Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

China is close to completing its second aircraft carrier, which will begin service by 2020, experts said. China Central Television (CCTV) reported that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy'sType 001A class aircraft carrier's scaffold has been removed and red undercoat has beenpainted below the ship's waterline in Dalian, northeastern Liaoning...
A new training ship joined the People's Liberation Army Navy, also known as the PLA Navy, on Feb 21 with the commissioning and naming ceremony held at a naval port Dalian in northeast China’s Liaoning province on Tuesday morning. Vice Admiral Tian Zhong, deputy commander of the PLA Navy, attended...
The Libyan National Army have captured a South Korean cargo ship with 5107 vehicles on board bound for ISIS controlled of Libya's third largest city of Misrata. Libya is caught up in a conflict between two rival governments - one internationally recognized, and the other self-declared after its forces took over...
At IDEX 2017, the UAE company Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT), together with Leonardo and MBDA are presenting an innovative and cost-effective weapon system designated “SIHAM³”, providing a comprehensive and stand-alone anti-air and anti-surface capability to all types of warships. This industrial cooperation will be officially announced during IDEX 2017...
Rheinmetall Defence will be showcasing its newly developed SeaSnake-27 naval multirole gun system sighting system at IDEX 2017, the Middle Easts premier defense expo, taking place Feb. 19-23. The SeaSnake-27 is a new system development as successor of the world wide acknowledged MLG 27 system. SeaSnake is an optimized naval gun system...
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has been awarded a $50 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to provide marine electronics systems under the U.S. Coast Guard's Scalable Integrated Navigation Systems 2 (SINS-2) program over a five-year period providing the purchaser a right to extend delivery...
Marsol International is a UAE-based global marine solutions provider focused on the offshore oil terminal market and related infrastructure. This year, Marsol will be exhibiting at IDEX and NAVDEX for the first time, to demonstrate its multi-purpose Rhino Craft 750 HDPE vessel. Delegates at NAVDEX will have the opportunity...
The Challenger Airspace Group began construction of Barracuda hybrid unmanned surface vehicle (USV). That was reported by Challenger Aerospace Group CEO LeRoy Aday. "Challenger Aerospace Barracuda unmanned surface vehicle goes into production," said LeRoy Aday. The Barracuda hybrid unmanned surface vehicle (USV) was developed by Challenger Marine Systems (part of Challenger Airspace Group) is designed for use in harbor...

China is close to completing its second aircraft carrier

China is close to completing its second aircraft carrier, which will begin service by 2020, experts said. China Central Television (CCTV) reported that the People's...

US military helicopters arrive in Greece

Eight UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and more than 70 other pieces of equipment arrived at the Port of Thessaloniki as part of the 10th...

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