Construction of Second NFS Submarine for Italian Navy Begins

June 7, 2023 @ 05:43 AM

Fincantieri said production activities for the second of 2 new-generation submarines, as part of the U212NFS (Near Future Submarine) acquisition program of the Italian Navy, started today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The programme includes two vessels contracted in 2021 to be delivered in 2027 and 2029, a third submarine...

Spent Nuclear Core Forces Russian Navy to Decommission Akula-class Submarine

June 2, 2023 @ 07:30 AM

The Russian Navy has decommissioned Project 941 Akula-class heavy nuclear-powered missile-carrying submarine cruiser Dmitry Donskoi due to its spent nuclear core. "The Dmitry Donskoi could no longer be in service due to its spent nuclear core," a source close to the Russian Navy told government-owned TASS on Thursday

Japan Receives CAE’s Magnetometer to Detect Submarines

June 1, 2023 @ 06:40 AM

CAE delivered the first batch of Magnetic Anomaly Detection-Extended Role (MAD-XR) systems to Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) for installation on Japans new P1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA). The delivery of the MAD-XR systems is part of a multi-year contract for the integration, installation, and sustainment of the MAD-XR sensor in support...

Fincantieri to Build 3rd NFS Submarine for Italy

June 1, 2023 @ 05:17 AM

The construction of the third new generation submarine related to the U212NFS (Near Future Submarine) program for the Italian Navy has received parliamentary approval and will now follow the standard administrative procedure, shipbuilder Fincantieri announced today. The programme, which includes two vessels contracted in 2021, as well as the creation of...

Indian Fuel Cell-based Air Independent Propulsion System for INS Kalvari

April 26, 2023 @ 07:22 AM

French firm Naval Group signed a pact with Indias DRDO to fit indigenous Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system on Kalvari class submarines. The indigenous fuel cell-based AIP system will be fitted on INS Kalvari soon

New Fateh-Class Subs to Join Iranian Navy Soon

April 26, 2023 @ 06:32 AM

Two new types of the domestically-designed Fateh-class submarine will join the Iranian Navy "in the near future.” Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Shahram Irani made the announcement on April 25

Iranian Submarine "Forced" U.S. Nuclear Sub to Surface in Strait of Hormuz...

April 21, 2023 @ 12:05 PM

The Iranian Navy today claimed that its “Fateh” class submarine forced a U.S

French Navy’s Le Terrible Sub Fires M51 Ballistic Missile

April 20, 2023 @ 05:19 AM

Frances nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Le Terrible fired an M51 ballistic missile in Brittany on Wednesday. The missile was monitored throughout its flight phase by means of DGA Missile Testing and those of the Monge test and measurement building

Australian Businessman Gathered Info on AUKUS Submarine Program for Chinese Intelligence, Arrested

April 17, 2023 @ 08:25 AM

An Australian businessman accused of sharing information on AUKUS submarine program with the Chinese in exchange for cash has been arrested. Magistrate Michael Barko said the 55-year-old man, Alexander Csergo, had been on the radar of Australian intelligence for some time before his arrest on April 14,

As Argentina Shops for Submarines, its Defense Minister Visits Scorpene Sub Being...

April 14, 2023 @ 12:58 PM

Argentine defense minister Jorge Taiana toured "Itaguaí Construcciones Navales (ICN)" shipyard in Brazils Rio de Janeiro, as it eyes submarines for the Navy. Together with the head of the Argentine Navy Admiral Julio Guardia and authorities from Argentine shipyard TANDANOR, Taiana learnt about the construction process of the "Scorpene" submarine, one of the models that Argentina is considering to recover its submarine capacity

Huntington Ingalls Wins $568M Contract Modification for Columbia-class Ballistic Missile Subs

April 13, 2023 @ 06:59 AM

General Dynamics Electric Boat awarded Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division $567.6 million to provide long-lead-time material and advance construction activities for Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines

First Sea Trial of French Nuclear Submarine, "Duguay-Trouin"

March 29, 2023 @ 06:22 AM

The second Barracuda-class nuclear attack submarine Duguay-Trouin being built for the French Navy started sea trials on March 27, 2023. The submarine will now go through different trials to test its performances before its delivery, scheduled later this year