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.
Tag Archives : SSBN
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.
27 May 2019
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) hosted a ceremonial first-cut-of-steel event today at its Newport News Shipbuilding division to mark the start of advance construction for the Columbia-class submarine program, the US shipyard said on May 23, 2019.
22 Apr 2019
The Russian MoD is considering the procurement of two "Borei-K" nulcear-powered cruise missile submarines (SSGN). The design would be based on the Borei-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN).
26 Feb 2019
UK's Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced on February 25 that the third Dreadnought-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) of the Royal Navy will be named 'HMS Warspite'.