The U.S. Navy's four Ohio Class SSGNs may soon receive new hypersonic missiles which could transform their capabilities. H I Sutton explains why.
Tag Archives : SSGN
18 Jun 2020
The Kazan Yasen-M-class SSGN of project 885M is preparing for acceptance trials set to start this autumn. It is the first Project 885M submarine, an improved version of the Severodvinsk (Yasen-class).
10 Jun 2020
The Northern fleet of the Russian Navy is preparing to accept the Arkhangelsk (K-564), the fourth Yasen-M-class SSGN of project 885M. The commander will be appointed by the end of the year and the crew formed. The submarine is to join a division of the Northern fleet.
08 Apr 2020
The Kazan Yasen-M-class SSGN of project 885M has several differences from the Severodvinsk lead submarine of project 885. It is shorter and has a sharper bow, while the number of torpedo launchers decreased.
03 Apr 2020
Sources in the Defense Ministry said the final SSGN deployment plan had been approved. Five submarines will serve in Russia's Northern fleet, including the first of the Yasen-M class SSGN.
23 Feb 2020
The Laika class submarine follows on from the Pr.885/885M Severodvinsk Class cruise missile submarines. But it is not a straightforward successor. It was first revealed in the background of a media report on a Russian defense exhibition in December. Although it has not been officially confirmed the new design is likely to be the next generation Russian attack submarine project known as Husky.
03 Jan 2020
Sevmash Shipyard held a ceremony to float the Novosibirsk K-573 first serial SSGN of Yasen-M-class project 885M on December 25, 2019.
19 Aug 2019
USS Ohio (SSGN 726) completed its maintenance availability at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate ...
29 Jul 2019
U.S. Navy cruise missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) docked on July 10 to begin a 17-month Extended Refit Period which will end in 2020.
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).