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  • 16 June 2020
    Industry news, UUV/UAV

    Germany’s defense company and builder of conventional submarines thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has developed a new modular underwater vehicle aiming to set a new standard for unmanned underwater operations.

  • 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 […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German shipbuilder and submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems plans to use 3D printers increasingly in manufacturing submarine parts. As informed, the corresponding quality and safety approvals have already been granted. Through the acquisition of the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing (in Mülheim an der Ruhr, North Rhein-Westphalia), the required technology and expertise will now come to […]

  • 9 October 2013
    Industry news

    ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, Germany’s full service naval shipbuilding systems and solutions provider, is participating in PACIFIC 2013 International Maritime Exposition taking place in Sydney, Australia, from October 7th to October 9th 2013. ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems will be presenting its innovative portfolio of submarines and surface ships to navies from around the world at Booth No. […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Industry news

    Germany’s naval company thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has signed a contract to acquire the Oceana shipyard in Brazil – the shipyard which will build four Tamandaré-class corvettes for the Brazilian Navy.  The shipyard will be bought from Aliança S.A., a company owned by Brazilian CBO Group which specializes in the offshore support vessels sector and […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Industry news

    ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, a company of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions, has signed a contract for the delivery of two submarines of HDW Class 218SG to Singapore. HDW Class 218SG is a customised design from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems. The submarines, which will be fitted out with an air independent propulsion system, are going to be built at […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Industry news

    ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG, a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp AG, and Saab AB today signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding concerning the sale of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (formerly named Kockums) with operations in Malmö, Karlskrona and Muskö to Saab AB.   Both parties agree that during the negotiations phase, the integrity and […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    HNoMS Uredd, an Ula-class submarine, recently became the first Norwegian submarine to fire the IDAS submarine launched missile system from a submerged position. Interactive Defence and Attack System for Submarines (IDAS) is a missile system developed by the IDAS Consortium, formed by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and Diehl BGT Defence. While the IDAS system was already successfully test-fired from […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    German shipbuilder and submarine specialist thyssenkrupp Marine Systems has handed over S43, a third of four Type 209/1400 submarines, to the Navy of the Arab Republic of Egypt. Following the very strict coronavirus prevention measures at the shipyard, the handover took place in Kiel on April 9 without a ceremony, amongst only the inner circle […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Industry news

      Attended by numerous guests and representatives from Politics, Navy and Industry, as well as the Blohm + Voss workforce, the laying-down ceremony for the 125-class (F125) frigate took place at building dock 12 at the Hamburg shipyard. The ceremony was organized by the F125 Work Group (ARGE F125), consisting of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems​ AG […]

  • 1 July 2011
    Industry news

      Submarine strategy of the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems group confirmed The €2.0 billion order for six U 214 submarine material packages placed with ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems by the Republic of Turkey has entered into force with receipt of the advance payment. As a longstanding partner and supplier to the Turkish Navy, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems can […]

  • 13 May 2011
    Industry news

      Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW), a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, and MarineForce International LLP (MFI) have signed a frame agreement with the Norwegian Defence Logistics Organisation on supplies and services for their German built ULA-class submarines. The frame agreement ensures access to specialised engineering services to be provided by the consortium. It will gain […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Two submarines left the ThyssenKrupp Shipyard in Kiel, Germany and headed to Colombia, November 11. They are expected to arrive at the Naval Base ARC Bolívar by November end. The Type 206 German submarine acquisition is part of the National Army’s modernization plan with support of the Ministry of National Defense (Colombia). According to the Colombian Navy, the vessels will […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Training & Education

    The first of a total of four 125 Class frigates for the German Navy was today christened “Baden-Württemberg” at a ceremony at the Hamburg site of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems – a company of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions. This is an important milestone in the construction program for the F125 Class frigates. The delivery of this first […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

      On May 9, a large number of guests and representatives from politics, defense and industry gathered at the Blohm + Voss in Hamburg to mark the start of production for the first 125 Class Frigate (F125) for the German Navy. The invitation had been extended by the F125 Work Group (ARGE F125) consisting of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Industry news

    ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems is not planning a joint venture with the French shipyards group DCNS, nor are there any plans for a merger or other partnership or alliance with the French shipyards. No talks on this are currently being held by the companies and no talks are planned. While there have been repeated attempts to […]

  • 10 June 2014

    The third of a total of four 125 class frigates for the German Navy was laid down on June 4 at the Hamburg site of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, a company of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions.   The keel laying ceremony, attended by representatives from politics, defense and industry, marks an important milestone in the construction of […]

  • 8 December 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fire aboard Indian Navy Ship Indian Navy warship INS Konkan caught fire during repair in Vizag on Wednesday, as informed by the Indian Express.   INS Konkan, a Pondicherry class minesweeper acquired from Russia, was undergoing a refit at naval base Vizag when the accident occurred.  Australian Warships to Change Colour The Australian Navy will […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Águas Azuis consortium and Emgepron, an independent Brazilian state company linked to the Ministry of Defense through the Brazilian Navy Command, signed a contract for building four Tamandaré-class corvettes in Rio de Janeiro on March 5, 2020. The consortium, created by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS), Embraer Defense & Security and Atech, was selected last […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Polish Navy’s new vessel ORP Ślązak has been christened on July 2, 2015 in Gdynia at the site of Stocznia Marynarki Wojennej S.A. The vessel, first modern patrol vessel in Poland based on MEKO® A-100 design by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, is scheduled to be handed over to the Navy at the end of 2016. ORP […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    Dr. Sigrid Hubert-Reichling christened one of the most modern non-nuclear submarines in the world today at the shipyard of Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft GmbH (HDW), a company of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems, under the name of “U 35”. She is the wife of the Lord Mayor of Zweibrücken, the town that has assumed sponsorship of U 35. U […]

  • 27 June 2014

    In April ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG, a subsidiary of ThyssenKrupp AG, and Saab AB signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding concerning the sale of the Swedish shipyard ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems AB (formerly named Kockums) to Saab AB.   The discussions are at a final stage but still ongoing. An agreement with ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions AG […]

  • 16 December 2019

    The Dutch Ministry of Defence (MOD) has selected Naval Group, Saab Kockums and ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems for the next bidding phase in the Royal Netherlands Navy’s submarine replacement program. On December 13, 2019, the Netherlands MOD announced that the three consortia are invited to enter the next stage of the EUR 2.5 billion (USD 2.8 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    Shipbuilders German Naval Yards Kiel (GNYK) and Damen have been invited to submit their final bids for the German Navy’s MKS 180 multi-purpose warship project. According to GNYK, the invitation was issued by the German defense ministry on April 12. The shipyard will now have three months to prepare the final bid together with thyssenkrupp […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Columbian president Juan Manuel Santos Calderón christened two former German navy Type 206 A submarines in Cartagena, Colombia. The submarines have been acquired under the Colombian Navy’s modernization plan. The Type 206 A submarines were upgraded by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and will replace two identically named subs, the ARC Intrépido und ARC Indomable, which have been in service […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The decision on the preferred contractor for the construction of the German Navy’s new MKS 180 surface combatants could be delayed once more, minister president of the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein has indicated. Speaking to the German Press Agency DPA in Paris, Daniel Günther said a decision on the €4 billion project could be […]