Subscribe free to our newsletters via your
News About Ships and Submarines
April 25, 2016
Race for $39 bn Australian submarine contract hots up
Sydney (AFP) April 22, 2016
The international race between France, Germany and Japan to win a US$39-billion-dollar contract to build new submarines for Australia is reaching a climax with reports a decision could come next week and that Tokyo is all but out. The Australian cabinet's National Security Committee met this week to weigh up the options from France's shipbuilder DCNS, the Australian subsidiary of Germany's ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and the Japanese government-backed consortium led by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. ... read more

.
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement
Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor

Satellite Services supplies on-board sub-systems for smallsats and microsats.
..
Milestone trials taking place for new U.S. Navy Zumwalt-class destroyer
..
UK Dangles Big Money to Attract New Nuke Chief
..
New U.S. Navy ship gets thumbs up after successful sea trials
..
Tempur-Pedic Mattress Comparison & Memory Foam Mattress Review
. .
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
India a step away from joining GPS club

AeroVironment begins production of Switchblade tactical missile upgrade

Belgium plans to provide all residents with anti radiation pills

Air Force awards GPS 3 launch services contract

India gets homegrown satellite navigation system

UN Council considers response to N.Korea missile test

Pentagon working to 'take out' Islamic State's Internet

..
Indian navy goes nuclear as first nuke sub undergoes sea tests
Arihant, India's first armed nuclear submarine is currently undergoing sea trials, according to a top naval official. India's first indigenous armed nuclear submarine, INS Arihant, is undergoi ... more
..
Australia's sixth ANZAC-class frigate modernized
The sixth of eight ANZAC-class frigates of the Royal Australian Navy has been undocked by BAE Systems Australia after major modernization work. ... more
..
U.S. orders Archerfish counter-mine system
BAE Systems in Britain is to build and deliver Archerfish mine neutralizers to the U.S. Navy as well as fiber-optic communication spools for them. ... more
..
U.S. Navy funds Raytheon's next-gen jammer for $1 billion
Raytheon has been awarded $1 billion to continue development of a next-generation electronic jamming pod for the U.S. Navy, the Defense Department announced this week. ... more
..
France to deliver Mistral carriers to Egypt this summer
France plans to deliver two new Mistral helicopter carriers to the Egyptian navy by this summer, according to officials in Cairo. ... more
..
Jamming system for U.S. Navy enters next phase of development
A new electronic jamming device for U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler aircraft has won Department of Defense approval for Engineering & Manufacturing Development. ... more
..
DCNS, ThyssenKrupp shortlisted for new Norwegian submarine
Norwegian defense officials have narrowed down their search to French and German maritime defense firms to replace Norway's Ula-class attack submarine fleet. ... more
..
U.S., Philippine forces test-fire HIMARS during drills
The M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, was test-fired in the Philippines for the first time as part of a large-scale joint military exercise in the Pacific island nation. ... more
Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
..
Japan orders amphibious assault vehicles
Japan's Ministry of Defense has contracted BAE Systems to supply it with 30 amphibious assault vehicles, or AAVs. ... more
..
DARPA Director to Christen ACTUV Prototype Vessel
DARPA today is holding a christening ceremony for the technology demonstration vessel it has developed and built through the Agency's Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (A ... more
..
South Korea launches guided-missile submarine
South Korea's Navy has launched a new Type 214-class attack submarine built by Hyundai Heavy Industries. ... more
..
U.S. Navy's new unmanned sub-hunter to hit the seas this month
The U.S. Navy's newest sub-hunting maritime drone successfully completed preliminary speed and maneuverability testing in preparation for its christening into the fleet this month. ... more
..
Bulgaria approves $1.4 billion for new warships, fighters
Bulgarian lawmakers have given the country's defense ministry the green light to proceed on a $1.4 billion dollar effort to revitalize the country's aging air and naval assets. ... more
..
Navy fully funds new Arleigh Burke-class destroyer
U.S. Navy funding for the planning and construction of an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer has been awarded to General Dynamics Bath Iron Works. ... more
..
Navy exercises contract option for another LCS
A Lockheed Martin-led team has been contracted by the U.S. Navy to build the 13th Freedom-class littoral combat ship. ... more
..
MBDA, Qatar sign MOU for coastal defense system
Europe's MBDA has signed a memorandum of understanding to provide the Qatar Emiri Naval Force with a coastal defense system. ... more
Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Physicists detect the enigmatic spin momentum of light

University of Illinois researchers create 1-step graphene patterning method

Atomic magnets using hydrogen and graphene

Researchers create artificial protein to control assembly of buckyballs

India's Mainland to Host Next Hub of Nuclear Plants

Ancient glass-glued walls studied for nuke waste solutions

Adding some salt to the recipe for energy storage materials

..
Philippines buys anti-submarine warfare helicopters
The Philippine Navy is procuring two AgustaWestland AW159 helicopters configured to anti-submarine and surface warfare roles. ... more
..
Philippines mulls submarines as China row simmers: Aquino
The Philippines may invest in its first-ever submarine fleet to help protect its territory in the disputed South China Sea, President Benigno Aquino said Wednesday. ... more
..
Indian Navy orders submarine rescue systems
The Indian Navy has given Britain-headquartered James Fisher Defense a $252.3 million contract to provide and support a submarine rescue capability. ... more
..
BAE Systems to continue developing anti-submarine ship
BAE Systems is to continue developing the Type 26 Global Combat Ship for the Royal Navy under a new contract from Britain's Ministry of Defense. ... more
..
Two Russian Advanced Nuclear Submarines to Be Laid Down in 2016
A total of eight Borey-class submarines are planned to join the Russian Navy by 2020 to be the backbone of Russia's marine nuclear forces. The first three have been launched, and another three are c ... more
..
Russia Begins Underwater Robot Construction for Fifth-Generation Submarines
Two Russian design bureaus began developing unmanned underwater vehicles for deployment by fifth-generation submarines, an official representative of the United Shipbuilding Corporation told RIA Nov ... more
..
Silent Hunter: Russia's Akula Subs Upgraded With Kalibr Cruise Missiles
Russia plans to upgrade its Project 971 nuclear submarines with Kalibr cruise missiles, Rear Admiral Viktor Kochemazov said in a radio interview on Saturday. "The Kalibr cruise missile is a hi ... more
..
Nuclear sub HMS Artful commissioned by Britain's Royal Navy
Britain's Royal Navy has commissioned HMS Artful, the third of six Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarines ordered from BAE Systems. ... more
The contents herein, unless otherwise known to be public domain, are Copyright 1995-2015 - SpaceDaily. AFP and UPI Wire Stories are copyright Agence France-Presse and United Press International. ESA Portal Reports are copyright European Space Agency. All NASA sourced material is public domain. Additional copyrights may apply in whole or part to other bona fide parties. Advertising does not imply endorsement, agreement or approval of any opinions, statements or information provided by SpaceDaily on any web page published or hosted by SpaceDaily. Privacy statement
Free Newsletters - Space News - Defense Alert - Environment Report - Energy Monitor
Buy Advertising Media Advertising Kit Editorial & Other Enquiries Privacy statement