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HII Wins $109.4mln U.S. Navy Contract

Sep 04, 2015

Huntington Ingalls  has received a $109.4mln contract modification to carry out support services for the U.S. Navy’s nuclear submarines. The company will work to engineer, design, configure and update various classes of submarines, special mission submersible interfaces…

Taiwan Eyes Budget for New Submarines

Sep 03, 2015

Taiwan’s defense ministry seeks financing to expand the country’s submarine fleet, reports Reuters quoting local media reports. The government has allocated $92.55 million over four years, beginning next year, to launch a long-awaited program…

Chinese Ships Spotted off Alaska

Sep 03, 2015

Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska coast, coinciding with President Barack Obama’s visit to the the U.S. state. US defence officials have spotted three Chinese combat ships, a supply…

Britain Pumps GBP500mln into Scottish Naval Base

Aug 31, 2015

The Royal Navy’s submarine base at Faslane – home to Britain’s nuclear deterrent – is to receive a more than 500 million pounds investment grant from the Government, reports Reuters. Chancellor George Osborne says this move will safeguard 6…

Russian-Chinese Naval Drills End

Aug 28, 2015

The second phase of the Russian-Chinese Joint Sea-2015 naval maneuvers has officially ended outside the port of Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East, says spokesman for the Eastern Military District Roman Martov. 'Today, the exercise commanders…

US Plans More Maritime Drills in Asia

Aug 27, 2015

The United States will increase the number of drills it conducts in the Asia-Pacific as part of its new strategy to counter to China’s expansion in the South China Sea, Reuters quoted the Philippine military as saying. Admiral Harry Harris…

Aussie-Indian Submarine Drill, China Cautious

Aug 26, 2015

As part of growing strategic relationship to counter China's increased activity in the Indian Ocean,  India and Australia will focus on anti-submarine warfare in their first ever joint naval exercises,  reports SMH. The Indian Navy and…

Is Taiwan in Market for Submarines?

Aug 26, 2015

A day after the President Ma Ying-jeou said that Taiwan needs diesel-electric submarines rather than nuclear-powered ones and has decided to build the type of craft it requires, the country's Ministry of National Defense reiterated that it…

HSL in Pact with Hyundai to Build Fleet Support Ships?

Aug 26, 2015

Hindustan Shipyard Ltd., the largest shipbuilding enterprise under Indian Ministry of Defence, and world’s premier shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) are likely to undertake joint construction of self-propelled fleet support ships (FSS) for the Indian Navy…

North Korean Subs Have Left Their Bases

Aug 24, 2015

South Korea said the submarines, comprising about 70 per cent of a North Korean submarine fleet, had left their home ports and were nowhere to be found. Military are increasing their surveillance capability to track them. Military sources said…

Incat Crowther's Vessel for Great Barrier Reef Tour

Aug 20, 2015

Incat Crowther has delivered Wavelength 4, a 19m catamaran tour vessel claimed by its operator to be “the cleanest tour vessel on the Great Barrier Reef”.Built by Aluminium Marine in Queensland, Wavelength 4 features Incat Crowther’s…

Moroccan to Acquire Submarine from Moscow

Aug 10, 2015

Moroccan  King Mohammed VI’s upcoming visit to Moscow by the end of 2015 is expected to conclude negotiations to obtain the country’s first submarine from Russia, says a report in World Tribune. Multiple Moroccan and Russian media reports said negotiations about the price tag of the Amur 1650…

U.S. Navy's Deadly War Sub Enters Submarine Fleet

Aug 06, 2015

The United States Navy has officially commissioned the USS John Warner, the most powerful attack submarine to be developed in the history of the country, in a ceremony at the Norfolk Naval Station. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan…

World Submarine and MRO Market to Reach USD 36.6 Bln by 2025

Aug 06, 2015

The worldwide submarine market space is expected to increase from a value of USD 22.9 billion in 2015 to USD 36.6 billion by 2025, posting a CAGR of 4.78% over the forecast period, says a report by by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI). North America is expected to dominate the market…

Australian PM Promises 2500 Shipbuilding Jobs

Aug 04, 2015

Up to 2,500 shipbuilding jobs in Adelaide will be safe for 'all time', the Prime Minister says, ahead of the expected announcement to build a new fleet of Navy ships worth $39 billion, reports ABC. However, he said naval shipbuilding jobs…

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