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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 […]

Navy Names New Virginia-Class Attack Submarine

Navy Names New Virginia-Class Attack Submarine

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that SSN 795, a Virginia-class attack submarine, will bear the name USS Hyman G. Rickover. Mabus named the submarine to honor U.S. Navy Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, the man credited for developing […]

Sweden confirms second ‘submarine’ sighting

Sweden confirms second ‘submarine’ sighting

Sweden’s military on Sunday confirmed a second sighting in October of what appeared to have been a submarine in waters near Stockholm city center, not long after a search had been launched for a suspected Russian submarine off the coast. […]

Third Borey-Class Strategic Nuclear Submarine Joins Russian Navy

Third Borey-Class Strategic Nuclear Submarine Joins Russian Navy

Russia’s third Borey-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine, the Vladimir Monomakh, was officially inducted in the Russian Navy on Friday, the Sevmash shipyard reported. “The ceremony of raising the Russian Navy colors on the Vladimir Monomakh submarine on Friday, December 19, […]

Future Russian Attack Submarines to Keep Double-Hull Design

Future Russian Attack Submarines to Keep Double-Hull Design

Russia’s next-generation nuclear-powered attack submarines will have a double-hull structure and a displacement of up to 12,000 tons, the Malakhit design bureau said Monday. “The displacement will be roughly similar to that of the Yasen-class subs – some 12,000 tons […]

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