UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) contracts of over £2 billion have been awarded to begin the third major phase of the Dreadnought submarine nuclear deterrent programme.
Tag Archives : SSBN
02 Feb 2022
The Knyaz Oleg (Borei-A-class) nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) of project 955A arrived to the Northern fleet naval base of the Russian Navy, Sevmash Shipyard said.
27 Dec 2021
The "Generalissimo Suvorov" is the third Borei-A class (Project 955A) nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN). It left the slipway of Sevmash Shipyard on 25 December 2021 the enterprise said.
22 Oct 2021
The Knyaz Oleg Borey-A-class SSBN of project 955A has successfully launched a Bulava intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM)...
19 Sep 2021
The U.S. Navy conducted a scheduled, two-missile test flight of unarmed life-extended Trident II (D5LE) missiles from USS Wyoming (SSBN-742)...
23 Aug 2021
Russian President Vladimir Putin today participated via video conference in a keel laying ceremony of four submarines (two SSBN and two SSK) and two corvettes for the Russian Navy according to press release published by the Kremlin.
02 Aug 2021
Northrop Grumman Corporation is continuing production of Launcher Subsystem hardware in support of the Columbia and Dreadnought common missile compartment (CMC) program. The company was awarded an additional $69 million not to exceed contract modification in support of the program in March of this year.
30 Jun 2021
Following the announcement of the launch of the construction of four third-generation nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SNLE 3G in French) on February, Naval Group has signed several design and procurement contracts for the next generation SSBNs of the French Navy.
31 May 2021
The Knyaz Oleg Borey-A-class SSBN of project 955A began its first test sortie on May 30, a defense industry source told TASS.
24 Apr 2021
In a what is likely a first ever, China's today commissioned three major vessels into the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN or Chinese Navy) fleet: A Type 055 Destroyer (NATO designation: Renhai-class cruiser), a Type 075 LHD (NATO designation: Yushen-class) and a Type 094 SSBN (NATO Designation: Jin-class).