Abengoa has inked a contract with Navantia to supply its AIP system to the future S80 Plus submarines of the Spanish Navy. Abengoa’s solution was selected in Feb. 2020 by the General Directorate of Armament and Material of the Spanish MoD. The Spanish company stated that its AIP system will allow the S80 Plus to operate for up to 3 weeks without surfacing.
Tag Archives : S80
16 Mar 2020
Navantia has participated in the "Underwater Defence & Security 2020" Conference, organized by Defence Leaders, that took place in Southampton, in London from 3-5 March.
09 Mar 2020
Spanish shipbuilder Navantia announced it has successfully completed the development of the Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system for the S80 submarine program at the end of February.
19 Dec 2019
Navantia has finalized on December 18, in the Cartagena facilities, the closure of the resistant hull of the S-81 ‘Isaac Peral’ submarine for the Spanish Navy, after the union of the last section of the ship.
25 Sep 2019
Acting Spanish Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, visited Navantia's Cartagena shipyard this week, where she has been shown the current progress of the S80 submarine program, a priority to meet the needs of Spain's national defense strategy.
18 Feb 2019
According to Navantia, its proposal for the Walrus Replacement Program provides a low risk solution with high involvement of the Dutch industry