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  • 12 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Most things related to submarines are being kept secret – and that rightly so if they are to be successful at what they are built to do – being stealthy. After all, it is not called the ‘silent service’ for nothing. The fact that submarines, unlike their surface counterparts, rarely participate in open-day events does […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Zvezda shipyard (Far Eastern Shipbuilding and Ship Repair Center) held a ceremony to mark the end of the overhaul period of the Russian Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine “Kuzbass” CEO of Zvezda shipyard Yuri Filchenok and Acting Armaments Commander, Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Igor Korolev, signed the acceptance/delivery papers at the pier during the ceremony. The Project […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK’s Ministry of Defence is considering granting over £1 billion to Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems so they can start building the first of four Successor ballistic missile submarines. According to a report by The Financial Times, the Ministry might allocate approx. $1.3 billion of funds as early as September this year. Successor is the British program to replace […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Industry news

      CBC News has learned the Harper government is considering buying nuclear submarines to replace its problem-plagued fleet of diesel-powered… by Greg Westo (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, October 31, 2011

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $310,7 million modification to previously awarded contract for additional design agent, planning yard, engineering and technical support for active nuclear submarines.   Work will be mostly performed in Groton, Connecticut and is expected to be completed by September 2016. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy); […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    HMS Audacious, the fourth of overall seven Astute-class nuclear-powered submarines the Royal Navy will operate, was launched on April 28, at BAE Systems’ Devonshire Dock Hall, in Scotland. The naming ceremony of the 7,400 tonne, 97-metre long submarine took place in December last year, one year after the third Astute submarine, HMS Artful, was officially handed over to […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Russian Navy will get three nuclear submarines in 2013: two nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines of the project 955 Borei-class and one… [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, February 28, 2013

  • 11 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

      India has begun construction of its second nuclear submarine at a new shipyard in Vishakhapatnam, especially configured for the indigenous n… (domain-b) [mappress] Source: domain-b, July 11, 2011;

  • 5 August 2016

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) changed command during  a ceremony at the Naval Base Guam chapel on August 5. Cmdr. Steven Tarr III took charge of the submarine from Cmdr. David Lammers. Capt. Jeffrey Grimes, Joint Region Marianas Chief of Staff and former commander of Submarine Squadron (SUBRON) 15, was the guest […]

  • 10 March 2011
    Research & Development

      The reactors that power Britain’s naval submarines are “potentially vulnerable”  to fatal nuclear accidents because they fail to meet modern… (guardian) [mappress] Source: guardian,March 10, 2011;                      

  • 2 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The United Kingdom is starting construction work on the next-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon revealed this as he announced nearly £1.3 billion of funding was awarded to BAE Systems to start the ‘Delivery Phase 1’ of the Successor program. At a ceremonial event at the BAE Systems yard next week, Fallon will begin the […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    SD Angeline is the newest addition to the Royal Navy’s HM Naval Base Clyde, home to the nations nuclear-powered Trident submarines. Brought in by the marine services provider Serco as its 30th new vessel, SD Angeline is now operating on the River Clyde providing marine services to the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) in Scotland. SD Angeline has been […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Based on the latest reports from Pakistan the Pakistan Navy (PN) may be on the brink of developing a naval nuclear missile capability, even as its plans for acquiring a nuclear submarine capability gradually become clearer, IDSA writes. This was confirmed by the first testing of the Hatf  VII (Babur)—an indigenously developed Cruise Missile with […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Industry news

      Two nuclear-powered submarines – SSBN Yury Dolgoruky and SSBN Alexander Nevsky – will be commissioned into Russian Navy in the summer of 2012, said deputy defense minister Alexander Sukhorukov on Feb 19. “Currently, the presidential decree putting SLBM Bulava into service is being prepared“, said Sukhorukov visiting JSC Uralvagonzavod, reports Interfax. SSBN Alexander Nevsky […]

  • 4 September 2012

    Lead nuclear submarine of Project 955 Borei SSBN Yury Dolgoruky will serve in Northern Fleet (NF); the second submarine, SSBN Alexander Nevsky will be based in Pacific Fleet (PF), said Anatoly Shlemov, head of state defense order department at United Shipbuilding Corporation. “Pacific Fleet will receive the second sub, the lead one Yury Dolgoruky is […]

  • 22 October 2014

    Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for planning and design yard functions for standard Navy valves in support of nuclear-powered submarines. The contract provides for engineering and design services, including material support. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia, and is […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    American shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries and its Newport News division in Virginia were awarded a $109.9 million modification to a previously awarded contract for nuclear submarine support work. Under the U.S. Navy contract, HII will provide engineering, technical, and design services. Additionally, configuration management, integrated logistics support, database management, research and development, modernization and industrial support for nuclear submarines is to be provided. […]

  • 15 August 2016

    Cmdr. Thomas P. O’Donnell relieved Cmdr. Patrick Friedman as commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723) in a ceremony held at Naval Base Point Loma, August 12. Guest speaker Capt. Brian Davies, commander, Submarine Squadron 11, praised Friedman and his crew for overcoming the challenges they faced together. […]

  • 12 September 2018

    Naval Group has started deconstruction operations on French Navy’s five first-generation ballistic missile submarines (SSBN) in Cherbourg, France. The project was awarded by French defense procurement agency to Naval Group in 2016. Subsequently, Naval Group has entrusted Veolia with the contract relating to deconstruction and recovery operations on these end-of-life submarines.     Nathalie Smirnov, directrice […]

  • 12 January 2012

      Along with construction of strategic and multipurpose nuclear-powered submarines, Russian Navy development program provides renewal of non-nuclear (diesel electric) submarines. In Russian Navy, diesel electric submarines are used for antisurface and antisubmarine warfare far fr om home bases both in the high seas and in limited water areas. Constructed non-nuclear subs will have all […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Warbreck Engineering and Construction, a wholly owned subsidiary of the HS Ocean Group of Companies, has been awarded a key marine contract by BAE Systems.   Warbreck Engineering and Construction’s 24,000sqm facility is fully equipped and serviced, offering specialist engineering, outfit and large scale fabrications in a range of materials including carbon and stainless steels […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Industry news

    General Dynamics Electric Boat has received a USD 36.13 million modification to previously awarded contract, dating back from April, 2013, for a nuclear submarine repair work under the Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department (NRMD).   Electric Boat will provide NRMD tasks in support of operational nuclear submarines at the Naval Submarine Support Facility, Naval Submarine Base, […]

  • 11 April 2019

    The BAE Systems’ Barrow-in-Furness shipyard was evacuated on April 10 after a bomb was reported to have been found on one of the Royal Navy nuclear submarines under construction at the yard. An estimated 1,700 staff are believed to have been evacuated in the process. “Following an extensive sweep of the Devonshire Dock Complex (DDC), […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Training & Education

    Russian prospective non-nuclear submarine Amur-1650 with air-independent powerplant (AIP) will participate in India’s tender for procurement and license production of six non-nuclear submarines, said a representative of Russian defense industry. Experts of Rubin Design Bureau are completing trials of full-sized test air-independent powerplant for prospective Russian and exported non-nuclear submarines. That bench powerplant placed in […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The French Government Defense procurement agency Direction générale de l’armement (DGA) has contracted submarine specialist DCNS to deconstruct its decommissioned Redoutable-class ballistic missile submarines. Built between 1964 and 1982, the SSBNs were gradually replaced by the four Triomphant-class submarines that entered service between 1997 and 2010. DCNS will perform the work on five of the six submarines […]

  • 19 December 2011

    JSC Rosoboronexport offers newest Russian submarine Amur-1650 for a tender issued by Indian government for procurement and license construction of six non-nuclear submarines. Russian analog of Project Amur-1650 is Project 677 Lada non-nuclear submarine. In 2010, lead sub of that project – SSK St. Petersburg – was commissioned into Russian Navy. JSC Rubin Central Design […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $44,5 million modification to a previously awarded contract for non-nuclear submarine repair work on Groton-based submarines under the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will continue to provide staff and operate the NEMMI at the Naval […]

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

    The United Kingdom has formally named the Royal Navy’s fourth Astute-class submarine during a ceremony at the BAE Systems shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness. The nuclear submarine was named Audacious. Marking a milestone in the vessel’s journey towards joining the Royal Navy’s fleet, Lady Elizabeth Jones, the wife of First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Philip Jones, formally christened the […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded a $459 million contract modification to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work and engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines.  Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the terms of this award, Electric Boat will provide design, engineering and logistics support and research […]