Japan Considered for Involvement in AUKUS Partnership on Defense Projects

April 9, 2024 @ 09:55 AM

The United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom are exploring the possibility of collaborating with Japan on advanced defense projects within the framework of the AUKUS partnership. “Japan is being considered because of its strengths and its close defense partnership with all three countries,” said Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh,...

S.Korean Navy Receives Third Jang Bogo-III Batch-I Submarine

April 4, 2024 @ 11:33 AM

The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) held a delivery and handover ceremony for the Shin Chae-ho, the third 3,000-ton submarine independently designed and built using Korean technology. The event took place at the HD Hyundai Heavy Industries Ulsan Shipyard on Thursday, April 4

Indonesia Asks Naval Group, PT PAL to Locally Build Scorpene Evolved Full...

April 3, 2024 @ 04:54 AM

Indonesia has chosen Naval Group and PT PAL by commissioning the construction of two Scorpène Evolved Full Lithium-Ion battery (LiB) submarines. The decision, made on March 28, aligns with the Defence Cooperation Agreement signed between France and Indonesia in August 2021, Naval Group confirmed in a statement April 2

Naval Group Launches Third Brazilian Scorpene Submarine

March 29, 2024 @ 05:24 AM

The third Scorpène submarine of the ProSub program was launched at the Itaguaí Naval Base on March 27. Present at the event were Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and French President Emmanuel Macron

BAE Systems will Partner with ASC Pty Ltd to Build Australia’s Nuclear-powered...

March 22, 2024 @ 05:36 AM

British firm BAE Systems will partner with ASC Pty Ltd to build Australias nuclear-powered submarines. First announced in September 2021, AUKUS is a trilateral security and defense partnership between Australia, the U

Construction Begins on France’s First 3G Nuclear-Powered Ballistic Missile Submarine

March 21, 2024 @ 04:21 AM

France's inaugural third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SNLE 3G) saw its steel cutting ceremony held at Naval Group's shipyard in Cherbourg on March 20, marking the commencement of the project. Launched in February 2021, the SNLE 3G (Sous-marin nucléaire lanceur dengins – 3rd generation) program for the French Navy integrates various entities, including the armed forces, the French defense procurement agency DGA, which oversees project management, the French Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) responsible for nuclear boilers, and Naval Group, managing overall project responsibilities for the submarines, in collaboration with TechnicAtome for nuclear boilers

Naval Group Selected to Provide 4 Barracuda Class Submarines to the Netherlands

March 16, 2024 @ 08:32 AM

The Netherlands Ministry of Defence has selected Naval Group to provide submarines from the Barracuda family for its Submarine Replacement Capability project. This award decision concludes a stringent selection process and opens a period of exclusive discussions leading to the signature of a contract

Saab-Damen Partnership to Pitch C-71 Submarines to Canada

March 7, 2024 @ 04:57 PM

Saab and Damen which are building the Expeditionary C-71 submarines for the Netherlands Navy, will be offering the vessel for the Canadian Navys diesel-electric submarines replacement program. CEO of Damen Shipyards Arnout Damen and CEO of Saab Micael Johansson made the decision this week to export together the submarine, which has been developed for the Royal Netherlands Navy to replace the current Walrus class

U.A.E.’s EDGE Group, Italy’s Fincantieri Announce €30B Joint Venture for Naval Manufacturing...

February 22, 2024 @ 05:35 AM

EDGE Group and Fincantieri have officially entered into a term sheet to establish a joint venture (JV) with a focus on manufacturing naval vessels. The term sheet formalization took place at Palazzo Marina in Rome, Italy, on Wednesday in the presence of key officials from both organizations and high-ranking military figures

Pakistan Lays Keel for Navy’s 2nd Hangor-Class Submarine

February 15, 2024 @ 09:54 AM

Pakistan Navy laid keel of its second Hangor-class submarine on February 14 at the Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KS&EW). Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Naveed Ashraf, attended as the Chief Guest

Hanwha Ocean Starts Constructing Third Jang Bogo-Ⅲ Batch-Ⅱ Submarine for South Korea

January 31, 2024 @ 07:54 AM

South Korea's Hanwha Ocean has initiated the construction of its third and final 3,600-ton-class naval submarine, aimed at enhancing defense capabilities against North Korean threats, according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA). The agency announced that it had inked a KRW 1,101

Jacobs to Provide Through-life Support for U.K. Submarines’ Nuclear Reactors

January 28, 2024 @ 04:18 AM

US based Jacobs was selected to supply research and technology services to the United Kingdom's naval nuclear propulsion program, the company announced January 24. The $132 million (£108 million) contract, which runs until 2032, covers essential through-life technical support for the reactors which power the Royal Navy's submarines, including the Rolls-Royce PWR2 reactors, and reactor development for future boats