Thai Navy to Seek Cabinet's Nod to Purchase Chinese Submarine Equipped with...

September 21, 2023 @ 10:35 AM

Thailands Navy Chief Adm Choengchai Chomchoengpaet announced his intention on Thursday to formally request the cabinet's approval for the acquisition of a Chinese submarine equipped with a Chinese-manufactured engine, although the government is open to exploring alternative options. The Thai navy has greenlit the installation of a Chinese-made CHD620 engine in...

Germany, Norway Start Production of U212 Common Design Submarine

September 13, 2023 @ 10:22 AM

Norway and Germany have inaugurated a production facility for the construction of six Type 212 Common Design (CD) submarines. The development comes two years after the signing of contracts with Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS)

Indonesia Orders Submarine Rescue Vessel from British Firm

September 11, 2023 @ 07:14 AM

Indonesia's Defense Minister, Prabowo Subianto, ordered a British-made Submarine Rescue Vehicle System (SRVS) for evacuating submerged submarine crews. This procurement initiative comes in the aftermath of the

Hanwha Pitches for Poland's Orka Submarine Project

September 7, 2023 @ 03:30 PM

Hanwha Ocean is aiming to secure Poland's 'Orka' project, which involves the acquisition of four 3,000-ton submarines. Lee Boo-hwan, the head of Hanwha Aerospace Co

Hanwha Aerospace's Ambitious Move: Expanding into Submarine and Ships Manufacturing with Overseas...

August 28, 2023 @ 07:29 AM

Hanwha Ocean, a subsidiary of Hanwha Aerospace, announced plans to establish an overseas base to expand into submarine and ships manufacturing. The company's KRW 900 billion expansion strategy encompasses a diverse range of initiatives, including securing an

S.Korean KSS-II Son Won-Il Class Subs to get new Sonar, Link-22 Datalink...

August 22, 2023 @ 12:24 PM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) will upgrade the in-service KSS-II Son Won-il class submarines for $596 million and invest $320 million in the Maritime Tactical Data Link (MTDL) project, specifically for the Link-22 upgrade. The Son Won Il-class were acquired from Germany as part of the KSS-II program and is based on Type 214

Indian Submarine Deploys to Australia for the first Time

August 21, 2023 @ 11:41 AM

Indian Navys fifth Scorpene-type submarine INS Vagir reached Fremantle, Australia this past weekend, marking a historic first. “A warm welcome to the crew of the Indian Navy Submarine INS Vagir to Australia for the first time, providing Australian Navy a valuable opportunity to continue to build on our strong relationship with our Indian Navy partners,” Chief of Navy Australia Vice Admiral Mark Hammond

Russian Navy to Receive Project 636.3 Submarine ‘Mozhaisk’ this Year

August 17, 2023 @ 01:50 PM

Russian Navy will receive new Project 636.3 diesel-electric submarine ‘Mozhaisk this year and ‘Novorossiysk submarine of the same class after repairs in early 2024

French DGA Receives Second Suffren-class Nuclear Attack Submarine

August 11, 2023 @ 04:28 AM

The French Directorate General of Armaments (DGA) has announced the receipt of “Duguay-Trouin,” the second of the six Suffren-class nuclear attack submarines (SNA) produced as part of the Barracuda program. The submarine was delivered to the French Navy in Brest after a trial campaign lasting several months

Dutch Submarine Contract Award by First Quarter 2024

August 1, 2023 @ 05:17 AM

The Netherlands will award a contract to build four submarines by first quarter of 2024. Dutch Secretary for Defence Christophe van der Maat informed the House of Representatives July 28 that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has received replies to its invitation to tender for the delivery of four new submarines

Saab Bids to Supply 4 Submarines to the Netherlands

July 29, 2023 @ 06:02 AM

Saab has submitted four C718 Expeditionary submarines as its bid for the replacement of Netherlands current submarines. The C718s are modular which allows for incorporation of new technologies in the future

Thyssenkrupp, Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders to Modernize Indian Submarine

July 28, 2023 @ 08:01 AM

Germanys thyssenkrupp Marine Systems and Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd. have teamed up to overhaul and modernize Indian submarine INS SHANKUSH