Delaware Virginia-class Submarine Completes Initial Sea Trials

September 3, 2019 @ 03:19 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries completed the initial sea trials on the newest Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarine, Delaware (SSN 791). The submarine, in the final stages of construction, spent three days at sea proving all of its systems, components and compartments

Russian Navy to Receive 4 Nuclear Powered, 2 Conventional Submarines in 2020

August 23, 2019 @ 11:59 AM

The Russian naval forces are set to receive as many as six submarines in 2020, of which four are nuclear-powered while the rest two are diesel-electric boats. "Sevmash Shipyard will deliver four nuclear powered submarines- first Project 955A serial-produced ‘Knyaz Oleg, first Project 885M serial-produced ‘Novosibirsk, Project 885M lead submarine ‘Kazan...

General Dynamics To Support UK's Dreadnought-Class Nuclear Sub

August 23, 2019 @ 05:53 AM

The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics a $64.8 million contract to support the second hull of the United Kingdom (UK) Dreadnought-Class ballistic missile nuclear submarine, christened "HMS Valiant

General Dynamics To Conduct Repair Works Of USS Washington Submarine

August 10, 2019 @ 10:14 AM

General Dynamics has won a $15.2 million contract for planning, material procurement, and repair work for USS Washington (SSN 787) nuclear-powered attack submarine

Turkey’s ASELSAN Develops Communications System for Indigenous Submarine

July 30, 2019 @ 11:47 AM

Turkey's defense and electronic systems company ASELSAN will be supplying a communications system for the locally-made New Type Submarine Project (NTSP), according to Turkish officials. According to an announcement yesterday from Turkey's Defense Industries Presidency (SSB), The Company, combining its broad experience with up-to-date technological developments, offers uninterrupted, secure, economical and...

INS Khanderi Scorpene-class Sub To Be Inducted By October

July 26, 2019 @ 12:14 PM

India's second Scorpene-class stealth submarine christened "INS Khanderi," will be commissioned by October of this year, Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh said on Thursday. "For Scorpenes, we are moving well

India Issues Tenders Worth $291M For 100 Heavyweight Torpedos

July 17, 2019 @ 07:19 AM

The Indian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has issued a tender worth $291 million (INR 2000 crore) for the procurement of 100 heavyweight torpedoes for the Indian Navys Scorpene-class (Kalvari-class) diesel-electric attack submarines (SSKs). “The tender is for around 100 torpedoes and will cater to the immediate requirement of the Navy,” a top ministry official was quoted as saying by the local media

France Launches Barracuda-class Nuclear Sub Project

July 13, 2019 @ 09:19 AM

France has unveiled new Barracuda-class nuclear-powered submarine project, meant to replace its ageing fleet of four SSN Rubis submarines. The boat is the first of its class to be built for the French navy

Russia Offers To Build $6.6 Billion BrahMos-Equipped Project-75I Subs Jointly With India

July 9, 2019 @ 10:40 AM

Moscow has offered to build six Project-75I diesel-electric submarines worth $6.6 billion (INR 450 billion) jointly with India and integrate the BrahMos missile systems into them in lieu of licensed production of the submersibles

Indonesia to Fund US$1.2B Submarine Construction Program with Foreign Loans

July 5, 2019 @ 06:43 AM

Indonesia will seek foreign funds up to US$1.2 billion to finance the construction of three submarines as part of the nation's minimum essential force (MEF) program

Russian Mini-Submarine in which 14 Sailors were Killed, Believed to be Nuclear

July 3, 2019 @ 06:19 AM

A fire broke out in a Russian mini-submarine near the Barents Sea killing 14 sailors on July 1, according to a statement from the Ministry of Defense in Moscow. Reuters quoted Per Strand, a director at the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority as saying that his agency "made checks" and was "not monitoring too high radiation levels in the area" where the accident took place, suggesting that the vessel is nuclear-powered

India's $14.4B Nuclear-Powered Sub Project Kicks Off

June 26, 2019 @ 05:15 AM

India's $14.4 billion (INR 1 lakh Crore) project to build six indigenous nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs) for its navy has kicked off after the government green signaled the project four years ago, with work on special alloy meant for the hull having begun