Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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A Chinese naval fleet sailed out of a port in south China's Hainan Province Sunday for a scheduled military exercise with the Russian navy in St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad. The fleet consists of one destroyer, one frigate, one comprehensive supply ship, ship-borne helicopters and marines. The drill is part of an...
As part of the Fourth China-Russia Expo, on June 16, United Engine Corporation (UEC, a company of Rostec) and Harbin Turbine Company (HTC), a Chinese state-owned company, concluded a strategic partnership agreement on the development, manufacturing and delivery of small and medium-sized industrial gas-turbine units. Before 2014, Russia used a...
The North China Institute of Vehicle Research has disclosed details of a prototype high-speed amphibious combat vehicle. The new high-speed amphibious combat vehicle has been developed for military littoral, riverine and special operations. The prototype weighs 5.5 tons. Its four wheels can deflect to the chassis struts at 70 degrees thus reducing resistance during a...
The St. Petersburg shipyard ‘Pella’ has conducted the ceremony of launching another newest patrol boat of the project 03160. The boats of this series are built according the Navy’s order for carrying out patrol service in sea areas. They are distinguished by their high manoeuvrability and effective armament. Project 03160...
Ministry of Defense of Ukraine in the near future to conduct sea trials of a series of fast high-speed military boats developed by company «Sea Magic». As the press service of the Association of Ukrainian Defense Manufacturers told, which includes the company «Sea Magic», the relevant document on preparation for...
Rolls-Royce has won a contract to supply MT30 marine gas turbines to power the next three ships in the Republic of Korea Navy’s Daegu-class frigate programme. Eight Daegu-class frigates (also known as FFX Batch 2) are scheduled to be built. The first ship being built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine...
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Two Russian Su-24M attack jets made extremely close passes on a the HNLMS Evertsen, a Dutch air defense frigate, on Tuesday, according to the Dutch navy. The Russian jets got within 200 meters of the ship, though it's not immediately clear if they were armed. The Dutch frigate has advanced...
Defence and security company Saab unveiled the next generation corvette ships at the IMDEX Asia 2017 international martime defence exhibition and conference, at the Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore. The new Saab’s next generation Corvette is a hybrid design with a reinforced steel hull, combined with a lightweight composite superstructure, enhances performance...

Azerbaijan’s army receives more 9M123 Khrizantema anti-tank missile systems

The Azerbaijani Army has received a new batch of new 9M123 Khrizantema anti-tank missile systems from the Russian Federation, said azeridefence.com June 24. A large batch...

Ukrainian military received overhauled An-26 transport aircraft

State Enterprise «PLANT 410 CA», which is the part of the SC “UkrOboronProm”, hosted the official handover ceremony of overhauled Antonov An-26 military transport aircraft...

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Russia’s army orders Terminator fire support combat vehicles

The Russian Defence Forces has signed a contract with UralVagonZavod company for the purchase of an undisclosed number of Terminator fire support combat vehicles. That was...

Russia tests T-14 Armata battle tank’s strike capabilities

Russian machine building company Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) started test-fired of T-14 Armata next-generation battle tanks at the Staratel test range in Nizhny Tagil. That was reported...