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  • 11 July 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Chilean Navy has awarded French defense contractor ECA Group a contract to upgrade the steering consoles of Scorpène-class submarines. The contract is part of the country’s wider submarines modernization program which will also see two Type-209 boats receive some features of the Scorpene-class submarines including steering consoles and energy converter. Chile operates two Scorpene-class […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    A massive leak of documents containing top-secret technical details of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene-class submarines has hit the French defense company DCNS which is set to build new Australian submarines. The documents, first revealed by The Australian, contain 22,400 pages and detail secret combat capabilities of the six Indian Navy submarines designed by DCNS. The Indian […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    INS Khanderi, the second of six Indian Navy Scorpene-class submarines, is scheduled to be launched on January 12. Built by the Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited, the diesel-electric submarine is being launched some 22 months after the launch of INS Kalvari, the lead ship in the class, in April 2015. INS Kalvari was expected to […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Future INS Khanderi, Indian Navy’s second Scorpene-class submarine, started her sea trials on June 1, leaving the Mumbai harbor for the first time. Khanderi is the second of overall six boats to be built by Magazon Dock Limited in cooperation with French submarine designer DCNS. During her maiden sea voyage, the submarine tested her propulsion […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) launched the fourth Indian Navy Scorpene-class submarine INS Vela on May 6. The submarine was towed to Mumbai Port Trust for separation from the pontoon. INS Vela is now set to undergo a series of harbor and sea trials before being delivered to the Indian Navy. The submarine […]

  • 19 September 2019

    The Indian Navy has taken delivery of INS Khanderi, the second Scorpene-class submarine, from Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL). The delivery ceremony for the diesel-electric attack submarine took place in Mumbai on September 19, 2019. Launched at the beginning of 2017, INS Khanderi be commissioned into the Indian Navy at the end of this month. […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Indian Navy launched the second Scorpene-class submarine during a ceremony held at Mazagon Dock Shipyard Limited on January 12. The launching ceremony of INS Khanderi was attended by India’s defense minister and navy and shipyard officials. According to the Indian Navy, the submarine is expected to be delivered by the year end. INS Kalvari, the […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Industry news

      The ceremony held in presence of the Brazil President, Dilma Rousseff, the Brazilian Ministry of Defence, Nelson Jobim, the French Ministry of Defence, Gerard Longuet and the Chairman and CEO of DCNS President Patrick Boissier and for Odebrecht, the CEO, Marcelo Odebrecht. The start of construction work in Brazil on the first S-BR Scorpene […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    INS Kalvari, the lead ship of the Indian Navy’s six diesel-electric attack submarines, carried out her first firing of an anti-ship missile on Thursday, the Indian navy announced. The maiden firing of the missile took place in the Arabian Sea and was deemed a success. The navy said the missile hit a surface target at extended ranges […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indian Navy’s first Scorpene-class submarine, INS Kalvari, went to sea for the first time on May 1. The submarine sailed out under her own propulsion for the first sea trial, off the Mumbai coast and during the sortie, completed a number of preliminary tests on the propulsion system, auxiliary equipment and systems, navigation aids, communication […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Vessels

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) launched the third Scorpene-class diesel-electric submarine for the Indian Navy at its shipyard on January 31. The submarine was named ‘Karanj’ and was launched by Mrs Reena Lanba, President Navy Wives Welfare Association. The launch ceremony was attended by the Indian Navy chief, Admiral Sunil Lamba, in addition to […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The first section of a new submarine for the Brazilian Navy has been transferred from the pre-outfitting site UFEM (Unidade de Fabricação de Estruturas Metálicas) to the Itaguaí Naval Complex on the Bay of Sepetiba where the boat will be launched once all hull sections are joined together. Future BNS Humaitá (S 41) will be the […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Authorities

    Boustead Holdings Berhad (BHB) accepted a Letter of Acceptance from the Government of Malaysia (GoM) related to previously awarded Scorpene Class Submarines Deal. This new agreement approved an additional ceiling contract value of USD 143,1 million (RM531,2 million), and extended the contract period from 30 November 2015 to 31 May 2017. To remind, on 13 August 2010, BHB announced […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    A new aircraft carrier dry dock at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai, was also inaugurated.

  • 29 October 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Research & Development

    Indian Navy’s first of six Scorpene diesel-electric attack submarines, INS Kalvari, was set afloat today. Held at Naval Dockyard in Mumbai, this event marks the start of the vessel’s sea trials. It is estimated that INS Kalvari will spend some 10 months conducting its trials after which it will join the Navy’s fleet in September 2016. Built at Mazagon Dockyard Ltd (MDL) […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Authorities

    Kalvari, first of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene class stealth submarines being built under the Project 75, under collaboration with M/s DCNS, France, achieved a major milestone with her ‘undocking’ at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). The project 75, which has already seen a delay of almost 40 months, has now been brought on track and […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Indian Navy is set to commission its first Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari in a ceremony in Mumbai on December 14. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will have the honor of officially inducting the submarine into service in a ceremony attended by state and navy leaders. INS Kalvari was built by Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dockyards […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    First three sections of the Brazilian Navy’s lead Scorpene submarine, the S40 ‘Riachuelo’, were moved from the pre-outfitting site to the assembly site, ahead of the submarine’s launch in the second half of 2018. The move of three of overall five sections of the Riachuelo took place on January 13 and 14 and saw the 619-ton, 39.8-meter structure […]

  • 12 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Indian Navy’s First Scorpene Sub Undocks Kalvari, first of the Indian Navy’s Scorpene class stealth submarines being built under the Project 75, under collaboration with M/s DCNS, France, achieved a major milestone today with her ‘undocking’ at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL). Spanish Navy’s Frigate to Take Part in Joint Warrior The Spanish Navy’s frigate […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In another step towards becoming a commissioned unit of the Indian Navy, the lead ship of a new class of submarines fired her first torpedo this month. The indigenously built INS Kalvari carried out the torpedo firing on May 26, an Indian Navy announcement said. Prior to the torpedo firings, INS Kalvari tested her Exocet SM39 […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    French shipbuilder DCNS has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indonesian shipyard PT PAL to increase cooperation in the fields of submarine and surface ship construction. The MoU confirmation comes following the visit of French president François Hollande to Indonesia. Indonesia wants to reinforce its naval capacity and is mulling ordering French submarines and surface ships to […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Industry news

      Modernization of national navy conducted by Indian defense ministry will cost defense budget INR 3 trillions ($60.1 bln) in the nearest few years, reports TNN. This sum will be spent for procurement of surface ships, submarines, deck-based fighters, and coast-based patrol aircraft. In particular, the mentioned sum includes repair and upgrade of Russian aircraft-carrying […]

  • 14 December 2018

    The Brazilian Navy has launched its first Scorpene-class diesel-electric attack submarine, the Riachuelo (S 40). The launching ceremony took place today at Naval Complex in Itaguai, Rio de Janeiro. In 2009, Naval Group was entrusted by the Brazilian Navy with designing and transferring the technology for four conventional Scorpène submarines with electrical propulsion, and for […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    India’s push for indigenous shipbuilding resulted in the commissioning of three and launching of another four ships for the Indian Navy in 2016. INS Chennai, a P 15A Guided Missile Destroyer, was commissioned into the Navy by the Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai on November 21. The event marked the formal […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Industry news

      Indian Navy issued a tender for 4 landing helicopter-carrying dock ships. According to Indian defense Ministry A.K. Antony, national defense procurement council has already approved acquirement of four large-size landing ships. As for the ministry, these ships will improve Indian Navy’s landing capabilities and make possible to conduct rescue operations in regions suffered from […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    Indian and French navies are conducting the last phase of the 2018 Varuna naval exercise in the vicinity of Reunion Island, French Embassy in New Delhi said.  The third session is being held from May 1 to 7 after two successive phases. The first phase involved joint anti-submarine combat training off the Indian coast in […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities

    Boustead Heavy Industries Corp Bhd (BHIC) has finalized an in-service support (ISS) deal for two Scorpene submarines for the Royal Malaysian Navy.   The deal was first announced by the Government of Malaysia in August 2010. The contract value remained the same as in the original Letter of Award at RM1.31 billion (EUR 193 million and RM532 […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dockyards Limited has delivered the first Scorpene diesel-electric submarine to the Indian Navy. Named Kalvari, the submarine is India’s first new-build conventional submarine in 20 years. Designed by French company Naval Group, the class of six Scorpene submarines is being built by Mazagon Dockyards Limited under a transfer of technology agreement. Kalvari […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Highlights include the Indian Navy’s Scorpene SSK, the Mistral-Class LHD, the Gowind OPV L’Adroit together with the Barracuda SSN, a future Aircraft Carrier design and DCNS’ services solutions. At the centre of the focus, the Scorpene submarine which Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) is producing under ToT from DCNS will be displayed. The first Scorpene submarine […]