Rolls-Royce Submarines to Launch Nuclear Skills Academy

Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd will launch a new skills academy dedicated to nuclear training, alongside 200 additional nuclear apprenticeships starting in September 2022. As part of its drive to boost nuclear capability in the UK and to create a pipeline for nurturing talent right at the start of their careers, Rolls-Royce Submarines has committed to 200 new apprenticeships every year for…

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Former Lab Director Imprisoned for Falsifying Sub Reports

The former Director of Metallurgy at Bradken Inc. was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Tacoma to 30 months in prison, and a $50,000 fine, for falsifying test results that measure the strength and toughness of steel that Bradken sold for installation in U.S. Navy submarines, announced U.S. Attorney Nick Brown. Elaine Thomas, 67, of Auburn, Washington, pleaded guilty…

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Indra Receives Subcontract for South Korean KSS-III Submarines

Indra, one of the leading global technology and consulting companies, has entered into a contract with the Korean DSME shipyard to equip the first KSS III submarine of Batch II to be delivered to the Korean Navy with its Pegaso electronic defense system, which offers a probability of interception of signals in its working band close to 100%. Indra’s system…

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Crossing Hundreds of Thousands of Miles to Bring Submarines Home

To bring submarines to Vietnam only one at a time, Vietnamese soldiers had to cross three oceans for 45 days. The submarines were carried by the Dutch Rolldock Sea vessel. From late 2013 to early 2017, Vietnam safely brought six submarines from Russia to Vietnam, a voyage which lasted 270 days and 100,000 nautical miles. On April 3, 2014, at…

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Australia to Pursue Nuclear-Powered Submarines

Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States have agreed to the creation of an enhanced trilateral security partnership – AUKUS. The security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region have grown significantly. Military modernisation is occurring at an unprecedented rate and capabilities are rapidly advancing and their reach expanding. The technological edge enjoyed by Australia and our partners is narrowing. AUKUS…

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Sevmash signed contracts for maintenance of nuclear submarines

May 28, 2021 (Google Translation) – JSC PO Sevmash (part of USC) has signed two new state contracts with the Ministry of Defense for servicing nuclear submarines of the Borey and Borei-A projects of the Northern and Pacific fleets. The works are designed for three years – from 2021 to 2023. We are talking about submarine missile carriers built at…

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Taiwan Issues Statement on Submarine Construction

November 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that the submarine nation-building was delayed, the director of the Haifa Center resigned, the Naval Command said today (2) that the contents of the report are false and inconsistent with the facts, as follows: The submarine state-building case is currently running smoothly according to the planned schedule, and under…

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