Naval

Australia Cancels French Submarine Deal in Favour of US

Following of the formal declaration of the Australia-US-UK defence agreement, Australia has cancelled its procurement plan for twelve conventional submarines from French Naval Group in favour of nuclear-powered submarines from the United States and United Kingdom.   [newslist] On the 15th of September, American President Joe Biden announced a new working group with the United…
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Hensoldt and Saab to Modernise German Frigates

The German government has signed a contract with Hensoldt Sensors to replace the Sachsen-class’ (F124) radar. Last month, a contract was signed with Saab to modernise the radar and fire control systems of its predecessor class, the Brandenburg (F123). [newslist]   On the 23rd of August, the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology…
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The Arctic and Russia’s Nuclear-Powered Icebreakers

Russian transpolar territories are a strategic maritime artery connecting Europe and Asia, a vital route to the northern cities, and a reservoir of treasures both already discovered and only predicted by geologists.   It is a front ready to counter strategic bombers flying across the Pole or missiles launched from the waters of the Arctic Ocean.…
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Germany to Acquire New Naval Vessels Amidst Large Release of Defence Funding

In its session on 23 June, the Budget Committee of the German Parliament released funds for proposals with a total volume of around 19 billion euros. Notably, Germany will purchase two submarines, three intelligence vessels, two tankers and has approved additional funds for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS) and the Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle…
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10th International Maritime Defence Show IMDS-2021

The tenth International Maritime Defence Show (IMDS-2021) will be held from 23 to 27 June 2021 in St. Petersburg. The Organizer of IMDS -2021 is the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. The Exhibition Operator is Morskoy Salon LLC. [newslist] The Show is held in cooperation with the Ministry of Defence of…
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Admiral Kuznetsov to get new Radio-Technical Equipment

Admiral Kuznetsov heavy aircraft carrier is expected to receive the latest partially-tested automated system of short-range navigation and control of deck-based aircraft’s flights, approaching and landing operations while it undergoes repairs. This was reported by TASS state news agency citing a source in the domestic defense industry.  Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "In the course…
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Kazan Missile-Carrying Submarine Joins Russian Navy

The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation officially announced that the fourth-generation Kazan nuclear-powered submarine (project Yasen-M) has joined the Russian Navy.  Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. A special ceremony was held at the Sevmash shipyard in Severodvinsk (Arkhangelsk region) on Friday. St. Andrew’s Flag was handed to the submarine’s commander during the…
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Magadan Submarine for the Pacific Fleet Launched

Admiralty Shipyards, a subsidiary of United Shipbuilding Corporation, has launched project 636.3 "Magadan" diesel-electric submarine for the Pacific Fleet. The launching ceremony took place on 26 March in Saint Petersburg. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. The series of Project 636.3 underwater combatants for the Pacific Fleet comprises three ships, namely, ‘Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy’ (the submarine…
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Russia and China: Prospects for Cooperation in the Field of Shipbuilding

The international online conference "Russia and China: Prospects for Cooperation in theField of Shipbuilding" will be held on 9 April, from 11.00 to 14.00 (Moscow time).   Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News.   2021 is declared the year of scientific, technical, and innovative cooperation between Russia and China, and in order to strengthen the…
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Three Nuclear Submarines to Join Russian Navy in 2021

By the end of 2021, the Russian Navy is receiving Knyaz Oleg, a Project Borei-A strategic missile-carrying underwater cruiser, and the Kazan and Novosibirsk Yasen-class nuclear-powered underwater cruisers. This was stated by the Navy Commander-in-Chief Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov today. Follow New Defence Order. Strategy on Google News. "By the end of this year, the Russian Navy will…
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