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Egypt’s third Type 209 submarine arrives home

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The Egyptian Navy’s third Type 209/1400mod submarine arrived in Egypt on 5 May after sailing from ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems’ (TKMS’s) yard in Germany. The vessel,...

Germany approves delivery of submarine to Egypt

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The German government has allowed ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) to deliver a submarine to Egypt. TKMS has so far delivered three Type 209/1400mod class...

Narco-submarine a first for Europe

The discovery of a submarine carrying 3.3 tons of cocaine off Spain marks a “historic” turning point in the battle against drug trafficking,...

Suspected drug sub intercepted off Spain

Spanish police intercepted a submarine apparently transporting drugs in off Galicia, a source with the central government delegation to the region told Reuters. “Early...

SA Navy in danger of losing frigate and submarine capabilities due...

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The South African Navy over the coming years risks losing its frigate and submarine capabilities if the current state of funding continues. This is according...

Egypt receives third Type 209 submarine from Germany

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ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) has launched the third of four Type 209/1400mod class submarines for the Egyptian Navy at a ceremony in Kiel, Germany. As...

Australia signs $50 billion submarine contract with France after two-year squabble

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Australia signed a production contract with French shipbuilder Naval Group on Monday for a fleet of 12 new submarines, worth A$50 billion (27.41 billion...

Algeria commissions two Kilo class submarines

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The Algerian Navy has commissioned into service two new Kilo class submarines delivered from Russia, the Ouarsenis and Hoggar. The vessels were commissioned on 9...

Submarine crack detection technology now applied to rail lines

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The synergy between military and civilian applications has again been shown with the Institute for Maritime Technology's (IMT) ultrasonic broken rail detector...

Algerian Navy getting ready to receive another Kilo class sub

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The Algerian Navy will soon receive a fifth Kilo class submarine from Russia, as the vessel was completed in St Petersburg earlier...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...