Fincantieri Begins Construction of U212NFS Submarines

Production activities for the first of 2 new-generation submarines, as part of the U212NFS (Near Future Submarine) acquisition program of the Italian Navy, started today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The program, which also envisages relevant in-service support, an option for 2 additional units, as well as the creation of a Training Center, is led by OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe…

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Boost to Submarine Force

Navy’s submarine warfighting force has been expanded with the recent graduation of seven students from the Submarine Advanced Warfare Course The submarine warfare officers (SMWOs) graduated as watch leaders after successfully completing an intensive 11-day sea assessment phase conducted in HMAS Rankin during Exercise Zeehond 2021. The exercise commenced with an anti-submarine warfare activity, called a CASEX, with HMAS Anzac,…

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Kongsberg Thyssen Atlas JV Sonar for Type 212CD

Active sonar suite and bottom navigation technology from Kongsberg Maritime (KONGSBERG) has been selected for installation on Type 212CD class submarines for both the Norwegian and German navies. The contract was awarded through a comparative and thorough process governed by Kongsberg Thyssen Atlas JV (kta naval systems) and tkMS (thyssenKrupp marine systems) with other vendor(s). The KONGSBERG technology package consists…

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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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