S-Cube the Sonar of Choice for New Submarines

By Richard Sterk, Defense Electronics Analyst, Forecast International. The older generation Eledone (technology- based) sonars such as the TSM-2233 are being phased out by newer sonars like the S-Cube and …

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Dolphins in Trouble

by Stuart Slade, Senior Naval Systems Analyst, Forecast International. With the original group of Dolphin-class submarines designed to have a hull life of 30 years and a design initiation-to-commissioning cycle …

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Western Sanctions Impact Russian Frigate Sale to India

by Derek Bisaccio, Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. Russia is moving forward with export plans for two of its Admiral Grigorovich class frigates (Project 11356M). Under an agreement inked last year, Moscow …

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India Launches Second Scorpene Submarine, but Capacity Pressures Still Haunt Navy

by Dan Darling, International Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. With India’s submarine capacity dwindling, small rays of sunshine are beginning to appear in the distance. The launching on January 12 …

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Was the LHA-6 a Good Idea?

by Stuart Slade, Senior Naval Systems Analyst, Forecast International. Replacing the five original LHAs was an urgent requirement; the ships were old, had been worked hard, and had reached the …

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