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Russia Goes Ahead with 5G Submarine Project

Russia Goes Ahead with 5G Submarine Project

Work is in progress on the newest fifth-generation nuclear-powered and diesel submarines at Russia’s Rubin Central Design Bureau, Rubin head Igor Vilnit said on Monday. The Russian Navy currently relies on third-generation submarines with fourth-generation subs of the Yury Dolgoruky […]


Brazil to get its first nuclear subs

Brazil to get its first nuclear subs

Brazil is set to join the select group of countries that have nuclear-powered submarines, President Dilma Rousseff said Friday. Rousseff stressed Brazil was committed to peace but also needed its defense deterrent, as she inaugurated a naval shipyard in Rio […]


Russia Commissions First Borey Class Nuclear Sub

Russia Commissions First Borey Class Nuclear Sub

Russia’s first Borey class ballistic missile nuclear submarine, the Yury Dolgoruky, was officially commissioned into the Russian Navy on Thursday. Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu attended the flag hoisting ceremony at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk in northern Russia. The […]


General Dynamics Awarded $4.6 Billion for Submarine Programs

General Dynamics Awarded $4.6 Billion for Submarine Programs

General Dynamics Electric Boat was recently awarded three U.S. Navy contracts totaling $4.6 billion to design and develop the next-generation strategic deterrent submarine, and to continue construction and purchasing of materials for Virginia-class attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly […]


MOD Announces £1.2bn Contract for Audacious Attack Submarine

MOD Announces £1.2bn Contract for Audacious Attack Submarine

The Ministry of Defence has awarded a £1.2BN contract for Audacious, the latest Astute Class attack submarine to be built for the Royal Navy. The contract with BAE Systems will safeguard 3,000 skilled jobs at Barrow in Cumbria and represents […]


US Navy Qualifies First Female Submariners

Three Sailors assigned to USS Maine (SSBN 741) and USS Wyoming (SSBN 742) became the first female unrestricted line officers to qualify in submarines Dec. 5. Lt. j.g. Marquette Leveque, a native of Fort Collins, Colo., assigned to the Gold […]


Barracuda SSN: DCNS Opens Combat System Shore Integration Facility

Barracuda SSN: DCNS Opens Combat System Shore Integration Facility

Over 100 people, including DCNS employees and representatives of the DGA, the French Navy and partners, attended a ceremony at the Toulon naval base on Wednesday 28 November to inaugurate the combat system shore integration facility for the Suffren, the […]


Submerged Severodvinsk Sub Test Fires Cruise Missile

Submerged Severodvinsk Sub Test Fires Cruise Missile

Russia’s newest attack submarine, the Yasen class Severodvinsk, successfully fired a cruise missile while submerged, a source in the United Shipbuilding Corporation told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. The test launch was the second during the current manufacturer’s sea trials in […]


Allegations Of Cost-Cutting On Astute Submarines

Allegations Of Cost-Cutting On Astute Submarines

Saturday’s Guardian reported on an internal Ministry of Defence memo which raised concerns of corrosion on HMS Astute and HMS Ambush. All Royal Navy submarines are subject to a continuous, thorough assessment of their components to minimise the risk of […]


 
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