ECA GROUP Steering Consoles for First Batch II Jangbogo III Submarine

June 4, 2020 – ECA GROUP is once again awarded the supply of steering and diving consoles for South Korea Navy’s 1st submarine of JANGBOGO III (Batch II), after having successfully delivered this equipment for the first batch of 3 submarines in 2016, 2018 and 2019. In June 2020, DSME has once again renewed his trust into ECA GROUP expertise…

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Sod turning signals start for new submarine escape and rescue capability

June 4, 2020 – Work has begun on a new purpose built facility at Henderson in Western Australia which will house the Royal Australian Navy’s Submarine Rescue System. The capability is a key part of the Liberal National Government’s new sovereign air transportable Submarine Rescue Service, which will support the men and women serving in Navy submarines. Turning the first…

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Sarens Transports Zulu Class Submarine For Recycling

The Zulu Class submarine was built in 1956 in Riga as part of the Russian fleet. In 1991 the discarded Foxtrot was brought to the Netherlands by a number of entrepreneurs from Den Helder. The municipality of the area decided to stow away the rusting submarine in Vlaardingen where it will be scrapped. Sarens was commissioned by Struijk Groep to…

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USS Delaware Commissioned

April 4, 2020 – The Navy commissioned USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th Virginia-class attack submarine, April 4. Although the traditional public commissioning ceremony was canceled for public health safety and due to restrictions on large public gatherings, the Navy commissioned USS Delaware administratively and transitioned the ship to normal operations. Meanwhile, the Navy is looking at a future opportunity…

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Subcontracts Signed for Attack Class Main Storage Batteries

March 13, 2020 – Australian company PMB Defence Pty Ltd and Greek company Systems Sunlight S.A. have signed subcontracts with Naval Group Australia to design the main storage batteries for the Attack class submarines through a competitive process. The Government’s $50 billion Attack class program will see 12 regionally superior submarines designed and built in Australia for the Navy. Minister…

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ISSARTEL – HIFRASER kicks off its Australian Sovereign Supply Chain Qualification Program

ISSARTEL – HIFRASER aims to build its Australian Sovereign Supply Chain for Hydraulic, Pneumatic and Mechanical Systems & Services in the framework of the Attack Class Submarine Program. To reach this ambitious goal, the company is launching its Sovereign Supply Chain Qualification Program, targeting highly qualified Australian companies for high precision machining, boiler making, welding, surface and heat treatment services.…

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PSNS & IMF Partners with DLA Disposition Services to streamline submarine component disposal

March 9, 2020 – Stewardship and responsible handling of Department of Defense assets is a long-standing priority for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility. Disposition and recycling of materials has evolved significantly in the shipyard’s 129-year history. Most recently, through collaborative efforts between PSNS & IMF and Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services, submarine recycling and shipyard disposal efforts…

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U.S. Navy Kicks Off ICEX 2020

March 5, 2020 – Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) officially commenced Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2020 in the Arctic Ocean with the construction of a temporary ice camp, Camp Seadragon, and the arrival of two U.S. Navy fast-attack submarines March 4. ICEX 2020 is a three week biennial exercise that offers the Navy the opportunity to assess its operational readiness in the…

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