U.A.E.’s EDGE Group, Italy’s Fincantieri Announce €30B Joint Venture for Naval Manufacturing...

February 22, 2024 @ 05:35 AM

EDGE Group and Fincantieri have officially entered into a term sheet to establish a joint venture (JV) with a focus on manufacturing naval vessels. The term sheet formalization took place at Palazzo Marina in Rome, Italy, on Wednesday in the presence of key officials from both organizations and high-ranking military figures...

Pakistan Lays Keel for Navy’s 2nd Hangor-Class Submarine

February 15, 2024 @ 09:54 AM

Pakistan Navy laid keel of its second Hangor-class submarine on February 14 at the Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW). Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Naveed Ashraf, attended as the Chief Guest

Hanwha Ocean Starts Constructing Third Jang Bogo-Ⅲ Batch-Ⅱ Submarine for South Korea

January 31, 2024 @ 07:54 AM

South Korea's Hanwha Ocean has initiated the construction of its third and final 3,600-ton-class naval submarine, aimed at enhancing defense capabilities against North Korean threats, according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). The agency announced that it had inked a KRW 1,101

Jacobs to Provide Through-life Support for U.K. Submarines’ Nuclear Reactors

January 28, 2024 @ 04:18 AM

US based Jacobs was selected to supply research and technology services to the United Kingdom's naval nuclear propulsion program, the company announced January 24. The $132 million (£108 million) contract, which runs until 2032, covers essential through-life technical support for the reactors which power the Royal Navy's submarines, including the Rolls-Royce...

Brazilian Navy Commissions Second Scorpene Submarine in ProSub Program

January 13, 2024 @ 06:15 AM

The Brazilian Navy officially commissioned the Humaitá, the second submarine of the Scorpène class, as part of the ProSub program. The ceremony, attended by Brazilian Minister of Defence, José Mucio Monteiro, and French General Delegate for Armaments, Emmanuel Chiva, celebrated the completion of sea trials and the submarine's entry into service...

Leonardo DRS Secures $3B Contracts for Columbia-Class Submarine Propulsion Systems

January 12, 2024 @ 08:47 AM

Leonardo DRS has secured contracts exceeding $3 billion for the supply of integrated electric propulsion system products for the U.S

DAPA Signs Contract for Third Jang Bogo-III Batch-II Submarine Construction for S.Korean...

December 26, 2023 @ 04:35 AM

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA), led by Director Eom Dong-hwan, finalized a contract with Hanwha Ocean for the construction of the third ship, Jang Bogo-Ⅲ Batch*-Ⅱ, valued at KRW 1,101.9 billion

Taiwan's First Indigenous Submarine, Hai Kun, Undergoes Harbor Acceptance Test

December 18, 2023 @ 01:20 PM

Taiwan's first indigenous defense submarine prototype, the Hai Kun (SS-711), is currently undergoing a harbor acceptance test, according to statements by Admiral Huang Shu-kuang, head of the Indigenous Defense Submarine program. The submarine, launched on September 28 after seven years of development, is in the training phase for personnel on its systems and equipment

Japan's Kawasaki Heavy Industry Reveals Advanced Submarine Concept Featuring Vertical Launch Systems

December 18, 2023 @ 08:58 AM

Japans Kawasaki Heavy Industry (KHI) unveiled a new submarine concept for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), intended to succeed the Taigei-class, on December 12. Notable design features include an aft sail placement for enhanced maneuverability and bow diving planes

Russian Navy Adds Three New Submarines

December 7, 2023 @ 06:13 AM

Russian Navy has bolstered its maritime capabilities by adding two nuclear-powered submarines and a diesel-electric boat to its fleet, according to reports from state media. Additionally, two more undersea platforms are slated to join the naval service later this year

Saab Secures Contract for Future Underwater Capabilities Studies in Sweden

December 6, 2023 @ 05:58 AM

Saab, the defense and security company, has entered into a contract with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) to conduct concept development studies aimed at exploring potential future underwater capabilities for Sweden. The studies, initiated by FMV, are preparatory in nature and will concentrate on advancing key technology areas and introducing new technologies specifically tailored for submarines and related underwater capabilities within the Swedish defense framework