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Washington (SSN 787) Delivered to the US Navy

The Navy accepted delivery of Washington (SSN 787), the 14th submarine of the Virginia-class, May 26. Washington is the fourth of eight Virginia-class Block...

South Korea, Japan, US hold drill against North Korea submarines

South Korea, Japan and the US held a joint naval exercise Monday (Apr 3) aimed at countering missile threats from North Korean submarines, Seoul's...

Israel opens criminal investigation into German submarine contract

Israel's justice ministry said Monday it had launched an investigation into alleged corruption surrounding a submarine deal which reportedly involves people close to Prime...

Pakistan Orders SharpEye Radar for Submarine Upgrades

Kelvin Hughes, a world leader in maritime navigation and security surveillance radar, is pleased to announce that it has been contracted to supply the...
Trident II D5 ballistic missile

US Navy SSBN Test Fires Trident II D5 Ballistic Missiles

An Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine assigned to Submarine Group 9 completed a Follow-on Commander's Evaluation Test (FCET) Feb. 16, resulting in four successful test...

Germany and Norway to Extend Naval Forces Cooperation

Germany and Norway have decided to launch a comprehensive strategic partnership for the cooperation of their naval forces. The intention is to jointly develop,...

Poland inks deal with France’s DCNS to build submarines

Poland's state-owned defence consortium PGZ on Wednesday said it had signed a partnership agreement with French naval shipbuilder DCNS, notably to build submarines. The cooperation...

Russia Delivers Last Project 636.1 Diesel-Electric Submarine to Vietnam

Russia’s arms exporter Rosoboronexport has delivered the last Project 636.1 Varshavyanka-class (NATO reporting name: Kilo) diesel-electric submarine to Vietnam and, thus, fulfilled the contract...

Australia inks mega deal to buy French subs

Australia on Tuesday signed a mega deal to purchase a fleet of next-generation submarines from France, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hailing the vessels'...

New controversy hits Israel submarine deal over Iran link

Israel was embroiled in fresh controversy on Sunday over its purchase of submarines from German company ThyssenKrupp after reports that the country's arch-enemy Iran...