The French Navy (Marine Nationale)'s first-in-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) "Suffren" is now in Brest to begin phase 2 of its sea trials: This will consist in deep water tests.
Tag Archives : SSN
03 May 2020
The French Navy's first-in-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) "Suffren" successfully completed its static dive test on April 28. The important milestone marked the start of sea trials for the Barracuda program.
18 Apr 2020
General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) Friday delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine Vermont (SSN 792) to the U.S. Navy. The future USS Vermont is the first of ten Block IV submarines.
07 Apr 2020
HMS Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute-class attack submarines being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, set sail from Barrow-in-Furness site yesterday.
06 Apr 2020
The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th Virginia-class attack submarine on April 4, 2020. It is the final Block III Virginia-class submarine, before the next wave of Block IV deliveries.
30 Mar 2020
The Vepr SSN of project 971 began running trials after an upgrade and overhaul, a defense industry source told TASS. The handover deadline to the Navy is unknown so far and will depend on test results, as a lot of new systems have been installed during the upgrade. The main one is Kalibr missiles, the Army Standard writes.
24 Mar 2020
On March 17, a French Navy Rubis-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) escorting the French Carrier Strike Group (TF 473) during the Foch mission carried out a "linkex" type exercise with an E-2C Hawkeye AEW aircraft from the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.
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.
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.
19 Dec 2019
TechnicAtome and Naval Group teams fired up the nuclear boiler of the first-of-class nuclear powered attack submarine (SSN) "Suffren" for the first time, an event known as "divergence". With this new milestone completed, the submarine is on track to start initial sea trials.