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Silent and Unseen: the Next Generation of Israeli Submarines

Silent and Unseen: the Next Generation of Israeli Submarines

The Israeli Navy is building up a fleet of sophisticated submarines just in time to welcome its newest and largest group of recruits. They move silently underwater, but don’t let the quiet fool you – these are sophisticated tools of […]


Taiwan military says China able to invade by 2020

Taiwan military says China able to invade by 2020

China’s arms buildup over the last two decades would give it the power to invade Taiwan by 2020 even if allies came to the island’s aid, a military report said Tuesday. The mainland’s annual military spending has grown on average […]


China Completes Development of New SSN

China Completes Development of New SSN

At the recent 2013 Four Northeastern Provinces Cooperation Leaders’ Conference held in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, Tan Zuojun, vice governor of Liaoning Province and former general manager of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, revealed that development of China’s fourth-generation nuclear submarines and […]


Northrop Delivers Platform Management System for UK Royal Navy’s Astute Submarine

Northrop Delivers Platform Management System for UK Royal Navy’s Astute Submarine

Northrop Grumman has supplied the final batch of Platform Management System (PMS) hardware for the Royal Navy’s Astute-class series’ boat 5 submarine. Under a performance partnering arrangement, Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit supplied the PMS to BAE Systems Maritime-Submarines […]


Russia Puts Submarine Trials on Hold After Bulava Failure

Russia Puts Submarine Trials on Hold After Bulava Failure

Russia has put trials of two nuclear subs on hold following an unsuccessful launch of a Bulava submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) on Friday, a Russian defense ministry spokesman said on Saturday. “The day before, a Bulava SLBM was fired toward […]


India Issues Statement on Submarine Fire Accident

Indian naval dockyard explosion/fire

“There was an unfortunate incident of explosions and fire onboard Indian Navy Submarine INS Sindhurakshak in the intervening night of 13/14 Aug 2013. At the time of incident, the submarine was berthed at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai. I visited the […]


South Korea Launches 4th 1,800-ton Submarine

South Korea Launches 4th 1,800-ton Submarine

South Korea’s Navy held a ceremony Tuesday to launch its fourth 1,800-ton, 214-type submarine to boost its underwater warfare capabilities. The fourth submersible of 214-type, which represents the size of the warship, was launched in the afternoon at a shipyard […]


Indian Navy submarine catches fire at naval dockyard in Mumbai

Indian Navy submarine catches fire at naval dockyard in Mumbai

A huge explosion accompanied by a fire rocked an Indian Navy submarine docked at the high security naval dockyard early on Wednesday, officials said. The blast followed by a fire occurred shortly after midnight on the INS Sindhurakshak submarine. Many […]


First Indian nuclear submarine set for open sea trials

First Indian nuclear submarine set for open sea trials

India announced Saturday that its first indigenously-built nuclear submarine is ready for sea trials, a step before it becomes fully operational, and called it a “giant stride” for the nation. India unveiled the 6,000-ton INS Arihant — Destroyer of Enemies […]


 
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