Subsea Defense News


Indo-US-Japan Naval Exercise Irks China

Jun 13, 2016

The joint military drill by Japan, the US and India being held near the waters of the East China Sea will create more frictions in the disputed area, warns China. The first phase of the drill kicked off on Friday in Japan’s southwestern city of Sasebo…

US Submarine USS Frank Cable in Palawan

Jun 12, 2016

US submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) arrived in Puerto Princesa City in Palawan on Saturday, June 11, for a 'scheduled port visit,' according to the US embassy in Manila. The visit will allow the ship’s sailors and military sealift command mariners to enjoy some rest and relaxation…

Canadian Submarine HMCS Chicoutimi Gets Ready

Jun 01, 2016

The Canadian navy's British Columbia-based HMCS Chicoutimi will be operational by early next year, says a report by Canadian Press. Vice-Admiral Mark Norman said a problem with some of the welding on HMCS Chicoutimi as well as HMCS Victoria was discovered late last year…

Russian Navy Launches Varshavyanka-class Sub

Jun 01, 2016

The sixth diesel-electric submarine for Russia's Black Sea fleet was launched Tuesday at a shipyard in St. Petersburg, says Russian News Agency TASS . The Varshavyanka-class sub, named Kolpino, is an advanced version of what NATO designates as a Kilo-class submarine…

US, Thailand Naval Exercise in Andaman Sea

May 26, 2016

The U.S. Navy (USN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) kicked off Exercise Guardian Sea, Andaman Sea comprising bilateral naval training drills that aim to enhance cooperation in the fields of anti-submarine warfare and maritime domain awareness…

AeroVironment: Navy Deploying Underwater-Launched UAS

May 17, 2016

Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition – AeroVironment, Inc. has announced the United States Navy plans to deploy its “Blackwing,” a small, tube-launched unmanned aircraft system that deploys from under the surface of the sea, on manned submarines and unmanned underwater vehicles…

MTR100: Application Deadline Approaching

May 09, 2016

The July/August 2016 of Marine Technology Reporter -- the world's leading subsea industry b2b pulbication -- will feature the 11th annual 'MTR100', profiles of 100 leading companies and innovators in the subsea space. Inclusion in this editorial feature is free…

BAE Systems Bags USN Award for Submarine Propulsors

May 03, 2016

BAE Systems has received a $72 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce and deliver propulsor systems for Block IV Virginia-class (SSN 774) submarines. The award continues the company’s current position as the premier provider of propulsors to the U…

US Tests World's Largest Unmanned Sub Hunter

May 03, 2016

The US military is beginning testing on the world's largest unmanned ship - a self-driving 40-metre vessel designed to travel thousands of kilometres out at sea without a single crew member on board.  The 132-foot 'Sea Hunter' will patrol…

India to Take Part in Maritime Drill in South China Sea

May 02, 2016

India will join US and Japan conduct joint naval exercises in the northern waters of the Philippine Sea, an area close to the East and South China Seas where Beijing is locked in an increasingly tense standoff with other countries. The…

Turkish LPD Comes into Effect

May 02, 2016

Turkey has launched the building phase of its amphibious landing platform dock (LPD) warship for the Turkish Naval Forces with a ceremony on April 30, says Hurriyet. Last year, the Turkish government announced it signed a nearly $ 1 billion…

France's DCNS Wins $40 bln Australian Submarine Contract

Apr 26, 2016

France's state-owned naval contractor DCNS Group has won a A$50bn ($40 billion) contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian Navy, beating bids from Japan and Germany. Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister, announced that DCNS…

India Test-fires N-Capable K-4 Missile from Arihant Submarine

Apr 14, 2016

India has successfully tested its most ambitious weapon system - a long range submarine-launched ballistic missile, codenamed K-4, from submarine INS Arihant. The nuclear-capable missile can strike targets up to 3,500 kilometres away. The…

Norway Shortlists DCNS, ThyssenKrupp for New Subs

Apr 12, 2016

Norway's Defence Minister Ine Eriksen Søreide of the Conservative Party made it clear that there would be no submarine deal with Sweden, according to the Norwegian newspaper Verdens Gang.  Instead, Norwegian defense officials have narrowed…

South Korea Launches New Stealth Sub

Apr 07, 2016

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) launched the Republic of Korea Navy’s (ROKN) seventh Son Won II-class (Type 214) diesel-electric air-independent propulsion submarine on April 5.  The launching ceremony of the Son Won-II-class (also referred…

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