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Signs of North Korea developing missile submarine: South Korea

Signs of North Korea developing missile submarine: South Korea

North Korea appears to be developing a new weapons system capable of launching submarine-based ballistic missiles, the South’s defence ministry said Monday. “Based on recent US and South Korean intelligence, we have detected signs of North Korea developing a vertical […]


PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), First Block III Virginia Class Submarine Delivered

PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), First Block III Virginia Class Submarine Delivered

The Navy accepted delivery of PCU North Dakota (SSN 784), the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, on Aug. 29, two days prior to its contract delivery date. North Dakota is the first of eight Virginia Class Block III ships. […]


General Dynamics Awarded $18 Billion by US Navy for 10 Virginia-Class Submarines

General Dynamics Awarded $18 Billion by US Navy for 10 Virginia-Class Submarines

The U.S. Navy today underscored its commitment to an advanced and adaptable submarine force by awarding General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at $17.6 billion for the construction of 10 additional Virginia-class submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned […]


Stealth and Resilience: Meet the IDF’s New Submarines

Stealth and Resilience: Meet the IDF’s New Submarines

Graduates of the IDF’s Submariners course are about to receive a more advance training regimen, in order to keep up with the evolution of IDF submarine capabilities. In 2014, the Israel Navy is expected to put two new advanced Dolphin-class […]


Russian Navy Unveils New Class of Submarines

Russian Navy Unveils New Class of Submarines

A prospective series of Russia’s new fifth-generation conventional submarine equipped with an advanced air-independent propulsion system will be designated the Kalina-class, the commander of the country’s navy said Wednesday. “Russia is currently designing a fifth-generation conventional submarine, dubbed Project Kalina, […]


£300M Facilities Investment Will Transform UK Submarine Industry

£300M Facilities Investment Will Transform UK Submarine Industry

More than £300M will be invested in the BAE Systems Barrow-in-Furness site, in a major redevelopment that will transform its submarine building capabilities. The eight-year program, which will employ approximately 850 contractors at its peak, includes both new build facilities […]


Russia Commissions New Attack Submarine

Russia Commissions New Attack Submarine

Russia’s first Project 885M Yasen-class attack submarine, the Severodvinsk, was handed over to the navy on Monday, a defense industry source told RIA Novosti. The submarine, designated as Graney-class by NATO, had been under construction at the Sevmash shipyard in […]


Russia Floats Out ‘Stealth’ Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

Russia Floats Out ‘Stealth’ Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

A St. Petersburg-based shipyard on Thursday floated out the first of six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines to be delivered to the Black Sea Fleet in the next two years. The much-anticipated delivery of these submarines, dubbed by the US Navy as […]


Taiwan displays 1st long-range submarine-hunting aircraft

Taiwan displays 1st long-range submarine-hunting aircraft

Taiwan Thursday displayed its first long-range submarine-hunting aircraft, days after Beijing showed off its nuclear-powered submarine fleet in yet another sign of China’s fast expanding military might. Taiwan’s military introduced the Lockheed P-3C Orion at a ceremony presided over by […]


 
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