Russian Navy Adds Fifth Project 636.3 Submarine to Pacific Fleet

November 29, 2023 @ 07:29 AM

The Russian Navy officially commissioned the "Mozhaisk," a diesel-electric submarine of Project 636.3, into the Pacific Fleet on November 28

Chinese Submarine Engine is a Licensed-produced German Powerplant: Thai Navy Chief

November 27, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

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, Hanwha Aerospace Forge Partnership with Initial Focus on Conventional Submarines

November 23, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

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, Leonardo Join Hands to Develop Protection Systems for Underwater Infrastructure

October 30, 2023 @ 03:00 AM

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,...

Thai Lawmaker Seek Probe Into Navy’s Plan to Accept Chinese Frigate in...

October 23, 2023 @ 09:00 AM

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...

Spanish Navy's First S-80 Submarine Ready for Delivery

October 20, 2023 @ 09:18 AM

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

S.Korean DAPA Initiates Project for Enhanced Anti-Submarine Operations

October 16, 2023 @ 05:12 AM

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

55 Chinese Sailors Feared Dead After Submarine Gets ‘Caught in Trap’

October 4, 2023 @ 09:41 AM

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

BAE Systems Wins UK MoD’s $4.8B AUKUS Submarine Deal

October 2, 2023 @ 10:39 AM

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 Unveils First Ever Domestically-built Submarine 'Narwhal'

September 28, 2023 @ 11:26 AM

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

Taiwan's Indigenous Submarine Armed with Heavyweight Torpedoes Set for Launch in 2024

September 25, 2023 @ 10:00 AM

Taiwans first indigenous submarine, armed with U.S

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 the S26T Yuan-class submarine procured from China Shipbuilding & Offshore International Co (CSOC)