ADF Responds to ANAO Report

January 15, 2020 – Australia is fully committed to working with France and Naval Group to deliver the Attack Class Submarine fleet, which remains a strategically vital capability for our Defence Force into the future. The ANAO has previously reported that Defence effectively designed and implemented the process to select an international partner for the Attack Class Submarine Program (ANAO…

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Project 636.3 Volkhov Launched

  December 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – In St. Petersburg, the Admiralty Shipyards enterprise held a solemn launching ceremony of the second newest Volkhov diesel-electric submarine (project 636.3), built at the Admiralty Shipyards JSC for the Submarine Forces of the Pacific Fleet. The readiness to launch a submarine on the eve was reported to the Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy…

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Subcontract signed for the Attack class submarine weapon discharge system

November 23, 2019 – Naval Group has signed a subcontract with Babcock International Group PLC for the design of the weapon discharge system for the Attack class submarines. The development of the weapon discharge system is critical to the overall design of the Attack class submarine. Its purpose is to launch the submarine main weapons, including torpedoes and anti-ship missiles.…

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Taiwan Clarifies Submarine Plans

November 15, 2019 (Google Translation) – In response to media reports that “the submarine country made foreign designs to build the hull?”, the Navy Command said today (14) that the relevant judgments were wrong and inconsistent with the facts. The description is as follows: 1. The second phase of the design and construction of the submarine country’s national division. The…

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Defense Minister Visits Submarine Construction Project

September 24, 2019 (Google Translation) – The acting Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, visited the Cartagena Shipyard this morning, where she has been shown the current progress of the S80 submarine program, a priority to meet the needs of the national defense strategy. The program is fully consolidated, technically and programmatically, with the first unit in the final phase of…

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RFS Dmitrov Trains in Minefield Penetration

July 14, 2019 (Google Translation) – The crew of the diesel-electric submarine “Dmitrov” in the course of routine development of elements of the course task L-2 in the combat training grounds of the Baltic Fleet in the Gulf of Finland performed combat training tasks in overcoming minefields. In the course of the exercise, submariners worked closely with the crews of…

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ESCO Announces Acquisition of Navy Submarine Supplier

July 9, 2019 – ESCO Technologies Inc. today announced that it has acquired Globe Composite Solutions, LLC (Globe), a well-established, vertically integrated supplier of mission-critical composite-based products and solutions for navy, defense, and industrial customers. Globe works directly with the U.S. Navy and also through prime contractors to cost-effectively and efficiently produce parts that meet rigid military-grade specifications through its…

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Chile Celebrates 102 Years of Submarines

(Google Translation) – The hoisting Picture foto_00000001of the Chilean pavilion on Holland-type submarines marks the creation of the specialty that serves under the slogan “Semper Fidelis”. On March 28, 1918, the flotilla sailed to Valparaiso on its maiden voyage commanded by Rear Admiral Luis Gomez Carreño. Hymn of the Submarine Submarine Force action in the sea already very soon we…

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Inside the University of Victoria human-powered submarine Chinook II

June 27, 2019 – Jaryd Middleton, pilot and president of Canada’s University of Victoria’s Submarine Racing Club from British Columbia, Canada, was once a part of a submarine team populated with senior students when he was just entering college. Many of them have now graduated, ushering in a new era of young science, technology, engineering and math team members. Although…

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Saab Completes Modernization of Submarine Uppland

June 19, 2019 – The relaunch of H(SW)MS Uppland took place today. Two of the Gotland-class submarines have now concluded comprehensive mid-life upgrades (MLU) and are equipped to face the challenges of tomorrow. The relaunch of a second Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) submarine within 12 months illustrate the skills and capacity of a world-class shipyard. Saab is one of few…

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U.S., Royal Thai Navy Conduct Joint Submarine Training During CARAT Thailand 2019

June 17, 2019 – The U.S. Navy and Royal Thai Navy (RTN) conducted joint submarine knowledge exchanges and simulations at Sattahip Naval Base during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2019 from May 28 to June 8. Training events included subject matter expert exchanges focusing on submarine operation procedures and tactics, along with simulated, integrated watch team scenarios conducted inside…

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Three Russian Submarines Surface Through Arctic Ice

June 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Project 885 lead multirole nuclear-powered submarine and two Project 667BDRM strategic subs practiced surfacing in open water patches amid Arctic ice during drills in May, the press office of Russia’s Northern Fleet reported on Monday. “The underwater nuclear-powered missile cruisers Tula, Novomoskovsk and Severodvinsk were involved in performing missions under the Arctic Ocean’s…

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