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  • 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 […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    French defense contractor DCNS has suggested an industry collaboration with the German technology corporation ThyssenKrupp. “We are ready for talks, as soon as the German side has gotten over the loss”, DCNS chief Andreas Loewenstein told the German Süddeutsche Zeitung, reflecting back on the Australian submarine bid. Numerous media inquires regarding the proposal were left unanswered by ThyssenKrupp. To […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    German industry and defense giant Thyssenkrupp is buying the remaining 49% stake in the Atlas Elektronik group that was held by Airbus, the company announced on Thursday. Through this acquisition Thyssenkrupp will become the sole owner of Atlas Elektronik. The purchase price has not been disclosed. Atlas Elektronik is an international maritime high-tech company with expertise […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 July 2017

    A German-Israeli submarine corruption scandal which has seen seven Israeli officials arrested is threatening to delay the signing of a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) for Israel’s acquisition of additional three diesel-electric submarines. According to a report from Israel’s Haaretz which cited a National Security Council official, Germany has postponed indefinitely the sale of the three […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Industry news

    The management of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Australia (tkMSA) announced it completed the buyout of the business from its parent company. On September 1, the ownership of thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Australia transferred to its management team who renamed the company to Australian Maritime Technologies Pty Ltd (AMT), returning the name by which the company was previously […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]