A side view of a Scorpene submarine of the Chilean Navy. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
There was a lot of talk about the
Philippine Navy (PN) finally getting Submarines last year (2018), but it sort of died out for awhile, then started up again recently around the middle of July 2019 when the Department of National Defense (DND) said they will be going to France to look at Submarines.
More than a week later, Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana confirmed that they are looking to possibly acquire the
Submarines made by France, Scorpene so time to put it under the Microscope. This is the first of two blogs I made about the submarine.
Continue reading Scorpene class Submarines for the Philippine Navy? – Part One
Side view of a Scorpene submarine of the Royal Malaysian Navy that is out of the water. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
This is the second and last of two blogs I made about the
submarines for the Scorpene class Philippine Navy (PN). You can access the first one here: . Scorpene class Submarines for the Philippine Navy? – Part One
To continue, based on its characteristics and features, the Scorpene 1000 (S1k) seems to be a combination of the Naval Group’s previous , CA-2000 and SMX-23 Coastal Submarine designs. Andrasta
Continue reading Scorpene class Submarines for the Philippine Navy? – Part Two