Navantia Out; Naval Group, Saab and TKMS in $3B Dutch Walrus Replacement...

December 14, 2019 @ 09:32 AM

The Dutch Ministry of Defense issued a B-Letter for the nearly $3 billion Walrus-class submarine replacement program and has shortlisted French

General Dynamics Wins $22.2B for US Navy's Virginia-class Submarines

December 3, 2019 @ 01:25 AM

The Pentagon has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. (GDEB) a contract worth $22

Kawasaki Launches “Toryu” Submarine for Japanese Navy

November 7, 2019 @ 09:43 AM

Kawasaki launched the ‘”Troyu,” the twelfth Soryu-class submarine for the Japanese Navy at the Kobe shipyard yesterday. The 84-meter long boat has a displacement of 2,950 tonnes

Huntington Delivers USS Delaware Attack Submarine to US Navy

November 1, 2019 @ 10:10 AM

Huntington Ingalls delivered USS Delaware (SSN 791) Virginia-class attack submarine to the US Navy on Thursday. The Navy accepted delivery of the future USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th submarine of the Virginia class on October 25, the US Navy said in a

Turkey Launches MiLDEN Project to Build Own Submarines

October 24, 2019 @ 08:02 AM

Turkey unveiled its new defense project, the MiLDEN, to develop and build six of its own submarines by 2040, on Tuesday. The first Turkish submarines will be copies of the German designs, which feature silent cruising capabilities, guided missiles and advanced heavy torpedoes, UPI

S.Korea to Build 2 Nuclear-powered Submarines

October 10, 2019 @ 08:16 AM

South Korea is looking to build 2 nuclear-powered submarines and has assigned a task force to study the project. "With longer-term perspectives to have nuclear-powered submarines, we have been running a task force of our own," the South Korean Navy said in a report presented to lawmakers for a parliamentary audit

Second Scorpene-class Sub Inducted by Indian Navy

September 28, 2019 @ 06:30 AM

The Indian Navy has inducted “INS Khanderi,” its second Scorpene-class stealth submarine, today in Mumbai. According to senior Navy officials, the cost of the Scorpene project now stands at around Rs 25,000 crore

Russia to Commence Construction of 22 Naval Vessels in 2020

September 19, 2019 @ 10:57 AM

Russia will lay the keels of 22 vessels that includes warships, nuclear and conventional submarines, and cargo vessels for its naval forces, in 2020. "Next year will see a record number of keel-laying ceremonies for ships, both combat and supply vessels, to be built for the Russian Navy

US Navy’s USS Louisiana Ohio-class Nuclear Sub to Undergo Repair & Maintenance

September 17, 2019 @ 05:53 AM

The US Navy has contracted International Marine and Industrial Applicators to perform maintenance and repair works on USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) Ohio class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine. “International Marine and Industrial Applicators LLC, Spanish Fort, Alabama, is awarded a $14

India to Induct Second Scorpene Attack Sub on September 28

September 12, 2019 @ 09:53 AM

The Indian navy is likely to induct INS Khanderi, the second Scorpene submarine on September 28, squashing earlier reports that said 36 defects found in the boat could push its commissioning date by one year. “Indian defense minister Rajnath Singh and naval chief Admiral Karambir Singh will attend the September 28 ceremony in Mumbai, being held to commission the INS Khanderi,” a navy official was quoted as saying by local media

Russia’s Belgarod Nuclear Sub Carrying Nuke Drone To Begin Sea Trials in...

September 10, 2019 @ 08:10 AM

Russias nuclear-powered Belgarod submarine will embark on its first sea trial carrying Poseidon Nuke-Armed Underwater Drones in June 2020. “Belgorod is to take to the sea on June 15, 2020,” Mikhail Budnichenko, DG, Sevmash shipyard, said on Monday

Pentagon Awards $127M Worth Contracts for Torpedoes of US Navy, UK, Canada,...

September 4, 2019 @ 07:18 AM

The Pentagon has awarded three US firms separate contracts worth $127 million combined for torpedoes of the US Navy, United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Netherlands and Norway. Science Applications International Corp won $70 million modification contract for the production of US Navys MK48 MOD 7 heavyweight torpedo afterbody/ tailcone sections, production support material, spares, auto-electrical power source test sets, engineering support, other direct costs and hardware repair services