French Naval Group, Indonesia’s PT PAL to Develop Next Generation Submarine Energy...

November 3, 2022 @ 06:58 AM

Naval Group and PT PAL signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Wednesday to start the creation of an Indonesian Energy Research Lab to cooperate on energy and propulsions solutions in the naval field. The two companies, together with other Indonesian industry and research partners, are working on an ambitious R&D collaboration...

France Seeks Exploration Rights in Seas around Philippines, Offers Submarines in Return

October 18, 2022 @ 03:11 PM

France has reportedly offered the Philippines two diesel-electric submarines in exchange for permission to explore the Southeast Asian nations “sovereign waters.” The submarines will be based on the design and standard of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), as per multiple reports published Tuesday

Raytheon Awarded $322M for in-service support of Australia's Collins-class Submarine Combat System

October 12, 2022 @ 07:59 AM

Australia has awarded Raytheon a five-year $322 million contract for in-service support for the Collins-class submarine combat system. Deputy Secretary Naval Shipbuilding and Sustainment Tony Dalton said the support would include a life-of-type extension – commencing in 2026, ongoing sustainment, and selected capability enhancements

Kalibr-equipped Russian Submarine Arrives at Homebase in Vladivostok

October 10, 2022 @ 09:59 AM

Russias latest diesel-electric submarine “Magadan” built for Russias Pacific Fleet completed its inter-fleet transit from the Baltic Fleet and arrived at its permanent base in Vladivostok. "The Pacific Fleets Project 636

Latest French Nuclear Attack Submarine's Reactor Started for First Time

October 3, 2022 @ 03:48 PM

The French Navy's nuclear attack submarine, SNA 'Duguay-Trouin,' started its nuclear 'boiler room' for the first time on September 30, ahead of sea trials and delivery to the navy in 2023.The nuclear submarine is currently being completed and tested in Cherbourg submarine base

Australian Crew to Embark on HMS Anson, Royal Navy's Latest Nuclear-powered Submarine

September 2, 2022 @ 11:45 AM

A complement of Australian submariners will embark on HMS Anson, the fifth of seven Astute class submarines which was officially commissioned into the Royal Navy on August 31. “Built in a UK shipyard, HMS Anson demonstrates the very best of British industry, sustaining our world-leading sub-surface capabilities and underlining the UKs readiness to contribute them to shared security, especially with our closest allies Australia and the United States under the AUKUS initiative,” UK Defence Secretary, Ben Wallace said

China Offers Upgraded Engine to Power Submarines Ordered by Thailand

August 10, 2022 @ 07:58 AM

China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Co (CSOC) has sent specifications of the improved CHD620 diesel engines to Thailand, which could power the Navys S26T Yuan-class submarines. Bangkok decided in 2015 to buy three S26T submarines, an export version of the Type 039A (Yuan class)

China Reveals New Stealthy Conventional Submarine

July 20, 2022 @ 08:44 AM

Chinese media on Monday revealed a new conventional submarine believed to be that of the Type 039 with improvements that include stealth features. The submarine is believed to be an improvement over the Type 039A and 039B; local media predicted this could be a Type039C submarine because of its unique angled sail

Russian Navy Gets World's Longest Submarine, Carrying the Most Fearsome Nuclear Weapon

July 9, 2022 @ 01:03 PM

Russian Navy received its most potent nuclear powered submarine ever, the Belgorod which is intended to carry the Poseidon nuclear torpedo, an underwater weapon that can trigger a radio-active Tusnami.The Sevmash Production Association handed over the Belgorod 'special-purpose' submarine to the Russian Navy, the company's press service reported on Friday

Oldest Russian Black Sea Fleet Submarine Back to the Sea after 8

June 29, 2022 @ 08:19 AM

The Black Sea Fleets oldest submarine Alrosa is back the sea for the first time in over eight years for shipbuilders sea trials after its repairs and upgrade. “The submarine has deployed [to the sea from the Sevastopol Bay]

Submarine That Russia Received from Ukraine to be Armed with Cruise Missiles

June 28, 2022 @ 04:42 AM

The Russian Black Sea Fleets oldest submarine, 'Alrosa' which Moscow Received from Kyiv under a 1997 agreement, has been upgraded to carry Kalibr cruise missiles.The vessel will soon make its first voyage in eight years in the form of sea trials as extensive repairs and upgrades have been completed, TASS reported quoting sources in the Black Sea Fleets 13th ship repair plant