Veliky Novgorod Conducts Minelaying Training in the Black Sea

The crew of the submarine (pl) “Veliky Novgorod” of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet) conducted an exercise on setting up underwater minefields at a maritime training ground in the Black Sea. According to the plan of the exercise, the crew of the submarine “Veliky Novgorod”, using stealth as the main advantage against the surface ship, laid mines on…

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Project 633 Submarine Arrives in Balaklava for Museum Duty

Specialists of the Military Construction Complex of the Russian Ministry of Defense, together with the military sailors of the Black Sea Fleet, have completed the next stage of a large-scale reconstruction of the world’s only museum of fortifications with an underground harbor for submarines. The diesel submarine of project 633 was delivered from Sevastopol to the Crimean bay of Balaklava.…

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FS Garonne GOLD Certified by NATO for Submarine Rescue

From 25 to 31 October 2021, the Metropolitan Support and Assistance Building (BSAM) Garonne embarked the NATO submarine rescue system (NSRS) to train and certify BSAMs in the highly technical field of assistance and intervention for the benefit of a submarine in distress. This mission was part of the SILVER LINK exercise organized by “ALFOST”, an authority within the French…

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Sevmach Presents History of Nuclear Sub Shipbuilding

Future ship engineers trained in naval educational institutions had the opportunity to study the history of nuclear submarine shipbuilding, additionally using the audio guide launched by the Sevmash enterprise. This opportunity will be used in career guidance work among cadets of higher naval educational institutions, pupils of the Nakhimov Naval School. In accordance with the instructions of the Commander-in-Chief of…

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Fourth Project 75 Submarine Delivered to Indian Navy

The fourth submarine of Project 75, Yard 11878 was delivered to the #IndianNavy on 09 November 2021. Project 75 includes construction of six submarines of Scorpene design. These submarines are being constructed at Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited #MDL, under collaboration with M/s Naval Group, France. Christened ‘Vela’, the submarine was launched on 06 May 2019, and has completed all major…

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PHNSY & IMF Successfully Undocks USS Topeka

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY & IMF) successfully undocked the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) on-time commencing a two-day evolution on July 27. This undocking is a major milestone in the submarine’s docking selected restricted availability (DSRA). Each undocking is a complex evolution that requires teamwork across the entire shipyard to ensure a…

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Six Project 636.3 Will Enter Pacific Fleet by 2024

“Until 2024, a series of 6 diesel-electric submarines of Project 636.3 will be fully built and will become part of the Pacific Fleet. Currently, the construction of this series is underway at the Admiralty Shipyards, which is part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation. Moreover, the construction of each submarine is ahead of schedule, ”said the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy,…

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US Navy Realigns Submarine Acquisition Workforce

The U.S. Navy’s submarine acquisition community moved from a competency- to a platform-centric organization during a change-of-office ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard today. The change realigns two Program Executive Offices (PEOs) and initiates a third to better support submarine acquisition, operational capability and availability. The Navy is committed to ensuring all decisions are aligned with and do not impact…

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Japan-U.K. Bilateral Submarine Training Exercise

The JMSDF conducted a bi lateral exercise with the Royal Navy in order to strengthen cooperation and realize a “Free an d Open Indo Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation with the Royal Navy 2. Period September 14 1 5 3. Exercise Area in the vicinity around Japan 4. Participating…

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Thales Updates Status After Australia’s Submarine Program Change

Thales takes note of the decision by the Australian authorities to acquire a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines in the framework of a new strategic security partnership with the United States and the United Kingdom. As described by the Australian government, this decision is motivated by accelerating changes to regional security that make conventional submarines unsuited to Australia’s future operational needs.…

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