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Poland seeking submarine-launched cruise missiles

Poland seeking submarine-launched cruise missiles

Poland is seeking advanced cruise missiles to equip three new submarines it wants to acquire by 2030, the NATO member’s minister of defence said Thursday. Tomasz Siemoniak confirmed on Polish public radio that Poland had asked the United States about […]

Russia Grows Maritime Potential, Returns to Global Geopolitics

Russia Grows Maritime Potential, Returns to Global Geopolitics

Russia returns to global politics, signaling of intention to regain its geopolitical positions as a naval power. Ekaterina Blinova – Russia is growing its maritime potential, signaling its intention to regain geopolitical power as a naval force, according to experts. […]

Victoria-Class Submarines Reach Operational Steady State

Canadian submarine

The Victoria-class submarine fleet is now operational with three out of four submarines available for operations. HMC Submarines Windsor, Victoria and Chicoutimi were all at sea in December 2014 and spent a cumulative total of approximately 260 days at sea […]

Navy Submarines: First Time Canadian Fleet Is Operational

HMCS Windsor is the second of four Victoria-class submarines in Canadian service

For the first time since they were purchased 17 years ago, 3 out of 4 Victoria-class subs are in the water Canada’s Navy is marking what it calls a milestone for its controversy-plagued submarine program. For the first time since […]

Russia Successfully Tests Anti-Submarine System

Project 877

Russia has successfully tested its newest anti-submarine system, which features anti-torpedo capabilities, during military exercises in the Baltic Sea. Russia’s stealth corvette Soobrazitelny has successfully tested the country’s newest Paket-NK small-sized anti-submarine system with anti-torpedo capabilities during the military exercises […]

Pentagon asks for more funds for high-tech weapons

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

In a bid to keep the US military’s technological edge, President Barack Obama’s proposed budget for 2016 calls for an increase in defense spending to pay for high-tech weapons and training. The $585 billion request for the Pentagon would devote […]

Russia Ready to Supply India With Anaerobic Submarines

Anaerobic systems for submarines

Russia could supply the Indian Navy with “stealthy” submarines, equipped with air-independent propulsion (AIP) systems if India opens a tender for them, a senior official at Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. “The Russian side […]

Saab and Damen Team for Dutch Future Submarine Replacement Program

Walrus class Submarine

Swedish defense and security company Saab is teaming with Dutch shipbuilder Damen Shipyards Group to explore future opportunities in the international submarine market. The companies have signed an exclusive teaming agreement to work together in pursuit of the potential Walrus-class […]

Exelis to Provide ESM Technology Services to Swedish Submarines

Swedish Gotland Class SSK Submarine

Exelis has been awarded a contract valued at more than $17 million to provide electronic support measures (ESM) technology and services to Sweden through a subcontract with shipbuilder Saab, in Sweden. Under the contract, Exelis will provide Swedish submarines with […]

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