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Taiwan faces rising China threat despite warmer ties: Report

Taiwan faces rising China threat despite warmer ties: Report

Taipei: Taiwan’s vice defence minister warned that China represented an increasing threat to the island’s security despite improving ties between the former bitter rivals, Taipei-based media reported Tuesday. Andrew Yang, currently visiting the United States, was quoted as saying that […]


Pressure on New Australian Minister to Scrap Submarines Plan

Pressure on New Australian Minister to Scrap Submarines Plan

New defence minister Stephen Smith will come under pressure to scrap Australia’s most expensive defence project – the plan to build 12 submarines at a potential cost of $36 billion. Defence sources have told The Age that the change in […]


French defence official for cooperation with Britain on subs

French defence official for cooperation with Britain on subs

Paris: The chairman of the French national assembly’s defence committee said Monday France and Britain might cooperate in the field of nuclear submarines. In an interview with right-wing daily Le Figaro, Guy Teissier of the ruling UMP said the two […]


Submariners Give Rare Glimpse Into ‘Silent Service’

Submariners Give Rare Glimpse Into ‘Silent Service’

ABOARD THE USS RHODE ISLAND: On a recent sun-soaked morning hundreds of miles off Florida’s Atlantic coast, this Trident ballistic missile submarine surfaced for an unusual operation. About a dozen journalists, many representing the military, watched from a contracted 250-foot […]


Iran navy equipped with four new submarines

Iran navy equipped with four new submarines

Tehran: Iran’s navy on Sunday took delivery of four new mini submarines of the home-produced Ghadir class, media reports said. The navy already owns seven submarines of this type which weigh 120 tonnes and were first launched in 2007. Iran […]


Thales Aboard the Korean Navy Type 214 Submarines

Thales Aboard the Korean Navy Type 214 Submarines

Thales and Samsung Thales have been selected by the German submarine shipbuilder HDW as the providers of the X-band Satcom Terminal for the six Type 214 submarines to be delivered to the Republic of Korea’s Navy as part of the […]


Submarines Could Use New Nanotube Technology For Sonar And Stealth

Submarines Could Use New Nanotube Technology For Sonar And Stealth

Washington DC: Speakers made from carbon nanotube sheets that are a fraction of the width of a human hair can both generate sound and cancel out noise – properties ideal for submarine sonar to probe the ocean depths and make […]


Combat Management System for Swedish Next-Generation Submarines

Combat Management System for Swedish Next-Generation Submarines

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from Kockums AB for overall design of the combat management system as well as solutions for integrating the system aboard next-generation submarines. The order is worth approximately MSEK 100. The order […]


Northrop Navigation Systems for Italian Navy Submarines

Northrop Navigation Systems for Italian Navy Submarines

FREIBURG, Germany: Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a contract by the Italian shipyard Fincantieri to deliver two full navigation suites for the second pair of U212A class submarines being built for the Italian Navy. This new contract represents the […]


 
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