New Russian Nuclear Subs to carry 4,000km-Range Kalibr Missiles

August 28, 2020 @ 11:59 AM

The Russian Navys Project 885M multi-purpose nuclear-powered submarines will be armed with upgraded Kalibr-M cruise missiles that have a range of over 4,000km. “The new submarines, Voronezh and Vladivostok, will carry new Kalibr-M missiles with a firing range of over 4,000km,” a source in the defense industry was quoted as saying...

General Atomics Wins Developmental Contract for Naval Propulsor Hardware

August 26, 2020 @ 09:24 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced Tuesday that it has been awarded a developmental contract by Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to work on naval propulsor hardware. The deal includes provision of manufacturing design drawings, engineering, fabrication, inspection, and assembly of prototype propulsor, shafting and bearing components as well...

BEL Upgrades Advanced Torpedo Decoy System Facility

August 10, 2020 @ 12:55 PM

Indias state-owned Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on Monday inaugurated an upgraded, Advanced Torpedo Decoy System (ATDS) “Maareech” Integration Facility.

France to Test Nuclear Submarine’s Combat Systems, Weapons

July 29, 2020 @ 05:30 PM

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 Developing Ship to Lift 7 Nuclear Submarines Sunk in Arctic Waters

July 13, 2020 @ 03:46 PM

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

Sweden Awards Saab Torpedo 62 Life Extension Deal

July 9, 2020 @ 10:30 AM

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 9

French Nuclear Submarine May have Suffered Irreparable Damage in Fire

June 13, 2020 @ 08:24 AM

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 Awards AECOM $544M for Submarine Building Facility

June 13, 2020 @ 06:51 AM

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 begin the next phase of construction on a facility to support construction of the nations new class of ballistic-missile submarines,” the company said in a release Friday

Fire Abroad French Nuclear Submarine; Reactor, Personnel Safe

June 12, 2020 @ 03:00 PM

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

Russian Project 955A Borei-Class Nuclear Submarine Enters Naval Service

June 12, 2020 @ 10:13 AM

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

French Navy Submarine test fires M51 Ballistic Missile

June 12, 2020 @ 09:49 AM

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

India sets up Submarine Rescue Vehicle Complex

June 11, 2020 @ 05:56 AM

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)