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Maritime Security

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The Russian Navy has conducted tests of new self-contained combat module that was a combat facility of short range surface-to-air missile system Tor-M2KM on the board of frigate Admiral Grigorovich. The module Tor-M2KM of was mounted on special platform on the board of Russian newest Admiral Grigorovich guided missile frigate. The TOR-M2KM...
The new Russian Grachonok Project 21980 anti-sabotage boat with Chinese TBD620V12 diesel engines broke down during the first test. According to the fontanka.ru, the Chinese engines installed at Grachonok anti-sabotage boat (with the serial number 01221) broke at the first test. Project 21980 anti-sabotage was originally designed to receive MTU...
The unique Russian A-222 Bereg-E mobile coastal artillery systems carried out firing against targets, which imitated ships of the conditional enemy. Earlier, the crews had arrived at the range near the Cape Zheleznyy Rog on the Taman Peninsula in order to practice deploying the complexes. The A-222 Bereg is a Russian 130 mm self-propelled...
China plans to expand the People's Liberation Army Marine Corps from 20,000 to 100,000 soldiers, reported South China Morning Post on March 13th. China's military reform is progressing steadily and details of its plans will be released in due course, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) told the Global Times...
The United States Navy expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4) will make a goodwill visit to Yangon, Myanmar March 21-25 to enhance friendship and cultural exchange between U.S. service members and the people of Myanmar. The ship is transiting between mission stops in Sri Lanka and Malaysia for...
Turkish company FNSS Savunma to develop a new Zırhlı Amfibi Hücum Aracı (ZAHA) amphibious assault vehicle for use on new TCG Anadolu amphibious assault ship. According to Undersecretariat for Defence Industries of Turkey's Ministry of National Defence, Turkey has awarded a contract to FNSS Savunma to build 23 amphibious armored assault vehicles, 2...
Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka March 2 for a visit as part of its Indo-Asia-Pacific patrol. The visit strengthens the already positive alliance between the U.S. and Japan through the crew's interaction with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. It also demonstrates...
Following a port visit in Muara, Brunei, and routine operations in the Sulu Sea and South China Sea, littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) pulled pier side at Changi Naval Base in Singapore, Feb. 25. After completing the four-day port visit in Brunei, Coronado conducted a passing exercise and...

New anti-submarine helicopters for Philippine Navy to be armed with Israeli-made...

The  Israeli-made Spike NLOS (non-line-of-sight) missiles will be used on the new AugustaWestland AW159 Wildcat helicopters of Philippine Navy. The Spike NLOS (non-line-of-sight) missiles will be...
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Russia’s Navy tests Tor-M2KM air defense system on board of frigate...

The Russian Navy has conducted tests of new self-contained combat module that was a combat facility of short range surface-to-air missile system Tor-M2KM on...

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New Russian anti-sabotage boat with Chinese diesel engines broke down during...

The new Russian Grachonok Project 21980 anti-sabotage boat with Chinese TBD620V12 diesel engines broke down during the first test. According to the fontanka.ru, the Chinese...

Germany looks to develop its own sixth generation stealth fighter jet

Germany and Airbus Defense and Space said they're in the initial stages of a new program to build the Luftwaffe's sixth generation fighter, which...