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BAE Systems will Partner with ASC Pty Ltd to Build Australia’s Nuclear-powered...

March 22, 2024 @ 05:36 AM

British firm BAE Systems will partner with ASC Pty Ltd to build Australias nuclear-powered submarines. First announced in September 2021, AUKUS is a trilateral security and defense partnership between Australia, the U

Construction Begins on France’s First 3G Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarine

March 21, 2024 @ 04:21 AM

France's inaugural third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SNLE 3G) saw its steel cutting ceremony held at Naval Group's shipyard in Cherbourg on March 20, marking the commencement of the project. Launched in February 2021, the SNLE 3G (Sous-marin nucléaire lanceur dengins – 3rd generation) program for the French Navy integrates various...

Naval Group Selected to Provide 4 Barracuda Class Submarines to the Netherlands

March 16, 2024 @ 08:32 AM

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has selected Naval Group to provide submarines from the Barracuda family for its Submarine Replacement Capability project. This award decision concludes a stringent selection process and opens a period of exclusive discussions leading to the signature of a contract

Saab-Damen Partnership to Pitch C-71 Submarines to Canada

March 7, 2024 @ 04:57 PM

Saab and Damen which are building the Expeditionary C-71 submarines for the Netherlands Navy, will be offering the vessel for the Canadian Navys diesel-electric submarines replacement program. CEO of Damen Shipyards Arnout Damen and CEO of Saab Micael Johansson made the decision this week to export together the submarine, which has...

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 PWR2 reactors, and reactor development for future boats

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

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