Newly-inducted Ghadir-class Subs to Participate in Iran Navy’s Military Drill

December 10, 2018 @ 11:32 AM

Iran's newly inducted home-grown Ghadir-class mini submarines will take part in the country's military drill within the perimeters of Irans southern territorial waters, in the Indian Ocean this winter. “Navy's equipment, including the two Ghadir-class submarines that recently joined Iran's naval fleet, would take part in the drill,” Deputy Navy...

General Dynamics Wins $346 M US Navy Contract Modification To Provide Yard...

December 8, 2018 @ 06:19 PM

General Dynamics has won a $346 million modification to an existing contract to provide yard support, development studies and design efforts for Virginia class submarines. It includes maintenance, updating and supporting the Virginia class design and related drawings and data for each Virginia class Submarine, including technology insertion, throughout its construction...

General Dynamics Awarded $46M for Submarine Non-nuclear Repair Services

December 4, 2018 @ 11:49 PM

General Dynamics is awarded $46 million modification contract for non-nuclear repair services required to support submarine maintenance. The services under this contract are for non-nuclear repair services required to support submarine overhauls, maintenance, repair (MRO) and modernization upgrades; ship alterations, temporary modifications and field changes; supplies and/or ancillary services and corrective...

Indian Navy Planning Nuclear Sub Lease from Russia for $3.3B

December 4, 2018 @ 01:24 PM

The Indian navy is likely to have agreed to lease one of Akula-2 class SSN from Russia reportedly for US $3.3 billion

General Dynamics to Provide Planning Services for Nuclear Subs, Moored Training Ships

December 1, 2018 @ 07:00 AM

General Dynamics has won a $31.7 million modification contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines and support yard services for the Navys Moored Training Ships

Iranian Navy Gets Two New Ghadir-class Mini-submarines

November 29, 2018 @ 11:40 AM

The Iranian navy has received two home-grown new Ghadir-class mini submarines designed for operations in shallow waters such as the Persian Gulf. One of the submarines was built in 18 months

Malaysia Questions Najib over Kickbacks in Scorpene Submarine Deal

November 20, 2018 @ 01:08 PM

Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) investigators have reopened a 16 year old corruption probe involving former Prime Minister Najib Razak in the purchase of two Scorpene-class submarines. The former Prime Minister has been summoned to give a statement on the Scorpene-class submarine deal on Monday and the investigators are looking at whether there has been any kickbacks in the procurement of two submarines by Malaysia from French DCN international (DCNI, now renamed as Naval Group) in 2002, according to a local daily, The Star citing MACC sources as saying

Corruption Indictment Could Force Germany to Halt Sub Sales to Israel

November 14, 2018 @ 11:50 AM

The German conglomerate, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems is liable to lose Israel as a customer if it turned out that corruption was involved in the submarines case. The Germany government will not be able to export three more submarines to Israel if indictments are filed in the submarines case (case 3000)

Huntington Ingalls Awarded Materials Contract For US Navy’s Columbia-Class Submarine

November 7, 2018 @ 05:06 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding has been awarded a $197 million contract modification from General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide long-lead-time material and advance construction activities for the first Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine. The advance procurement funds will be used to purchase major components and commodity material and to begin advance construction on Columbia (SSBN 826)

Taiwan Hires Gibraltar Based Consultant to Create Submarine Blueprints

October 26, 2018 @ 12:18 PM

Taiwan has hired a Gibraltar based design firm, Gavron Limited to create blueprints to build 8 indigenous submarines expected to cost NT$500 billion (US$16.13 billion)

US Navy to Christen Two Virginia-class Nuclear Attack Submarines

October 19, 2018 @ 01:39 PM

The United States Navy will christen two nuclear-propelled attack submarines of the Virginia class, 2 in separate ceremonies on Saturday. The submarines, USS Delaware (SSN 791) and USS Vermont (SSN 792) are Virginia-class attack submarines whose construction began in 2013 and 2014 respectively and are scheduled to be delivered to the Navy next year

India’s Mazagon Dock, Germany’s Thyssenkrupp Bag $151M Worth Indian Navy Submarines Refit...

September 27, 2018 @ 01:09 PM

The Indian Navy has awarded a refit deal worth INR 1,100 crore (US$151 million) to the state-run warship builder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd and Germanys Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems GmbH to overhaul Shishumar Class non-nuclear diesel electric submarine. The German shipbuilder will get as much as INR 410 crore (US$56 million) as its share of the refit of INS Shishumar, the Kiel, the company said in a statement Wednesday