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Vietnam receives new Russian sub with Club-S missiles

Vietnam receives new Russian sub with Club-S missiles

Vietnam’s navy has received a fourth Varshavianka-class submarine, armed with unique Club-S cruise missiles capable of striking both sea and coastal targets. Vietnam received a fourth Varshavianka (Improved Kilo) submarine on Tuesday, as the country continues growing its submarine fleet. […]


Saab Signs Contracts for A26 Submarines and Gotland-Class Submarines Upgrades

Two surfaced Gotland-class submarines

Defence and security company Saab has signed contracts with the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) for the construction of two new Type A26 submarines and a mid-life upgrade for two Gotland-class submarines. The orders, signed with FMV today, cover the […]


Invisible No More: US Stealth Subs to Lose Unbeatable Advantage

Invisible No More: US Stealth Subs to Lose Unbeatable Advantage

The US Navy’s worst nightmare is about to come true: new technologies will deal a severe blow to the ability of American stealth submarines to vanish beneath the waters without a trace, Professor of Strategy at the Naval War College […]


South Korea, US stage major joint anti-submarine exercise

South Korea, US stage major joint anti-submarine exercise

South Korea and the United States kicked off a major anti-submarine drill on Monday, weeks after North Korea claimed it had successfully tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile. The three-day exercise, aimed at tackling provocations by North Korean submarines, is being […]


Virginia-Class Submarine John Warner (SSN 785) Successfully Completes Initial Sea Trials

Virginia-Class Submarine John Warner (SSN 785) Successfully Completes Initial Sea Trials

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that the newest Virginia-class submarine, John Warner (SSN 785), successfully completed its initial sea trials on Saturday. Sea trials are aggressive operational tests that demonstrate the submarine’s capabilities at sea. John Warner, the first […]


Israel to buy four patrol boats from Germany

Israel to buy four patrol boats from Germany

Israel signed a deal on Monday to buy four navy patrol boats from Germany’s ThyssenKrupp to protect its offshore gas installations, Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon said. The deal, valued at 430 million euros ($480 million), will significantly improve the navy’s […]


Finnish military fires on suspected submarine in Baltic

Finnish military fires on suspected submarine in Baltic

Finland said Tuesday its navy had fired warning shots at a possible submarine off the coast of Helsinki in the early hours of the morning. “During surveillance of (Finland’s) territorial integrity, the navy detected a possible underwater object at midday […]


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 […]


 
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