Ceremony Marks Beginning of Construction of the “Classe Tamandaré” Frigates

The beginning of the construction process of four warships, which will be part of the Brazilian Navy Fleet – “Tamandaré Class” Frigates – was marked by a ceremony held on June 21, at thyssenkrupp Estaleiro Brasil Sul, in Itajaí (SC). ). On site, the mockup of the ship was presented, which is a compartment of the Frigate “Classe Tamandaré”. It…

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thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Acquires MV Werften

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (tkMS) is to take over the shipyard location of MV Werften in Wismar. The employees were informed about this development at a meeting today by the insolvency administrator, Dr. Christoph Morgen, in the presence of the Minister of Economics Reinhard Meyer, CEO Oliver Burkhard and IG Metall district manager Daniel Friedrich. With this move, one of the…

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iXblue Navigation Capabilities for U212CD Submarines

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KDA) has selected iXblue to provide enhanced navigation capabilities to the newly built U212CD submarines intended for the Norwegian and German Navies. Built by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), the new U212CD will be equipped with iXblue Marins M8 inertial navigation systems (INS). The 6 U212CD, that will require highly performing systems for increased submerged navigation capability,…

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thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Delivers Frigate Rheinland Pfalz

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems handed over the frigate “RHEINLAND-PFALZ” January 28th to the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) in Hamburg. With that, all four ships of the F125 class, which thyssenkrupp Marine Systems built together with the NVL Group in the ARGE F125 consortium, have been successfully delivered. The ship was handed over to the…

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Israel Orders Three New TKMS Submarines

thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has reached an agreement with the Israeli Ministry of Defence on the framework conditions for the purchase of three Dakar-class submarines. After extensive negotiations, all parties involved agreed to the technical content and contractual provisions on Thursday. Dr Rolf Wirtz, CEO thyssenkrupp Marine Systems: “We, as thyssenkrupp Marine Systems and Germans, are honored and proud to continue…

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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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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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Proposal for the Norwegian Defence Budget 2022

Issued October 12, 2021 The Government continues its goal to strengthen the Armed Forces in the short and long term, and proposes to increase the budget by around 4.3 billion NOK. The proposal follows up the multi-year commitments in the previous and current Long-Term Plan. For the sixth year in a row, the Government proposes a significant budget-increase in order…

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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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“INS Atzmaut” and “INS Nitzachon” handed over to Israeli Navy

July 27, 2021 – thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has handed over the two ships to the Israeli Navy today. The SA`AR 6-class corvettes had been christened earlier. This means that all four ships ordered have now been delivered to the Israeli Navy. Due to the pandemic, today’s ceremony took place on a small scale. In his speech to the guests at…

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