On April 9, 2020, “S43”, the third of four HDW Class 209/1400mod submarines was officially handed over by thyssenkrupp Marine Systems to the Navy of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Tag Archives : Submarine
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.
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.
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.
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
Borei-A-class SSBN of project 955A will operate in the Far East. Five out of eight submarines will serve in the Pacific fleet. The Russian Navy is restoring the Far Eastern nuclear arsenal which was nearly lost thirty years ago.
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 Mar 2020
Russia is currently building fourth-generation submarines and designing fifth-generation U-boats. Little is known about the new submarines, but it is clear they will eliminate problems encountered by modern nuclear submarines, online Gazeta.ru publication writes.
16 Mar 2020
Navantia has participated in the "Underwater Defence & Security 2020" Conference, organized by Defence Leaders, that took place in Southampton, in London from 3-5 March.