 AM

Fincantieri said today it will sign a contract with OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation en matiere dArmement, the international organization for joint armament cooperation) for the construction of 2 new-generation submarines for the Italian Navy. The contract envisages an option for 2 additional units and is part of the new U212NFS (Near Future Submarine) acquisition program of the Italian Navy