The U.S. Navy conducted a scheduled one-missile test flight of an unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missile from USS Maine (SSBN-741), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, on the Western Test Range off the coast of San Diego, California, on February 16, 2020.
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13 Feb 2020
The U.S. Navy conducted a scheduled, one-missile test flight of an unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missile from USS Maine (SSBN 741), an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine, on the Western Test Range off the coast of San Diego, California, Feb. 12.
07 Feb 2020
The U.S. Department of Defense on Feb. 4 confirmed in a statement that U.S. Navy had fielded W76-2 low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) warhead, adding that this capability would strengthen deterrence and support U.S. commitment to extended deterrence.
23 Dec 2019
The Sevmash Shipyard in Severodvinsk in north Russia is planning to deliver four nuclear-powered submarines to the Navy in 2020, Shipyard CEO Mikhail Budnichenko told TASS.
20 Nov 2019
In Part 1 of this article, we presented the DGA Techniques hydrodynamiques, its missions and the numerous programs it is involved in. In Part 2, you'll discover the impressive facilities used everyday by DGA-TH engineers.
19 Nov 2019
On October 11, the French Direction Générale de l’Armement (Directorate General of Armaments) organized a visit of its DGA Hydrodynamics centre in Val-de-Reuil, Normandy. A unique occasion to discover the astonishing facility that greatly contribute to the optimal dynamic performances and low acoustic signature of the French Navy surface ships and submarines.
31 Oct 2019
The Knyaz Vladimir Borey-A-class SSBN for the first time test fired Bulava missile in the White Sea, the Defense Ministry said.
06 Sep 2019
The U.S. Navy conducted four scheduled missile test flights of unarmed Trident II (D5) submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBM) from USS Nebraska, an Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN), off the coast of Southern California this week.
24 Jun 2019
Several imageries and eyewitness accounts indicate that China likely conducted a missile launch on 2 June. Our colleagues from East Pendulum analyze the open source information and explain why the test could have involved the country’s next-generation submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM), the JL-3.