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  • 27 July 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR)-sponsored Annual International RoboSub Competition kicked off in San Diego, California, on July 26. In its 20th edition, the autonomous underwater vehicles event is taking place at Space and Naval Warfare System Center Pacific’s (SSC Pacific) Transducer Evaluation Center pool. The competition features student-designed and -built vehicles navigating their way […]

  • 19 August 2011
    Industry news

      Singaporean Navy received the first Swedish Archer-class submarine (former Västergötland class), reports Defense Aerospace. Totally, Singapore is to receive two such subs. Earlier on, Singaporean submariners passed training period in Sweden and learned navigation and maintenance of Archer-type subs. The contract for two Västergötland class diesel electric submarines decommissioned from Swedish Navy was tied […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Ultra Electronics Maritime Systems Inc (UEMS) announced a contract award by Public Works and Government Services Canada to manufacture four Submarine Towed Array Sonar System ( SubTASS ) arrays for the Royal Canadian Navy’s VICTORIA class submarines. The SubTASS arrays were developed by UEMS and are manufactured in its facilities in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. UEMS’ […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    British company SubSea Craft has unveiled its patented surface/submersible vessel called Diver Delivery Unit (DDU) at this year’s DSEi. The DDU, which can carry 8 persons, is modular and offers mission-specific capability on and under the surface. It is scalable and reconfigurable for a variety of roles spanning environmental and experimental, over commercial to military purposes. DDU […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Industry news

      First serial Borei-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Alexander Nevsky within the next three days will take the White Sea to start second phase of trials, reported RIA Novosti on Nov 16 referring to a source in the White Sea Naval Base. “At present, the sub is fully ready to test performance, maneuvering, and […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    For the ship’s company of HMAS Success, Exercise RIMPAC 2014 was the perfect environment for training and achievement of qualifications, so the ship’s command team made sure every opportunity was available for members at all levels to progress their training and individual career milestones while they were deployed to Hawaii for the world’s largest naval […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    SubSea Engineering, Inc. has acquired the assets of the high-speed, high-efficiency Hyper-Sub, which will transform how submersible crafts are used. The firm will be bringing this transformative product to market, and acquiring other cutting edge technologies for naval special operations, surveillance, intelligence, and other applications.   The Hyper-Sub can deploy directly from shore and travel […]

  • 30 August 2011
    Industry news

      In the nearest time India will receive Russian nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Nerpa for a 10-year leasing; the Project 971I Schuka-B submarine is supposed to finish trials late in Aug, writes Jane’s Defense Weekly referring to its Indian reporter. Indian Navy named the sub Chakra. Leasing of the submarine will be conducted under a […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    On Sat., May 25, 2013, the R/V Atlantis left Woods Hole carrying the newly upgraded submersible Alvin, marking a major milestone in the sub’s $41 million redesign. Both ship and sub are owned by the U.S. Navy and operated by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) for the benefit of the entire U.S. ocean science […]

  • 31 January 2017

    A New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) offshore patrol vessel is transporting staff and supplies to the remote Campbell Island, in the sub-Antarctic region. The OPV is carrying more than seven tonnes of timber and equipment to the islands that is home to six species of albatross and the world’s rarest duck. Commodore Jim Gilmour, the Maritime […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Rubin Central Design Bureau is ready to offer Indian Navy non-nuclear submarine Amur-1650 armed with either Club or BrahMos missile systems, said the bureau’s deputy director for foreign economic activity Andrei Baranov at the Defexpo India 2012 exhibition, reports ITAR-TASS. “So far, Indian partners have not raised the question as to integrate BrahMos missile system […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Industry news

      Sevmash shipyard (Severodvinsk) has completed preparation of the first serial Project 955 Borei nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Alexander Nevsky for sea trials, reports Interfax referring to Navy Main HQ. In the next few days the sub will take the White Sea for the first time. The sub’s crew was earlier formed under command […]

  • 25 August 2011

      Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov boarded one of submarines when visiting Pacific Fleet (PF) main naval base Vladivostok. At the sub’s staircases he was met by PF Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Sergei Avakiants. Accompanied by the sub’s commanding officer Capt 2 rank Igor Bykov, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov and Governor of Primorsky […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Industry news

    Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center has completed overhaul, modernization and post-repair trials of Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered submarine K-119 Voronezh, reports ITAR-TASS referring to the shipyard’s press secretary Nadezhda Scherbinina. The Northern Fleet (NF) submarine has left the shipyard heading for the permanent basing site at the Kola Peninsula. It is expected to sign an acceptance […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Industry news

      Nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) Nerpa leased by Russia to India a week ago will leave Russian waters by Feb 10, reported Khabarovsk regional government on Jan 30. According to release posted on Khabarovsk government’s official website, the sub will stay at Vostok marine equipment plant in Bolshoi Kamen during the first decade of Feb […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Riggers at the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PHNSY IMF) converted an out of service “mini-sub” into a unique training tool. The mini-sub, the Advanced SEAL Delivery System (ASDS), which was damaged and taken out of service after a severe fire in November 2008, is now used for hands-on training of multiple […]

  • 8 November 2011

      Another cocaine-carrying submarine was captured on Nov 4 by Colombian Navy with assistance of national air force and US Navy. Last time three submarines carrying drugs were detained in June 2011. According to Colombian Navy’s release, the sub was detected 50 miles off Colombian port Cartagena. During attempt to seize the submarine, the crew […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Industry news

      Russian Navy will not modernize in-service Project 941 Akula strategic nuclear-powered submarines due to financial reasons, reports ITAR-TASS referring to a source in defense industry. According to him, complete modernization of one Akula-class sub is comparable to construction of two new Project 955 Borei submarines. At present, Russia operates three Akula-class subs – SSBN […]

  • 26 September 2011
    Industry news

      Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) K-433 Svyatoi Georgy Pobedonosets did not suffer serious damages as a result of a ram carried out by fishing seiner Donets, told various officials to news agencies. For instance, Pacific Fleet (PF) Assistant Judge Roman Kolbanov told to RIA Novosti that the sub “does not need repair”. According to […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Industry news

    JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center has completed repair works on Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered attack submarine Voronezh (K-119), told a source in defense industry to Central Navy Portal. SSN Voronezh arrived in Severodvinsk for repairs in Oct 2006. Since that time, Zvezdochka shipwrights have performed dock repairs of the sub, replaced turbines, eliminated leakage in […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Lead submarine of Project 885 Yasen, SSGN Severodvinsk will be armed with supersonic cruise missiles Caliber which have no analogs worldwide with flight range exceeding 2,500 km, a source in Russian defense industry told reporters on Tuesday. “The missile meets all defense ministry’s requirements regarding range, accuracy, destructive effect, and in-flight survivability. Because of unique […]

  • 14 March 2012

      A submarine of Russian Imperial Navy lying at the depth of 76 meters near Cape Fiolent (Sevastopol, Ukraine) will be lifted soon. As is planned, the sub is to be turned into museum. Submarine Skat was built in 1905. She was responsible for protection of Sevastopol and was sunken in 1919 as overaged asset, […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

      United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) plans to conduct deep-sea trials of Project 677 lead diesel submarine St. Petersburg in 2012, said a spokesman for Russian defense industry. “Presently, SSK St. Petersburg is under experimental operation and will pass deep-sea trials in the current year”, said the source of ITAR-TASS. Earlier on, Russian Navy Commander-in-Chief ADM […]

  • 14 March 2012
    Industry news

    Governor of Omsk region Leonid Polezhayev on March 12 met with Valery Savon, commanding officer of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Omsk. The submariner told the regional governor about service of the sub’s crew at Pacific Fleet while SSBN Omsk passes modernization. Recall that the Omsk regional government took SSBN Omsk under patronage in 2001. […]

  • 20 March 2012
    Industry news

    Project 667BDRM nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Verkhoturye will leave covered slipway of Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center on March 24, 2012. Works on the sub’s technical recovery and service life extension started in the fall of 2010. Since that time, the shipyard has carried out repair of the hull, outboard fittings, ballast tanks, mechanisms of […]

  • 30 September 2011
    Industry news

    Russian defense ministry decided to write off all Project 941 Akula nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines till 2014, writes Izvestiya referring to a source in defense ministry. The reason for decommission of the world’s largest submarines are restrictions imposed on Russia by Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START-3) and successful trials of new Project 955 Borei submarines. […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Industry news

    On Nov 5, 1967, governmental board commissioned lead submarine of Project 667A into Soviet Navy. K-137 Leninets opened the series of second-generation nuclear-powered submarines armed with 16 ballistic missiles and capable to launch them from under water. As was said at the ceremony on occasion of the 45-th anniversary of the sub’s commission, Sevmash shipyard […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Industry news

    Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) Verkhoturye on March 24 was withdrawn from covered slipway of JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center, reports the yard’s press service. Project 667BDRM Delfin (on NATO classification – Delta-IV) nuclear-powered subs are basic assets of Russia’s maritime nuclear deterrence force. Their construction was started in 1981 at Sevmash shipyard. In total, […]

  • 26 December 2011
    Industry news

      JSC Zvezdochka Ship Repair Center (affiliate of United Shipbuilding Corporation) started repair works on Project 949A Antei nuclear-powered attack submarine Smolensk. The sub was taken over by the shipyard in Sept 2011, laid up and docked in Nov 2011. In the dock, experts of Zvezdochka center will perform basic works on the hull. This […]