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Singapore Commissions Second Submarine

Singapore Commissions Second Submarine

The Republic of Singapore Navy’s (RSN’s) second Archer-class submarine, RSS Swordsman, was declared fully operational in a commissioning ceremony at Changi Naval Base on 30 Apr. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam, who officiated the ceremony, presented […]


2013 Defence Whitepaper: The Future Australian Submarine Program

2013 Defence Whitepaper: The Future Australian Submarine Program

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Minister for Defence Stephen Smith and Minister for Defence Materiel Mike Kelly today announced further steps the Government has taken to progress the Future Submarine Program. The 2013 Defence White Paper highlights the strategic value and […]


North Korea highlights British need for nuclear deterrent: PM

North Korea highlights British need for nuclear deterrent: PM

Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday warned that Britain would be left defenceless against the “highly unpredictable and aggressive” North Korean regime if it wound down its Trident nuclear deterrent programme. Writing in the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Cameron said the […]


China to buy Russian fighters, subs: state media

China to buy Russian fighters, subs: state media

China has agreed to buy two dozen fighter jets and four submarines from Russia, state media reported Monday, the country’s first large-scale weapons technology purchases from Moscow in a decade. The agreement to buy the 24 Su-35 fighters and four […]


Taiwan Confirms Plan to Study Submarine Feasibility

Taiwan Confirms Plan to Study Submarine Feasibility

The Ministry of National Defense has launched efforts to study the feasibility of building indigenous submarines, according to a statement released yesterday. The ministry “is accurately reviewing the relevant plans and budgets” for a four-year project it brought to the […]


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 […]


 
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