Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

Chinese first home-built aircraft carrier to start its first sea trials in autumn

China’s first homegrown aircraft carrier is very likely to start its first sea trials in autumn, as its manufacturer announced that it will present key achievements as a tribute to the 19th National Congress...

Lockheed Martin-led team successfully completed Builder’s trials for USS Little Rock’s (LCS 9)

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team successfully completed the future USS Little Rock's (LCS 9) Builder's Trials on Aug. 17. The ship's sea trials were completed in Lake Michigan after a successful set of demonstrations which saw the...

U.S. Air Force seeking replacement for Minuteman III ICBM

Boeing will develop its preliminary design for America’s next intercontinental ballistic missile through a $349 million U.S. Air Force contract announced today. Boeing and Northrop Grumman each received risk-reduction contracts for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent program,...

Russia’s nuclear submarine successfully fires KALIBR cruise missile

The Severodvinsk multidimensional nuclear submarine of the Northern Fleet has fired the Kalibr sea-based cruise missile. According to the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, the submarine crew performed the firing from submerged position at a...

Royal Canadian Navy taps Thales for in-service support for up to 35 years

The Government of Canada has awarded Thales In-Service Support (ISS), refit, repair, maintenance and training to both Arctic and Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) and Joint Support Ships (JSS). Known as AJISS, the contract includes an...

Britain’s future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth makes debut in Portsmouth

Greeted by thousands of people lining the Portsmouth seafront, the 65,000-tonne carrier was met with the warmest of welcomes as she arrived in her home port this morning. Sailors lined the flight deck of the...

Taiwan unveils model of new submarine at TADTE 2017

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense has showcased a model of a new submarine for the Republic of China Navy (RoCN). The Indigenous Defense Submarine was unveiled during the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE 2017). The IDS...

UK’s Ministry of Defence orders over 30 workboats from Atlas Elektronik

BMT Asset Performance Ltd and BMT Defence Services Ltd, subsidiaries of BMT Group (BMT), are pleased to be members of the Atlas Elektronik UK (AEUK) team, who has today announced that it has been...