Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for a regularly-scheduled deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group to the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region on Friday, Jan. 13. That was reported by press service of Department of Defense. Michael Murphy will deploy with a crew of approximately 320 Sailors...
Chinese naval aviation forces on Monday carried out a drill in the Sea of Japan, a spokesperson with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy said Tuesday. That was reported by xinhuanet.com. Liang Yang said the drill, testing the coordination between naval vessels and aircraft, was "a regular arrangement in accordance with the...
The year 2016 saw great strides for the Chinese military, with numerous achievements related to weaponry and equipment. Below are some of the standout weapons and equipment that were introduced in 2016. J-20 stealth fighter A J-20 stealth fighter made its debut on Nov. 1 at Sanzao Airport in Zuhai, at...
The U.S. Navy announced that its newest airborne early warning and control aircraft, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, will join the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) as part of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 in Japan in February 2017. That was reported by pacom.mil. Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125, which...
Russia's military on Friday said it has begun scaling down its deployment to Syria, with Moscow's sole aircraft carrier set to be the first to quit the conflict zone. The Russian Navy is returning the aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and its group from the Mediterranean Sea back to Russia, the...
Israel Shipyards in Haifa has been awarded a contract to supply four Shaldag fast patrol boats to theArgentine Coast Guard (Prefectura Naval Argentina). According to the report of the Government of Argentina, December 15, 2016, the Argentine Ministry of Security (Ministerio de Seguridad) with the agency on arms exports SIBAT Israeli Ministry...
Chinese state media has launched a volley against a Japanese news outlet for publishing detailed photographs of the PLA aircraft carrier being assembled in a port in Dalian, saying the move posed a grave threat to national security. Some high-resolution photos of China’s newest aircraft carrier, still under construction, have...
Chinese Defense Ministry spokesperson Yang Yujun said late Saturday that China has decided to hand over the U.S. underwater drone it captured in its waters to the United States in an appropriate manner. According Yang's statement on the website of the defense ministry, on the afternoon of December 15, a...

Photo Report: IDEX 2017 Defence Show in Abu Dhabi

The IDEX defence show takes place in Abu Dhabi from 19 to 23 February 2017, the most important event of its kind in the...

Remdizel Unveils K-53949 Armoured Personnel Carrier at IDEX 2017

Russian defence company JSC “Remdizel” unveiled its new K-53949 all-terrain mine resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle at this year's IDEX exhibition. The K-53949 is a modular armoured vehicle able to be airdropped and...

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China Promotes VT4 Main Battle Tank in Middle East

China's military group NORINCO has announced plans to market the VT4 main battle tank internationally beginning in the Middle East. The arms exporter expects potential buyers...

Russia Deploys Air Defence Systems to Russia-Finland Border

The new Russian Pantsyr-S1 (NATO designation SA-22 Greyhound) short-range air defense systems were spotted near Vyborg, city is located near the Russia's border with Finland. In Russian...