Swedish Navy’s HSwMS Gotland Attack Submarine Set For Sea Trials

June 22, 2018 @ 08:46 AM

An attack submarine of the Swedish Navy, HSwMS Gotland (Gtd) has been relaunched for sea trials after completing mid-life upgrade (MLU). Due to this MLU, the Gotland submarine has capabilities that will be found in the next generation of Swedish submarines, the A26

BAE Systems To Supply Payload Tubes For US Navy’s Two Virginia-class Submarines...

June 6, 2018 @ 09:42 AM

BAE Systems has received a contract to produce payload tubes for two of the U.S

New Russian Nuclear Submarine Armed With Hypersonic Missiles To Be Ready by...

June 1, 2018 @ 11:13 AM

Russia plans to start building its newest and most advanced nuclear powered submarine armed with hypersonic missiles by 2023, TASS reports. "The Husky has been included in the state armament program for 2018-2027

Taiwan to Modernize 30-year Old Submarines

May 23, 2018 @ 02:49 PM

The Taiwanese navy plans to modernize two Hai Lung-class submarines as part of its planned four-year program after Netherlands-based RH Marine gave a go-ahead for the programs technical feasibility. “The submarines, modified from the Dutch Zwaardvis-class subs have been in service for more than 30 years of their 35-year life span...

Malaysian Government to Investigate Scorpene, other Defense Deals during Najib’s Tenure

May 23, 2018 @ 11:20 AM

Malaysias newly formed government will conduct its own internal probe and audit in regard to defense spending under the previous administration, the new Defense Minister Mohamad Sabu has said. “We will investigate

Russia’s Borei-class Nuclear Sub Test Fires Four Bulava Missiles

May 23, 2018 @ 10:37 AM

Russias Borei-class strategic nuclear submarine Yuri Dolgoruky successfully test fired four Bulava intercontinental ballistic missiles from the White Sea, the press service of the Russian Northern Fleet said on Tuesday. "On May 22, the Project 955 Borei-class lead strategic nuclear submarine Yuri Dolgoruky made a successful test salvo launch of four Bulava ballistic missiles from the designated area in the White Sea to targets at the Kura range on the Kamchatka Peninsula," TASS quotes the press service statement as saying

India’s Nuclear Submarine Equipped with SLBM Fully Operational

May 16, 2018 @ 02:30 AM

Indias INS Arihant nuclear submarine equipped with a B-O5 Submarine Launched Strategic Missile (SLBM) capable of hitting targets with nuclear warheads at a range of 650 km is fully operational. The Indian Defense Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman made a formal announcement during the annual award ceremony of the Defence Research Development Organisation in New Delhi on Monday,

BAE Systems Wins £2.4bn Worth Contracts for Royal Navy Submarine Programmes

May 15, 2018 @ 10:21 AM

BAE Systems has been awarded a £1.5bn contract for the seventh Astute class submarine and a further £900m for the next phase of the Dreadnought submarine programme for the Royal Navy

Britain to Invest £2.5 Billion to Build New Nuclear-capable Submarines

May 14, 2018 @ 02:04 PM

The UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) is investing £2.5 billion to boost Britains submarine building projects

France Launches Tiger Helicopter Missile Development Program, Orders Fifth Barracuda Submarine

May 7, 2018 @ 04:34 PM

The French Ministry of the Armed Forces announced Monday that the country is launching the development phase of the "Tiger Standard 3" helicopter program on the basis of European cooperation, and is ordering the fifth Barracuda-class nuclear attack submarine. This decision is directly in line with the framework set by the Franco-German Defense and Security Council of 13 July 2017, during which Germany and France agreed to set up a cooperation framework for the Standard 3 of the Tiger helicopter, as well as for a joint air-to-ground tactical missile program, the ministry said in a statement

Russian Navy’s First Improved Borei-A-class Nuclear Submarine to Undergo Trails in 2019

April 26, 2018 @ 10:25 AM

Russias first improved Borei-A-class strategic nuclear submarine Prince Vladimir will undergo a series of trials in 2019. "Yes [in 2019]

Russian Navy Received Nuclear Sub, 3 Warships, 2 Helicopters, 50 Kalibr Cruise

April 19, 2018 @ 07:57 AM

The Russian Navy has received a nuclear submarine, three warships, two helicopters and about 50 Kalibr cruise missiles in the first three months this year. "The Navy took delivery of the repaired Project 667BDRM strategic underwater missile cruiser Tula, three warships and support vessels of the auxiliary fleet, two helicopters and 46 Kalibr tactical cruise missiles," Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov was quoted as saying by Tass Wednesday