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  • 16 April 2020

    The construction of submarines with nuclear propulsion systems is on the agenda of the Iranian government, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi was cited by semi-official Fars News Agency as saying.  Explaining that many countries in the world are using nuclear propulsion technology, Khanzadi said: “certainly, the development program of nuclear submarine propulsion is […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Training & Education

      After 74 days at sea and logging more than 25,000 nautical miles across the western Pacific, the Navy’s only full-time, forward-deployed, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to its forward-operating port of Yokosuka, Japan, Aug. 25. While underway, George Washington conducted training, participated in exercises and represented the U.S. by hosting […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s “newest” nuclear-powered Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) arrived at Fleet Activities Sasebo, Japan, on May 2, for a visit as part of its Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment. A week before Cheyenne’s Japan visit, U.S. Navy Ohio-class submarine USS Michigan visited Busan, South Korea, in wake of tensions between North Korea and the U.S., caused […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Nerpa which breakdown claimed lives of 20 sailors and shipwrights will be handed over to India late in Nov 2011, reported RIA Novosti on Oct 4 referring to a top-ranking source in Russian defense industry. It was planned to lease the sub to India as early as in 2008, although […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Zvezda shipyard (Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center) held a ceremony to mark the end of the overhaul period of the Russian Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine “Kuzbass” CEO of Zvezda shipyard Yuri Filchenok and Acting Armaments Commander, Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Igor Korolev, signed the acceptance/delivery papers at the pier during the ceremony. The Project […]

  • 18 December 2019

    Nine days after christening the US Navy’s newest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding launched John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) into the James River for the first time, on December 16. With the aid of six tugboats, Kennedy was guided down the river about a mile from Newport News Shipbuilding’s Dry Dock […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Industry news

    Huntington Ingalls, Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded an $8,673,842 cost-plus-fixed-fee level of effort contract for planning and design yard functions for standard Navy valves in support of nuclear powered submarines. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $47,225,548. Work will be performed in Newport […]

  • 19 April 2011

    The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington will return to Commander Fleet Activities Yokosuka April 20. The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was completing routine maintenance March 11 when the earthquake and tsunami struck northern Honshu. The ship departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka March 21 with 466 civilian contractors and shipyard workers embarked, who continued to conduct scheduled […]

  • 9 November 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $21,133,458 cost-plus, fixed-fee level-of-effort contract for reactor plant planning yard services for nuclear-powered submarines and support yard services for the Navy’s moored training ships.  The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $121,207,572.  Work will be […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    Suffren boats will be more silent, durable, and deadly than their predecessors.

  • 8 February 2013
    Industry news

    Nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) K-140 Smolensk will be recommissioned into Russian Navy in 2013 after refit, said spokesman of Zvezdochka shipyard… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 8, 2013; Image: Ships

  • 16 February 2012
    Industry news

      Pakistan Navy will concentrate on designing and construction of own nuclear-powered submarines, reports Defense News referring to Pakistan’s media agencies. Press service of Pakistan Navy declined to comment that news. Reportedly, the project designing has been already financed, and the first nuclear-powered submarine would join Pakistan Navy in 5-8 years. According to non-conventional arms […]

  • 30 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Russia is ready to lease nuclear-powered submarine Nerpa to India by the end of 2011; the sub has passed all appropriate trials, reports RIA Novosti referring to a top-ranking representative of Amur Shipyard building the submarine. According to the contract, lease term is ten years; the price is $920 mln. “As of today, the […]

  • 5 August 2011

    Radiation leak occurred in nuclear-powered submarine moored in Dalian, northeast China on July 29, reports information portal referring to a source in People’s Liberation Army of China. Beijing has not given official confirmation so far. The accident happened during installation of new electronic equipment in one of the sub’s compartments. Chinese military blocked the accident […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Industry news

      Project 971U Schuka-B nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) K-152 Nerpa has been leased to Indian Navy; the handing-over ceremony was held on Jan 23 at Zvezda Shipyard in Bolshoi Kamen (Primorsky Krai), an undisclosed informed source told Interfax. The ceremony was attended by representatives of Rosoboronexport, United Shipbuilding Corporation, Pacific Fleet (PF) command, and India’s […]

  • 11 April 2018

    Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has completed the inactivation of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 65). As part of a process that began in 2013, more than 1,000 shipbuilders defueled Enterprise’s eight nuclear reactors, inactivated its propulsion systems and prepared its hull for final tow. Newport News Shipbuilding completed the inactivation base […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Industry news

    Project 885 Yasen fourth-generation nuclear-powered cruise missile submarine (SSGN) Severodvinsk will be commissioned… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, August 15, 2012

  • 30 August 2011
    Industry news

      In the nearest time India will receive Russian nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Nerpa for a 10-year leasing; the Project 971I Schuka-B submarine is supposed to finish trials late in Aug, writes Jane’s Defense Weekly referring to its Indian reporter. Indian Navy named the sub Chakra. Leasing of the submarine will be conducted under a […]

  • 3 November 2011
    Industry news

      United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) and Russian defense ministry have finally agreed on prices for nuclear-powered submarines (Project 885 Yasen and Project 955 Borei), reports RIA Novosti referring to a source in Ministry of Trade and Industry. The last non-concluded state defense contract in 2011 was signed on Nov 1 at the meeting headed by […]

  • 13 January 2012
    Industry news

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Yury Dolgoruky successfully completed state trials along with Bulava missile system in Dec 2011 is almost commissioned into Russian maritime nuclear force, reported ITAR-TASS referring to a source in defense industry. “Before official commissioning of Yury Dolgoruky into combat-worthy maritime strategic nuclear force, there are some minor technical issues to […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Training & Education

      The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) is showcasing her Sailors and missions as the ship supports the Navy’s Distinguished Visitor (DV) program. DV embarkations are intended to increase awareness of the Navy’s mission while highlighting the dedicated and professional service of its Sailors. Enterprise hosted two such visits Dec. 10-12 while underway […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian shipbuilder Baltic Shipyard has launched the second of three Project 22220, nuclear-powered icebreakers at its shipyard in St. Petersburg. Sibir, as the second icebreaker in the class is named, was launched on September 22 into the River Neva in presence of Russian president Vladimir Putin and a number of other government and shipyard officials. Together […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Industry news

      Nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Nerpa leased by Russia to India a week ago will leave Russian waters by Feb 10, reported Khabarovsk regional government on Jan 30. According to release posted on Khabarovsk government’s official website, the sub will stay at Vostok marine equipment plant in Bolshoi Kamen during the first decade of Feb […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Nuclear-powered submarine Severodvinsk successfully performed test launch of a new cruise missile and hit sea target during the… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 9 2012; Image: Millitary

  • 12 May 2011

      Royal Navy nuclear-powered submarine HMS Tireless was welcomed home yesterday by a crowd of well-wishers after one of the longest deployments in recent years. Jubilant family members and friends cheered the submariners home to HM Naval Base Devonport, Plymouth, from a ten-and-a-half-month deployment east of Suez, the longest Royal Naval submarine deployment in ten […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Industry news

    Russia will soon begin the final sea trials of the first strategic nuclear-powered fourth generation submarine, the Yuri Dolgoruki, a media… (brahmand) [mappress] Source: brahmand, May 26, 2011;

  • 25 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Yury Dolgoruky on Friday Dec 23 carried out last in 2011 test salvo launch of two SLBM Bulava missiles from the White Sea, reports RIA Novosti referring to spokesman for Russian defense ministry Col Igor Konashenkov. “The salvo launch was performed from underwater position in the White Sea against […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Industry news

    For two years Russia has been developing a prospective nuclear-powered aircraft carrier which is to be one of the key elements… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, November 29, 2012

  • 24 August 2011
    Training & Education

      Sailors from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) arrived in Guam for a scheduled port visit Aug. 21. The ship’s arrival marks the first time a carrier has visited the island in more than two years. Capt. Thom Burke, Ronald Reagan’s commanding officer, said that he always looks forward to a […]