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  • New Sa'ar 6 Underway Trials
    New Sa'ar 6 Underway Trials 12 March 2020
    Waters do not cool in the Eastern Mediterranean. New ships will be added to the region where the navy platform density is one of the highest in history, has been intense. The first Sa'ar 6 class corvette built for the Israeli Navy began maritime trials. The platform, which is considered to be INS Magen, was seen by ship spotters during the test run in Kiel. The ships built in Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems facilities have a hull structure that reduces the radar cross sect...
  • ASELSAN Sign on Radar Absorbent Material
    ASELSAN Sign on Radar Absorbent Material 29 January 2020
    ASELSAN, which carries out the development activities of high importance systems under the New Type Submarine Project, has completed factory acceptance tests of a critical product. Thanks to the component that the company designed and developed with its own capabilities, the detection of Reis Class (Type 214) submarines will become more difficult. According to the news published by Anadolu Agency, factory acceptance tests of composite radar absorbent material pro...
  • Tender for Indian Submarine
    Tender for Indian Submarine 22 January 2020
    Having serious problems in the maintenance of vehicles and heavily damaged the nuclear submarine in 2018 with the hatch left open, India announced the short list in its tender for the procurement of air-independent propulsion submarines. The Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has announced shortlisted companies as part of its nuclear submarine procurement program. L&T company and Mazagon Docks Ltd. (MDL) are took place on the list. As part of the 7 billion USD te...
  • Indigenous Submarine Project Started
    Indigenous Submarine Project Started 15 October 2019
    The Indigenous Submarine (MİLDEN) project, which constitutes the second stage of the Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) submarines of the Turkish Navy, has officially started. Speaking at the Ninth Naval Systems Seminar, Deputy General Director of Shipyards of the Ministry of National Defence, Rear Admiral Mehmet Sarı, made a presentation about the MİLDEN Project. According to Sarı's statement, the first cadres were appointed, and the first appointments were made. Aft...
  • Type 218SG Launched
    Type 218SG Launched 20 February 2019
    The first submarine of Singapore has ordered and which has been developed in line with the needs of this country has been launched. Singapore Minister of Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen attended the ceremony at the ThyssenKrupp Shipyard's facilities in Kiel. Defence Minister's wife, the Chief of the German Navy and the Singapore Navy Commander participated in the ceremony, Type 218SG’s class name in the Singapore Navy was announced. Submarines, will be called Invincible Class, w...
  • Additional Braunschweig for Bundeswehr 25 September 2018
    Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-service Support (BAAINBw)has decided to acquire a new procurement. Within the framework of this decision, Germany will build five additional Braunschweig (K 130) Corvettes. Bundesmarine awarded the ARGE K130 Consortium of Lürssen Werft, ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems and the Naval Shipyard for the construction. Lürssen Werft company inked an agreement in the past months with NOSKE-KAESER Maritime Solutions for heati...
  • ARES And Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Sign Cooperation Agreement
    ARES And Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems Sign Cooperation Agreement 12 September 2018
    Antalya based ARES Shipyard and German Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems joined forces for prospective international programs with a long-term partnership agreement. ARES announced the cooperation from company's LinkedIn account.
  • STM competes for Brazilian CCT
    STM competes for Brazilian CCT 25 June 2018
    STM announced from its twitter account that the company has signed an MoU with Brasfels Shipyard, Brazil to bid on the Brazilian Navy's Tamandaré-class Corvette (CCT) Project. STM and Brasfels Shipyard will be competing against nine contenders. CCT for Brasil is a variant of the MILGEM Ada Class Corvette. The Navy received on June 18th, nine commercial proposals from companies interested in building the CCT project. According to the Brazilian naval force, the proposals wi...
  • STM Completed Production of LOX Tank for Future Sub
    STM Completed Production of LOX Tank for Future Sub 22 May 2018
    A new milestone has been reached in the frame of ongoing activities under a contract signed between STM and Thyssenkrupp in 2009.  STM has successfully completed the production of one of the main elements of the air-independent propulsion system, LOX (Liquid Oxygen) Tank, of the third New Type Submarine TCG Muratreis submarine, one of six platforms currently under construction at Gölcük Shipyard.
  • ThyssenKrupp Barred From Bidding
    ThyssenKrupp Barred From Bidding 2 March 2018
    ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has been barred from bidding to build Germany's next generation of battleships, Handelsblatt reported on 2 March.  The decision was disclosed in a notice sent to the firm’s shipyards by the ministry’s purchasing agency. The letter said the government did not trust ThyssenKrupp and its partner, Lürrsen shipyards, to build the new Multi-role Combat Ship 180 (MKS 180 for short), which is designed to operate anywhere in the...
  • Third Frigate Takes to the Sea
    Third Frigate Takes to the Sea 23 February 2018
    The third F125 class frigate, the “Sachsen-Anhalt”, has taken to the sea for the first time on 22 February, ThyssenKrupp announced. Following the “Baden-Württemberg” and the “Nordrhein-Westfalen”, the “Sachsen-Anhalt” is now the third of the F125 class frigates to take to the open seas.  The ship’s technical systems and equipment, including its propulsion system,  maneuvering behaviour and technical ...
  • German-Norwegian Partnership For Submarines
    German-Norwegian Partnership For Submarines 4 January 2018
    Kongsberg and thyssenkrupp established a 50/50 joint venture named 'kta Naval Systems' which will develop, produce and maintain combat systems as an exclusive supplier for submarines from thyssenkrupp Marine Systems. kta naval systems is operated through headquarters in Kongsberg, Norway and a branch office in Bremen, Germany. With the new joint venture, the companies will be in a position to offer the full range of services for conventional submarines includi...
  • Berlin, Approved Submarine Sales to Israel
    Berlin, Approved Submarine Sales to Israel 24 October 2017
    According to media reports in Israel and Germany at the end of last week, the German government signed a MoU for a €1.5 billion deal between Israel and ThyssenKrupp for the supply three new submarines capable of launching nuclear weapons to the Israeli Navy.  Negotiations on the sale had been frozen for three months due to concern in Berlin over a related corruption investigation in Israel. A statement by the Prime Minister's Office said, "The ...
  • Singapore Raised Order to Four Platforms
    Singapore Raised Order to Four Platforms 16 May 2017
    Singapore Ministry of Defence announced on 16 May, during the IMDEX 2017 exhibition that the country will purchase two more air-independent propulsion (AIP)-equipped Type 218SG diesel-electric submarines under a contract signed with ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS). Together with two other submarines of the same class that were ordered previously and expected to be delivered in 2021 and 2022, the platforms will complement each other in maintenance, logistics and operatio...
  • German-build Sub Arrived Alexandria
    German-build Sub Arrived Alexandria 20 April 2017
    Egypt's first of four German-built Type-209/1400 Dolphin-class diesel-electric submarine 'S41' has arrived to port of Alexandria to join the country’s navy yesterday. The submarine launched in Kiel, Germany, in December 2015 was constructed by German Howaldtswerke-Deutsche Werft AG (HDW), part of the ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems.  Egypt initially contracted for two of the submarines in 2011 and contracted for two more in 2014.
  • Nordrhein-Westfalen Passed First Test
    Nordrhein-Westfalen Passed First Test 22 February 2017
    Germany announced on 21 February that the FGS Nordrhein-Westfalen frigate (Baden-Württemberg/F125/Type 125 class) successfully completed the first sea test. FGS Nordrhein-Westfalen which tested maneuverability and integrated marine systems took place from 27 January to 4 February, is the second of four Type 125 class frigate newly built for the German Navy. The frigate which was launched in Hamburg on April 2015, built the ARGE F125 consortium, consisting of ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems a...
  • German Navy Requirements Increased
    German Navy Requirements Increased 14 February 2017
    Germany has decided to increase its order for the multi-role war ship Mehrzweckkampfschiff 180 (MKS 180). The first supplying plan was about to build four ship and then decide to build two more gship by 2030. In October 2016, the German Defense Ministry announced that it was postponing the  supplying plan for to ensure high quality standards. In the process, it was decided to revise the contract in such a way as to cover the construction of six ships. The final agreement is expected to b...
  • Two Submarines in a Single Ceremony
    Two Submarines in a Single Ceremony 15 December 2016
    Egypt named its second HDW Class 209/1400mod submarine “S42” during a ceremony held at the Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems shipyard in Kiel on 13 December. Named in December 2015, the first submarine of the same class, “S41” was also officially handed over to Egyptian Navy during the same event. Egypt has an order of four diesel-electric HDW Class 209/1400mod submarines, under contracts signed in 2011 and 2014.
  • Algeria to conduct final test for Umkhonto air defence in 2017
    Algeria to conduct final test for Umkhonto air defence in 2017 3 December 2016
    According to South African Defence Company Denel’s press release, The delivery of Denel’s Umkhonto surface-to-air missile to Algerian navy has reached an advanced stage with extensive testing scheduled to take place in early 2017.  The Denel statement did not name Algeria as the operator of the frigates, but described the two vessels that Germany's ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems has built for the North African country at its shipyard in Kiel. The MEKO A200AN belong...
  • Portugal Overhauls Attack Subs
    Portugal Overhauls Attack Subs 20 October 2016
    Portuguese Navy awarded Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) a contract to overhaul service’s two Tridente class attack submarines. The contract worth is €47,99 million. NRP Tridente, will undergo maintenance work in Germany between 2016-2018 while NRP Arpão is to be refitted in Portugal between 2018-2020. A system upgrade is planned between 2022-2025 for both vessels, with an estimated cost of €106,12 million. 
  • Algeria commissions first MEKO A-200 frigate 27 April 2016
    Algeria commissioned first MEKO A-200 frigate on 21 April. Built at the German Naval Yards by ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) in Kiel, Erradii is the first of two MEKO A-200 frigates being built for Algeria. 
  • Norway in search for submarine partner 8 April 2016
    The Norwegian Ministry of Defence has concluded that the French company Direction des Constructions Navales Services (DCNS) and the German company ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) are the strongest candidates if Norway decides to procure new submarines. Based on economic, industrial and military assessments, The Ministry of Defence has decided to focus our future efforts towards these two companies and their respective national authorities. Norway’s six Ula-class submarines, commissioned...