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Taiwan renews bid to buy subs, F-16s from US

Taiwan renews bid to buy subs, F-16s from US

Taiwan on Sunday said it was still pursuing its bid to buy eight submarines and dozens of F-16 fighters from the United States despite warming relations with former arch-rival China. The Taipei-based China Times reported Sunday that Taiwan had decided […]


DCNS at LAAD Exhibition in Brazil

DCNS at LAAD Exhibition in Brazil

DCNS is a major player in the European and world markets for value-added naval defence systems. As a naval prime contractor, shipbuilder and systems integrator, DCNS combines resources and expertise spanning the naval defence value chain and entire system lifecycles. […]


Russian 5G subs to be equipped with ballistic, cruise missiles

Russian 5G subs to be equipped with ballistic, cruise missiles

Russia’s proposed fifth-generation nuclear submarines will be armed with both ballistic and cruise missiles, a senior Navy source told RIA Novosti on Saturday. He did not specify the names of the missiles. Russia is planning to develop its newest fifth-generation […]


Russia to lease nuclear submarine to India

Russia to lease nuclear submarine to India

Russia will lease a nuclear powered submarine to India before October, a Russian Navy Staff admiral said on Wednesday. Previous media reports said that the K-152 Nerpa attack submarine had already been transferred to India on a 10-year lease. “The […]


Russia to prioritize modern weaponry in new arms acquisition program

Russia to prioritize modern weaponry in new arms acquisition program

Russia will focus on purchases of advanced weaponry in a new state arms procurement program until 2020, First Deputy Defense Minister Vladimir Popovkin said. “The state arms procurement program until 2020 prioritizes the acquisition of advanced weaponry. Their share is […]


Transmitting Data And Power Wirelessly Through Submarine Hulls

Transmitting Data And Power Wirelessly Through Submarine Hulls

Steel walls are no match for Tristan Lawry. The doctoral student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute has developed and demonstrated an innovative new system that uses ultrasound to simultaneously transmit large quantities of data and power wirelessly through thick metal walls, […]


Russian Graney class nuclear sub to enter service in 2015

Russian Graney class nuclear sub to enter service in 2015

The Russian Navy will receive a second Graney class nuclear-powered multipurpose attack submarine in 2015, a spokesman for the Malakhit design bureau said. The construction of the Kazan submarine at the Sevmash Shipyard in the northern Russian city of Severodvinsk […]


South Korean Ship Sinking Stirs New Interest in Coastal Submarines

South Korean Ship Sinking Stirs New Interest in Coastal Submarines

According to Forecast International’s “The Market for Submarines” analysis, the torpedoing and sinking of the South Korean corvette Cheonan in March 2010 by a North Korean coastal submarine will prompt a surge of interest in small, low-cost submarines. The corvette […]


China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

China Naval Modernization: Implications for US Navy Capabilities

The question of how the United States should respond to China’s military modernization effort, including its naval modernization effort, has emerged as a key issue in U.S. defense planning. Admiral Michael Mullen, the Chairman of the Joints Chiefs of Staff, […]


Navy Intel Chief Discusses China’s Military Advances

Navy Intel Chief Discusses China’s Military Advances

WASHINGTON: Though China has demonstrated its ability to field advanced military prototypes speedily, how soon it can put those capabilities to use remains a key question, the Navy’s intelligence chief said yesterday. Vice Adm. David J. “Jack” Dorsett, director of […]


 
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