South Koreas Hanwha Ocean is leading a government-backed research initiative focusing on defense and security technology for the construction of covert warships. According to a press release issued by the company on November 29, Hanwha Ocean has inked a contract with the Korea Research Institute for Defense Technology Planning and Advancement
The Russian Navy officially commissioned the "Mozhaisk," a diesel-electric submarine of Project 636.3, into the Pacific Fleet on November 28
In a new twist to Thailand's quest to acquire a Chinese submarine, its Navy chief, Adm Adung Phan-iam has said that the offered Chinese engine, CHD620 is actually a licenced-manufactured version of the German MTU396 engine. Germany had earlier refused to give the MTU 396 powerplant as part of the Chinese...
Babcock and Hanwha Aerospace have formalized a strategic collaboration with a primary emphasis on leveraging their combined expertise across land, air, and sea domains, particularly in the realm of conventional submarines. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed during the recent visit of the Korean President to the UK, Babcock said...
Fincantieri and Leonardo have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop a network of platforms and systems for surveillance, control, and protection of critical underwater infrastructures and maritime areas. The scope of cooperation includes the protection of strategic underwater networks, cables, communication backbones, offshore infrastructure, underwater threat alert systems, as well as the safeguarding of exploration, sea mining, and extraction activities on the seabed for access to valuable mineral resources
The Thai House committee on national security has decided to investigate the navy's decision to accept a frigate in place of a submarine it had ordered from a Chinese shipbuilder. The decision to switch the order from a submarine to a frigate was made after Germany refused to allow the submarine to be fitted with an engine made by a German manufacturer
Navantias S-81 submarine 'Isaac Peral' passed its last safety milestone, setting the stage for its impending delivery to the Spanish Navy. The test, which saw the vessel's navigation capabilities operating at peak efficiency, occurred last Tuesday, the company said today
The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has officially announced the commencement of the Naval Acoustic Information Management System-II Project (NAIMS-II), aiming to bolster the Republic of Korea's naval anti-submarine capabilities. The project, contracted to LIG Nex1 Co
At least fifty-five Chinese sailors are believed to have lost their lives after their nuclear submarine apparently became ensnared in a trap intended for British sub-surface vessels in the Yellow Sea. According to a confidential UK report cited by the
The UK Ministry of Defence has given BAE Systems £3.95 billion for the next phase of the SSN-AUKUS nuclear-powered attack submarine program
Taiwan's President, Tsai Ing-wen, unveiled the nation's first domestically built submarine, "Narwhal" (or "Hai Kun" in Mandarin), in a ceremony in Kaohsiung. This marked a significant achievement under Tsai's defense policy initiated in 2016, emphasizing the development of eight new submarines