Russian Navy Hopes For Six Submarines in 2020 for First Time in 28 Years

August 23, 2019 (TASS) – The Russian Navy will receive six submarines, including four nuclear-powered subs in 2020 for the first time over the past 28 years, a source in the domestic defense industry told TASS on Friday. Last time, the Russian Navy received the same number of submarines in 1992. After that, domestic shipbuilders delivered two-three subs to the…

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Expression of Interest For six P 75(i) Submarines for Indian Navy

June 20, 2019 – As a major initiative towards ‘Make in India’, the Government immediately on taking over has issued the Expression of Interest(s) for shortlisting of potential Indian Strategic Partners (SPs) for “Construction of six Conventional Submarines” for P-75(I) Project of the Indian Navy on 20 Jun 19. The project cost is about Rs 45,000 Crores. This is the…

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£235 Million Submarine Nuclear Propulsion Deal

February 25, 2019 – Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has awarded a £235m contract to support nuclear propulsion systems and revealed the name of the third Dreadnought submarine. The multi-million-pound deal with Rolls-Royce Submarines Limited will provide the support, advice and material required to ensure the continued safety and availability of the systems on board the current fleet of Trafalgar, Vanguard…

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Diving Deep: 65 Years of Nuclear-Powered Subs

By Katie Lange On Jan. 21, 1954, the Navy’s first nuclear-powered submarine, USS Nautilus, was launched out of Groton, Connecticut. While the U.S. had been using submersibles since the Revolutionary War — going from hand-cranked wooden rigs to treasured diesel-powered assets during World War II — this ship truly revolutionized the game. The creation of the nuclear-powered sub ushered in…

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Russian Submarine Pacific Fleet Celebrates 114th Anniversary

January 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today, commemorative events dedicated to the 114th anniversary of the formation of the submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet took place on the Korabelnaya Embankment of the city of Vladivostok. Submariner veterans and representatives of the command of the Pacific Fleet laid a wreath and flowers at the monument to the first submariners and…

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Opportunities for Local Companies in Future Submarine Program

December 4, 2018 – Local companies are being encouraged to get involved and seek opportunities in Australia’s Future Submarine Program. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, has welcomed the latest Future Submarine Program Industry Day which will be held on the 5th of December at the Adelaide Convention Centre. “The $50 billion program will see Australia’s Future Submarines…

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New competition to inspire future Navy submariners

November 14, 2018 – A rare opportunity for Australians to go behind the scenes, see world-class technology and consider a career as a submariner is on offer following the launch of a National Submariner Tour and Competition today. Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester said the competition allowed Australians the chance to experience life as a submariner and learn more…

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Submarine forces of the Pacific Fleet Undergo Readiness Inspection

August 21, 2018 (Google Translation) – In Kamchatka, under the sudden inspection of the combat readiness of the troops of the Eastern Military District, the Pacific Fleet’s underwater forces carried out measures to bring to the highest levels of combat readiness. The safe exit of submarine cruisers from the point of origin is provided by units for the control of…

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Navy begins final assembly of PROSUB’s first conventional submarine

Google Translation The Brazilian Navy will begin, on February 20, with the presence of the President of the Republic, the integration phase of the four conventional Riachuelo Class submarines, foreseen under the scope of the Subsea Development Program (PROSUB), one of the largest projects in the country. The milestone of this new PROSUB phase will take place in the Itaguaí…

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November Class K-3 Completes Drydocking Phase of Conversion to Museum Ship

Google Translation from https://bmpd.livejournal.com/2837939.html The original is taken from a colleague zvezdochka_ru in K-3 in the native element. Since the submarine “Lenin Komsomol” came into the bay of Kut 12 years have passed. And all this time the collective of the plant [Nerpa] and the Navy fought for the fate of this ship. Now we can safely say that the…

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Norway and Germany enter into extensive cooperation on naval defence materiel

The German and Norwegian Ministers of Defence formally marked the start of a long-term cooperation on new submarines and naval missiles August 22nd. Minister of Defence, Ine Eriksen Søreide, met her German colleague, Ursula von der Leyen, at Eckernföerde naval base today for a bilateral meeting celebrating the start of German-Norwegian naval defense materiel cooperation. “I am very pleased that…

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Helping Submarines “See” UTC Aerospace Systems Begins Production Of First Large Vertical Array For Virginia Class Subs

April 3, 2017 – UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp., announced today that manufacturing has begun on the first Large Vertical Array (LVA) for Virginia Class submarines at its Aerostructures Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) division in Jacksonville, Florida. The start of production follows several years of collaboration between EPP, the U.S. Navy and prime contractor General Dynamics…

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General Dynamics Awarded $126 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Block V Long Lead Time Material

February 16, 2017 – General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $126.5 million contract by the U.S. Navy for long lead time material for the first two Block V Virginia-class submarines, SSN-802 and SSN-803. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. The contract provides funding for steam and electric-plant components, the main propulsion units and ship-service…

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