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Saudi Arabia eyes buying German submarines: report

Saudi Arabia eyes buying German submarines: report

Saudi Arabia wants to buy five German submarines for around 2.5 billion euros ($3.4 billion) and more than two dozen more in the future, a newspaper reported Sunday. Citing unidentified government sources, Sunday’s Bild newspaper said Riyadh had its eye […]


China’s Nuclear Submarine Fleet Comes of Age

China’s Nuclear Submarine Fleet Comes of Age

China’s nuclear submarine fleet has had a remarkable safety record for more than 40 years and gained rich experience through rigorous training and drills, its fleet commanders said. “We are China’s first nuclear submarine force, and the 42 years since […]


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 […]


 
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