S.Korea Begins Construction of 2nd Changbogo-III Batch-II Submarine

December 30, 2021 @ 09:25 AM

South Korea has started building the second 3,600-ton Changbogo-III (KSS-III) Batch-II class submarine with improved ballistic missile capabilities for the Navy. This 89-meter-long and 9

Russian Diesel Submarine 'Kronstadt' Conducts High Speed Tests

December 29, 2021 @ 06:52 AM

Russias Admiralty Shipyards has carried out high-speed and maneuverable tests of Project 677 Lada diesel submarine, Kronstadt. Specialists of the enterprise and the crew of the Russian Navy carried out the signboard and inclining of the submarine, checked the hydroacoustic complex, navigation and communication complexes, tested lifting and mast devices, press...

Myanmar Commissions China’s Used Type 35B Ming-Class Submarine

December 27, 2021 @ 10:21 AM

The Myanmar Navy recently commissioned UMS Minye Kyaw Htin, a former People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Type 35B Ming-class diesel-electric attack submarine. This is the second submarine to join the Navy fleet following the commissioning of former Indian Navy Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhuvir in 2020

China Tests World’s Most Powerful Sterling Engine for Submarine Propulsion

December 23, 2021 @ 12:42 PM

China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited (CSSC) recently tested the basic prototype of the countrys first large-bore Stirling engine, touted to be the worlds most powerful, with applications in submarine propulsion. The prototype ran at a rated power of 320 kilowatts with a power conversion efficiency of 40%, making it the most...

Pakistan Navy Starts Constructing Hangor-Class Submarine

December 10, 2021 @ 06:28 AM

The Pakistan Navy said steel cutting ceremony of first locally built Hangor-class submarine 5 was held at the Karachi shipyard on Thursday. It is the fifth Hangor submarine being built for the Navy overall

Navantia, Telefonica Tasked to Develop Cybersecurity Systems onboard Spanish Navy’s S-80 Subs...

December 1, 2021 @ 06:48 AM

Navantia and Telefónica Tech have begun to work on the development of a reinforced cybersecurity system for the Spanish Navys S-80 class submarines. Navantia and the Ministry of Defense have worked on the design of an advanced system that will be incorporated into submarines in the final phase of construction

Indian Navy Commissions Fourth Kalvari-class Submarine

November 25, 2021 @ 11:00 AM

The Indian Navy on Thursday commissioned INS Vela, the fourth P75 Kalvari-class submarine built by India's Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) based on the Naval Group's Scorpene design. INS Vela is the second Kalvari-class submarine to be commissioned in 2021

Russia to Test Tsirkon Hypersonic Missile from Modified Yasen-Class Submarine in 2024

November 23, 2021 @ 12:26 PM

Russia will begin testing the Tsirkon hypersonic missile from a modified version of the Project 885M (Yasen-M) submarine in 2024. "The flight development tests from an underwater carrier are planned to be resumed no sooner than 2024

Navantia Starts Diesel Engines of Spanish Navy's Upcoming S-81 Submarine

November 22, 2021 @ 08:38 AM

Navantia Shipyard started the diesel engine of S-81 Isaac Peral submarine being built for the Spanish Navy. Isaac Peral is the first S-80 submarine

Russia to Extend Service Life of Antey-class Nuclear Sub by 10 Years

November 10, 2021 @ 02:49 PM

Russias Zvezda Ship Repair Plant has started upgrading Irkutsk Antey-class nuclear-powered submarine to extend its service life by at least ten years. "The modernization of the [underwater] cruiser will make it possible to extend its service life by at least ten years and expand the Pacific Fleets combat potential," Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said at the ministrys conference call on Tuesday

Russia’s Yasen-M Submarine to Launch Multiple Cruise Missiles as Part of State...

November 1, 2021 @ 11:29 AM

Russias Novosibirsk Yasen-M class nuclear submarine is set to launch four cruise missiles as part of state trials. The Project 885M vessel will perform at least four launches of Onyx and Kalibr-PL cruise missiles, a source in the military-industrial complex was quoted as saying by TASS on Monday