Australian industry to benefit from $900 million Attack Class work package

October 16, 2020 – Australian industry will benefit from hundreds of millions of dollars in work packages for the Morrison Government’s Future Submarine Program, supporting hundreds of Australian jobs and creating new opportunities for Australian businesses. The Morrison Government and Naval Group today launched a new campaign seeking Expressions of Interest from Australian industry to become Australian Capability Partners for…

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Sevmash introduces a new method of nuclear submarine construction

October 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – At Sevmash (part of the USC) preparations are underway for the introduction of modular technology for creating nuclear submarines. It is a method of assembling ships from large blocks loaded with equipment. It is assumed that the use of modular technology will make it possible to reduce the labor intensity and terms of building…

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Nuclear submarine Kazan passed the next stage of tests in the White Sea

October 7, 2020 (Google Translation) – The crew of the nuclear submarine “Kazan” completed the next stage of tests in the White Sea and arrived in Severodvinsk. In addition to ensuring sea trials in the surface and underwater positions, the submariners worked out the elements of the second special task of the combat training course. The submarine Kazan went to…

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Russia Completes Summer Submarine Rescue Training

October 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – During the summer training period, the Russian Navy’s search and rescue forces conducted a series of comprehensive exercises to help submarines in distress. The exercises, during which the search and rescue of the crews of conditionally emergency submarines were practiced, took place in the Northern, Pacific, Baltic and Black Sea fleets with the involvement…

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Naval Foundry and Propeller Center makes historic first casting for Columbia-class submarines

October 9, 2020 – The Naval Foundry and Propeller Center (NFPC) in Philadelphia, a detachment of Norfolk Naval Shipyard, made the first casting for a Columbia-Class submarine Aug. 26. The Honorable James F. Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, along with senior Navy leaders and congressional members, visited NFPC to see the historic event. “This…

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General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded Navy Contracts

October 1, 2020 – The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat two contracts this week with a total value of $251 million. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. The first contract is a $215.7 million modification to a previously awarded contract, the cumulative value of which, if all options are exercised, could be more…

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PMB Defence Contracted for Canadian Submarine Batteries

September 19, 2020 – PMB Defence (PMB) has been assigned the contract to supply submarine batteries to the Canadian Government for its Victoria Class submarines. The Royal Canadian Navy operates four Victoria Class conventional submarines which have been active in the service since 2003. PMB will manufacture the lead-acid based battery systems at our new state-of-the art production, research and…

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