Subsea Defense

Seatronics ROV Activates P.A.N. Disrupter Subsea

Seatronics, an Acteon company, informs it has triggered a Percussion Actuated Non-electric (P.A.N.) disrupter subsea, with its Predator Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV),

New Facility for Virginia-Class Submarine Sailors at Newport News Shipbuilding

 Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced today that its Newport News Shipbuilding division has opened a new facility that provides workspace for the crews

Hunt for Russian Submarine near Scotland

 The British, French and Canadians are searching the seas off Scotland for a Russian submarine detected off the northern coast 10 days ago, reports the Australian.

2G Robotics Delivers to Oceaneering

2G Robotics delivered two deep-rated ULS-500 subsea laser systems to Oceaneering International, Inc.'s business unit, Oceaneering Survey Services (C&C Technologies),

Merkel Backs German Bid to Build Australian Submarine Fleet

Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced her government's support on Friday for a German arms manufacturer's bid to win a $35.7 billion (A$50 billion) contract from Australia

Teledyne Marine: Joint Technology Workshop a Success

Teledyne Marine announce that the group has successfully hosted its first combined users’ conference, the Teledyne Marine Technology Workshop (TMTW), October 4-7, 2015 in San Diego, Calif.

Tropical Storm Kate Halts El Faro Salvage Operation

Salvage operations for the sunken cargo ship El Faro were suspended on Friday due to Tropical Storm Kate, which moved through the Bahamas with winds of 45 miles (75 km) per hour, U.

Chinese Naval Ships Dock in US

 Three Chinese naval vessels have arrived at a US Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville,  in the US state of Florida, reports Xinhua.   The "goodwill" visit will

IDF's First-Ever Submarine Rescue Exercise

 Israeli navy (IDF) holds special exercises with their Italian counterparts in order to perfect joint methods for rescuing the crew of a sunken submarine, reports Ynet.

Kraken Awarded $1.5 Mln Defense Deal

Kraken Sonar Inc. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc. has received a $1.5 million contract from an undisclosed major international

India's BrahMos Missile Test-Fired From New Naval Ship

 The world's fastest cruise missile - Supersonic cruise missile BrahMos - successfully hit decommissioned target ship 'Alleppey' located at a distance covering

U.S. Worries about Russian Ships near Critical Undersea Cables

 Russian submarines and spy ships are aggressively operating near the vital undersea cables that carry almost all global internet communications, raising concerns in America, reports Reuters.

GD Wins $24 mln for Submarine Planning

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $24.1 million contract modification to perform reactor-plant planning yard services for nuclear submarines

Indian Navy Still Waits to Take Call on Torpedoes

 India government’s failure to take a decision on the purchase of 98 Black Shark torpedoes worries Indian Navy as the induction of the first Scorpene submarine is less than a year away, reports DHNS.

Russian Military Muscling into the Arctic

 Russia has built a giant military base in the far northern Arctic where 150 soldiers can live autonomously for up to 18 months, AFP quotes the Defence Ministry as saying.

Lanka to Allow Chinese Subs Visit

 Sri Lanka will allow future submarine visits by China provided they are not too frequent, and will keep the neighboring India informed of the visits, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said.

Thyssen Manager to Focus on Australian Sub Deal

German industrial group ThyssenKrupp is moving one of its top managers to focus on a hotly contested $35 billion bid to build stealth submarines for Australia, it said on Thursday.

India, US, Japan Naval Drills Begins, Irks China

 India, Japan and the United States kicked off the first joint naval exercises  in the Bay of Bengal in eight years and such drills will occur each year, Indian government sources said.

Groundwork Begins on Successor Subs in UK

 Groundwork has started on the renovation of a central shipyard complex that be used for outfitting future Royal Navy Successor submarines, British Forces News said.

Michelle Obama Christens Navy's New Submarine

USS Illinois (SSN 786), the 13th submarine of the U.S. Navy’s Virginia Class, was christened Saturday at builder General Dynamics Electric Boat’s Groton shipyard.

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