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  • 7 August 2012
    Industry news

    Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Smolensk was launched at Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center… (rusnavy) [mappress] Russian Navy, August 7, 2012

  • 9 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Russian Navy’s Project 949A Oscar-class submarines will be rearmed with the 3M-54 Kalibr cruise missile, Russia’s Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on March 6. “The Zvezda shipyard is carrying out profound modernization of Project 949A nuclear submarines, including the replacement of armament with the Kalibr missile complex and also the replacement of navigation, life […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Russia’s Sevmash Shipyard launched the special-purpose submarine Belgorod at its Severodvinsk site in a ceremony on April 23. The ceremony was restricted for media representatives and only few photos of the submarine are available. Belgorod started construction in July 1992 and was initially to be part of the Project 949A submarines, which are also known […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Industry news

    Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center has completed overhaul, modernization and post-repair trials of Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered submarine K-119 Voronezh, reports ITAR-TASS referring to the shipyard’s press secretary Nadezhda Scherbinina. The Northern Fleet (NF) submarine has left the shipyard heading for the permanent basing site at the Kola Peninsula. It is expected to sign an acceptance […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Industry news

    JSC Sevmash shipyard (Severodvinsk) will continue construction of Project 949AM Antei nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Belgorod, reports RIA Novosti referring to Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky. According to Vysotsky, the Kursk-class submarine will be used for special tasks. The admiral declined to specify what exactly tasks are in question. Russian Navy operates several “special […]

  • 26 December 2011
    Industry news

      JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center (affiliate of United Shipbuilding Corporation) started repair works on Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered attack submarine Smolensk. The sub was taken over by the shipyard in Sept 2011, laid up and docked in Nov 2011. In the dock, experts of Zvezdochka center will perform basic works on the hull. This […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Industry news

    Sisters of Project 949 nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Kursk perished in 2000 will be rearmed with cruise missile systems Onyx and Caliber, reported RIA Novosti on Dec 12 referring to a high-ranking representative of Russian defense industry. At present, subs of this type are armed with Granit cruise missiles. “Today, Rubin Design Bureau​ maintains a […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Russian shipbuilder Zvezdochka (Star) completed overhaul works on the Russian Navy’s Project 949A Oscar-class submarine ‘Orel’ and sent the boat from its shipyard back to the Northern Fleet’s Zapadnaya Litsa naval base. Orel started her voyage from Severodvinsk on April 6 and reached Zapadnaya Litsa five days later. The Project 949A submarine started her overhaul in […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered submarines will be completed and modernized, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM Vladimir Vysotsky told Izvestiya. According to him, “we will complete Belgorod and other subs of that project“, reports Izvestiya. Experts suppose Antei-class submarines will be armed with new cruise missiles with range up to 1,500 km. In particular, the newspaper cites […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian Navy’s nuclear-powered Oscar II class submarine Tomsk has launched a Granit cruise missile as part of her training cycle. The supersonic cruise missile was fired from a submerged position in the Sea of Okhotsk towards a land target at the Kura Test Range, Russian Navy’s Pacific Fleet press service announced. In addition to the missile launch, […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center has completed repair works on Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered attack submarine Voronezh (K-119), told a source in defense industry to Central Navy Portal. SSN Voronezh arrived in Severodvinsk for repairs in Oct 2006. Since that time, Zvezdochka shipwrights have performed dock repairs of the sub, replaced turbines, eliminated leakage in […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Industry news

    Festivities associated with keel-laying of the fourth Project 21631 corvette will take place at the Zelenodolsk Shipyard (Tatarstan, Russia) on Aug 29, 2012. Project 21631 corvettes (small-size guided missile ships) built for Russian Navy are multipurpose ‘river-sea’ class vessels equipped with up-to-date radioelectronics, missile and gun weapon systems, countersabotage and antiaircraft arms. Ships of this […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Sexual Assault Prevention and Response-Fleet (SAPR-F) training concluded aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) July 1. The training, led by Stennis Senior enlisted and commissioned personnel, was in accordance with NAVADMIN 156/13 and NAVADMIN 158/13 requiring fleet wide completion by July 1. “It [SAPR training] reemphasized the need for a […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $55,9 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) fiscal 2015 extended selected restricted availability.   An extended selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $39,4 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for naval nuclear propulsion components.   Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (99 percent), and Schenectady, New York (1 percent). No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contracts. Fiscal 2014 other […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Equipment & technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine recently signed a contract with Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the installation activities, including of the military equipment, for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) new combat support ship, HNLMS Den Helder.

  • 7 January 2020

    The Sredne-Nevsky Shipyard, part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, has handed over to the Russian Navy the newest Project 12700 Aleksandrit-class minesweeper Vladimir Yemelyanov. The flag raising ceremony for the newbuilding took place in Baltiysk, the main base of the Baltic Fleet in the Kaliningrad region, on December 28, 2019. Vladimir Yemelyanov is the third […]

  • 29 May 2014

    Sailors assigned to Patrol Squadron NINE (VP-9) and U.S. Naval Forces Europe Detachment Maritime Ashore Support Team (CNE DET MAST) were recognized for their participation in community relations (COMREL) projects during an awards ceremony in Motta Sant’ Anastasia, Sicily, May 16.   Dr. Angelo Giuffrida, the mayor of Motta Sant’ Anastasia, presented Cmdr. Katrina Hill, […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, announces an industry engagement session for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) Project. The CSC is one of the projects of the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS) and is intended to provide Canada with modern replacements for the Royal […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    European researchers, enterprises and academic organizations have completed a long-running study on ways to protect navy ships from corrosion. Dubbed the Corrosion Control for Navy Ships, the European Defence Agency (EDA) led project ran from 2013-2016 and resulted in a number of potential solutions and scientific publications on the corrosion problem. Increasing military requirements combined with […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Russian Navy is set to launch the first of its modernized Borei-A (Project 955-A) submarines, the Knyaz Vladimir, next month, Russian media say. These plans were revealed by Russian Navy chief Admiral Vladimir Korolev in an interview with the Krasnaya Zvezda (Red Star) newspaper. This announcement follows an earlier one in which Korolev said the Knyaz Vladimir would be […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The UK Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) Ships Operating Centre has awarded Frazer-Nash a contract for support on the delivery of ‘Safe to Operate’ Royal Navy equipment and platforms to the MOD. Frazer-Nash will be supported by BMT Cadence, BMT DSL and Survivability Consulting Limited on the undertaking. The ‘Safe to Operate’ program aims to improve safety and environmental protection arrangements […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Russian Navy has commissioned Admiral Kasatonov (431), the second Project 22350, Admiral Gorshkov-class missile frigate.

  • 12 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The onshore site for the Perth Wave Energy Project, located at Garden Island, HMAS Stirling has been officially handed over from the Australian Department of Defence to Carnegie Wave Energy Limited. Carnegie has been working with Defence since the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding in December 2008. In July 2012, Carnegie signed power supply […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    The Australian Coalition Government continues its commitment to increasing investment in Australian defence infrastructure. According to a report by Hon Kevin Andrews MP, Minister for Defence, reports of massive job losses in the industry are speculative. Over the last six years, defence spending dropped to levels not seen since 1938. The former government’s decisions led […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Russia’s Northern Sea fleet commissioned two new Project 21980 (Grachonok-class) anti-terror vessels at the submarine forces’ main base on January 14. One of the vessels was named as Unarmeec Zapolyarya during the flag-raising ceremony. The latest two are boats number eleven and twelve in a class of vessels designed to perform water protection and anti-sabotage tasks […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited held a keel-laying ceremony for their first Project 17A in a ceremony in Kolkata on November 10. The keel-laying ceremony marked the official start of construction of a new class of frigates which will be a follow-on on the Project 17 (P17) Shivalik-class already in service with […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Military and civilian situational awareness practitioners have met in Hamburg, Germany to learn and share experiences with the aim of enhancing security at sea within the European MARSUR project. The Maritime Surveillance project (MARSUR) was launched in September 2006 by the European Defence Agency (EDA) following a tasking by the EU-Defence Ministers. The aim of the undertaking […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Industry news

    A decision by Maine’s Board of Environmental Protection will allow a dredging project in the Kennebec River to go forward in August… (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, July 22, 2011;