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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Submarine Veliky Novgorod Fires Torpedo in the Black Sea

The crew of the diesel-electric submarine “Veliky Novgorod” of the Black Sea Fleet (BSF) performed torpedo firing from an underwater position. During the combat training event, the submariners made the transition to the sea range, performed a set of preparatory exercises and plunged to a given depth for firing. The crew of the Veliky Novgorod successfully completed the tasks and…

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Norway/Germany Submarine Contract Ceremony

August 30, 2021 – thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has officially been commissioned to build six identical Type 212CD submarines. The procurement organizations of Norway and Germany have already signed the corresponding contracts. Worth approx. € 5.5 billion, the order comprises the delivery of two submarines for the German Navy and four submarines for the Norwegian Navy plus additional logistical services and…

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