Subsea Defense

Russian Spy Ship near US Nuke Submarine Bases

 Fox News and the Washington Free Beacon reported the presence of a  top Russian spy ship off the coast of Kings Bay, Georgia and is capable of cutting undersea cables.

HII Wins $109.4mln U.S. Navy Contract

 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,

Taiwan Eyes Budget for New Submarines

 Taiwan’s defense ministry seeks financing to expand the country’s submarine fleet, reports Reuters quoting local media reports.   The government has allocated $92.

Chinese Ships Spotted off Alaska

 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.

Japanese Sub Pitch puts off Australian Firms

Japan had been seen as frontrunner for Australian submarine deal, but Australian defence firms unhappy after talks with Japan. A Japanese consortium eyeing a A$50 billion ($35.

Britain Pumps GBP500mln into Scottish Naval Base

 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.

Russian-Chinese Naval Drills End

 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

US Plans More Maritime Drills in Asia

 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,

US Navy Sub Completes Arctic Deployment

Fast-attack submarine USS Seawolf (SSN 21) returned to its homeport of Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton August 21, following a six-month Arctic deployment during which

Japan Woos Australia in bid for Sub Deal

Japanese delegation tries to make case for submarine contract. Japan's effort to charm Australian politicians and the public over its bid for a A$50 billion ($35.

Aussie-Indian Submarine Drill, China Cautious

 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

Is Taiwan in Market for Submarines?

 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,

HSL in Pact with Hyundai to Build Fleet Support Ships?

 Hindustan Shipyard Ltd., the largest shipbuilding enterprise under Indian Ministry of Defence, and world’s premier shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) are

North Korean Subs Have Left Their Bases

 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

Incat Crowther's Vessel for Great Barrier Reef Tour

  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

UK's Newest Submarine Arrives on the Clyde

Artful, the third of the U.K. Royal Navy’s new Astute Class attack submarines, has arrived at her Scottish base port from where she will carry out sea trials before entering service later this year,

Putin's Submarine Ride in Black Sea

Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a high-profile dive to the bottom of the Black Sea to explore an ancient shipwreck off Crimea in a submersible, in a

HII Awarded US Navy Sub Maintenance Work

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $57.8 million contract to perform planning in

Moroccan to Acquire Submarine from Moscow

 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.

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

 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.

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