Russia to Commence Construction of 22 Naval Vessels in 2020

September 19, 2019 @ 10:57 AM

Russia will lay the keels of 22 vessels that includes warships, nuclear and conventional submarines, and cargo vessels for its naval forces, in 2020. "Next year will see a record number of keel-laying ceremonies for ships, both combat and supply vessels, to be built for the Russian Navy

BAE Wins $171M to Perform Maintenance & Repair Works on US Navy’s...

September 19, 2019 @ 07:43 AM

BAE Systems has won a $170.7 million contract from the US Navy to perform simultaneous maintenance and repair on two Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided-missile destroyers in its San Diego shipyard

US Navy’s USS Louisiana Ohio-class Nuclear Sub to Undergo Repair & Maintenance

September 17, 2019 @ 05:53 AM

The US Navy has contracted International Marine and Industrial Applicators to perform maintenance and repair works on USS Louisiana (SSBN 743) Ohio class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine. “International Marine and Industrial Applicators LLC, Spanish Fort, Alabama, is awarded a $14

India to Induct Second Scorpene Attack Sub on September 28

September 12, 2019 @ 09:53 AM

The Indian navy is likely to induct INS Khanderi, the second Scorpene submarine on September 28, squashing earlier reports that said 36 defects found in the boat could push its commissioning date by one year. “Indian defense minister Rajnath Singh and naval chief Admiral Karambir Singh will attend the September 28...

Thai Navy to Buy Landing Platform Dock from China

September 12, 2019 @ 02:56 AM

Thailand has signed a deal with a Chinese shipbuilding company to buy a Type 071E landing platform dock (LPD) warship. China and Thailand Navy signed the agreement in Beijing on Monday, with the general manager of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC), Yang Jincheng, and the commander-in-chief of the Royal...

Russia’s Belgarod Nuclear Sub Carrying Nuke Drone To Begin Sea Trials in...

September 10, 2019 @ 08:10 AM

Russias nuclear-powered Belgarod submarine will embark on its first sea trial carrying Poseidon Nuke-Armed Underwater Drones in June 2020. “Belgorod is to take to the sea on June 15, 2020,” Mikhail Budnichenko, DG, Sevmash shipyard, said on Monday

Pentagon Awards $127M Worth Contracts for Torpedoes of US Navy, UK, Canada,...

September 4, 2019 @ 07:18 AM

The Pentagon has awarded three US firms separate contracts worth $127 million combined for torpedoes of the US Navy, United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Netherlands and Norway. Science Applications International Corp won $70 million modification contract for the production of US Navys MK48 MOD 7 heavyweight torpedo afterbody/ tailcone sections, production support material, spares, auto-electrical power source test sets, engineering support, other direct costs and hardware repair services

Delaware Virginia-class Submarine Completes Initial Sea Trials

September 3, 2019 @ 03:19 PM

Huntington Ingalls Industries completed the initial sea trials on the newest Virginia-class nuclear-powered submarine, Delaware (SSN 791). The submarine, in the final stages of construction, spent three days at sea proving all of its systems, components and compartments

General Dynamics Wins $45M for US Navy’s Knifefish Autonomous Undersea Vehicle

August 27, 2019 @ 08:31 AM

General Dynamics has a $44.6 million modification contract for low-rate initial production of the US Navys Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (SMCM UUV), also known as Knifefish

Russian Navy to Receive 4 Nuclear Powered, 2 Conventional Submarines in 2020

August 23, 2019 @ 11:59 AM

The Russian naval forces are set to receive as many as six submarines in 2020, of which four are nuclear-powered while the rest two are diesel-electric boats. "Sevmash Shipyard will deliver four nuclear powered submarines- first Project 955A serial-produced ‘Knyaz Oleg, first Project 885M serial-produced ‘Novosibirsk, Project 885M lead submarine ‘Kazan and Project 09852 ‘Belgorod to the Navy in 2020," a source in the defence industry was quoted as saying by TASS

General Dynamics To Support UK's Dreadnought-Class Nuclear Sub

August 23, 2019 @ 05:53 AM

The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics a $64.8 million contract to support the second hull of the United Kingdom (UK) Dreadnought-Class ballistic missile nuclear submarine, christened "HMS Valiant

Sri Lankan Navy Commissions China-Gifted Frigate

August 23, 2019 @ 02:25 AM

Sri Lanka Navy renamed China-gifted frigate "P625" as "Parakramabahu" and commissioned it into naval service. Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Ambassador of China to Sri Lanka Cheng Xueyuan, Defense Attache of the Chinese Embassy Senior Colonel Xu Jianwei and Sri Lanka senior military officers and government officials attended the ceremony