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  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Industry news

    Defence and security company Saab has on June 29 entered into an agreement with ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG regarding the acquisition of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB, formerly Kockums).   This acquisition is in line with Saab’s ambition to increase its capabilities in the naval domain. This move further strengthens Saab’s status as a […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) claims that building submarines in Australia can be as cheap as building them in Germany. According to News Corp Australia Network, global chairman of TKMS Dr Hans Atzpodien and Australian chairman Dr John White said that the project to build 12 submarines for Australia will create a great opportunity for […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    German submarine specialist Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has landed a contract to modernize two Indian Navy Type 209/1500 submarines. According to a company spokesperson, the contract is worth 35 million Euros with additional options included. Work is to be undertaken at an Indian shipyard. TKMS India managing director Gurnad Sodhi said the contract was an important […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Germany’s thyssenkrupp Marine Systems officially transformed into an integrated systems provider by completing the acquisition of Atlas Elektronik. The completion of the sale was announced by thyssenkrupp on April 3. The company previously owned a 51 percent stake in the Atlas Elektronik group and has now acquired the remaining 49 percent which were held by Airbus. […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The German 670-company corporation ThyssenKrupp confirmed that it is looking to restructure its shipbuilding division after failing to secure the Australian future submarines mega contract. “The corporation will determine whether Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) is structurally well set and how the performance can be further heightened”, a Thyssenkrupp spokesman said in response to a report by the German newspaper “Welt […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Industry news

    German shipbuilder and submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has announced that it would invest 250 million euro in its Kiel shipyard by 2023. As explained, the aim of the investment will be to develop the shipyard into an international competence center for conventional submarine construction. The company added that it would hire around 500 new […]

  • 22 July 2014

    Defence and security company Saab’s acquisition of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB formerly Kockums) has now been completed. The acquisition strengthens Saab’s position as a comprehensive supplier of naval military systems.   The required decisions and approvals for Saab’s acquisition of Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems AB (TKMS AB) have now been […]

  • 26 March 2012
    Industry news

    According to Periscope2 referred to Algerian sources, expecting the semicentenary of military procurement independence, Algeria turns eyes not to Paris or Moscow but other European capitals. Having spent EUR 450 mln for Italian-made amphibious ship and modernized two ships in Spain, Algerian Navy is on the threshold of a contract with German shipyard TKMS which […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    German shipbuilders have reportedly resolved an issue that blocked German defense minister Ursula von der Leyen’s plans for a quick and simple acquisition of additional five K130 corvettes for the navy. The defense ministry had planned to award a construction contract to Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems (TKMS) and Lürssen, the corvette’s original builders, without a public tender. […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

      By: Faris Pasic A joint German-Norwegian project to procure common-design Type 212 air-independent propulsion submarines has made another step forward as ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) – the preferred contractor on the project – submitted its binding offer in October this year. As disclosed by the Norwegian government, the two countries’ procurement agencies, Norwegian Defence […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    German Naval Yards and thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) – two Kiel-based shipbuilders – are joining forces to compete against a Dutch proposal for the design and construction of the German Navy’s new MKS180 ships. TKMS signed an agreement with German Naval Yards Kiel (GNYK) on August 3 under which it will contribute to the development and construction of […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Authorities, Industry news

    German submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has been cleared to introduce additive manufacturing to submarine construction after obtaining necessary approvals from classification society DNV GL. The company said that, as it works with international customers on the integration of additive manufactured parts on ships and submarines, it had a need for parts with acceptance test […]

  • 26 September 2018

    Indian shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders (MDL) has contracted German submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) for work on the overhaul of the Indian Navy’s Type 209 submarine INS Shishumar. The exact value of the contract was not revealed and TKMS only said it received a “high two-digit million euros” contract for the medium refit and life certification […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Authorities, Industry news

    Civmec, in collaboration with ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), unveiled December 14 a newly-built submarine hull section constructed by Civmec at their Henderson facility in Western Australia. This construction is a self-funded initiative, used by the companies to prove that they have the expertise and capabilities to play a part in the construction of Australia’s future […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Norwegian and German defense procurement agencies have evaluated a thyssenkrupp Marine Systems proposal for the construction of six Type 212 CD (common design) submarines and are now expecting a contract with the shipbuilder to be signed in the first half of 2020. The governments of Norway and Germany are currently in the phase of […]

  • 12 March 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    South African defense contractor Denel has teamed up with German ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for joint work on South African Navy frigates and submarines. The two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding on board the SAS Amatola, in Rostock, Germany, during the frigate’s deployment to European waters. Denel’s Maritime division will take responsibility for maintenance and upgrades on three […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The German defense ministry’s plan for a quick acquisition of additional five K130 corvettes has been brought to a halt following a ruling by the German cartel office on May 18. The defense ministry wanted to avoid an open procedure by buying the five corvettes from the Lürssen- Thyssen Krupp Marine Systems (TKMS) consortium which built the first […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The first TKMS-built Type 209/1400 submarine built for the Egyptian Navy has arrived to the naval base in Alexandria, Egyptian Ministry of Defense announced on April 19. The submarine arrived from Germany after being officially received by the Egyptian Navy on December 12, 2016. S41, as the submarine is named, is the first of four […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS has been awarded a 220 million NOK (approx. US$26.8m) contract to deliver its Naval Strike Missile (NSM) to the navies of Germany and Norway. The contract was awarded to Kongsberg by the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency following a February 2017 agreement between Norway and Germany. This contract is the first […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Egyptian Navy received its second Type 209/1400 submarine, the S42, from German shipbuilder Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems in a ceremony on Tuesday in Kiel. After the delivery ceremony, S42 is expected to start its journey to Egypt in September. The ceremony took place four months after Egypt welcomed its first submarine S41 to the naval base […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Republic of Singapore has started construction of additional two Type 218SG, air-independent propulsion (AIP) submarines, the country’s defense ministry announced. According to the defense ministry, the steel cutting ceremony for the third and fourth boats in the class took place on January 12. The ceremony was attended by the chief executive of Singapore’s Defence […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German submarine specialist ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has awarded Spanish company Indra a contract to deliver satellite communications systems for two submarines. The Spanish company did not specify which submarines the systems will be delivered for. The contract is for Ku band systems mounted on a three-axis stabilized platform which will ensure that vessels remain connected […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Seeking to avoid risks and costs of developing its own submarines, the Norwegian Ministry of Defense has identified French DCNS and German TKMS as the main candidates for the construction of Norwegian future submarines. The Ministry of Defense said it made this conclusion after considering economic, industrial and military assessments, and that it would now […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    Norway will buy four AIP submarines from German submarine specialist TKMS, Norwegian defense minister announced on Friday. According to Norwegian media, minister Ine Eriksen Søreide told a press conference that Germany was selected because of the two countries’ close defense cooperation. The other contender for Norway’s submarine deal was French shipbuilder DCNS. Norway and Germany […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Kiel, Germany firefighters responded to a call from the crew of Algerian Navy ship Harrad which reported a case of illness on Monday, February 29, Kieler Nachrichten reported. The firefighter department said that two persons came down with influenza. The news agency further said the health condition of the sailors had worsened during the night. […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The system was put through its paces with over 70,000 operating hours in the test environment.

  • 23 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    INS Magen, the first of four Israeli Navy Sa’ar 6 corvettes, has been officially named in Germany. The ceremony took place at the thyssenkrupp Marine Systems yard in Kiel on May 23. The ship was named by Eti Sharvit, wife of Vice Admiral Eli Sharvit, Chief of the Israeli Navy, in presence of high-level representatives […]

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

    The latest two additions to the Egyptian Navy’s fleet reached the country’s main naval base in Alexandria on October 18. S42, the second TKMS-built Type 209/1400 submarine, arrived in Alexandria together with corvette ENS El Fateh, the first Gowind 2500 corvette to be delivered to the Egyptian Navy by French shipbuilder Naval Group. The submarine and the […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Egyptian Navy officially received its first Type 209/1400 submarine from the German submarine specialist ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) on December 12. The submarine is named S41 and is the first of four submarines Egypt will receive from Germany. S41 was launched in Kiel, Germany, in December 2015. Officials also held a naming ceremony for the […]