Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

China's Type 052D guided-missile destroyers have the capability to intercept and shoot down the the People's Air Force of Vietnam's Su-22 fighter bombers should a future conflict between two nations over the disputed South China Sea take place, according to the Beijing-based Sina Military Network on Apr. 20. The former...
China released the "official release" of creation amphibious assault ship
The First ship of Project - 15B,Guided Missile Destroyer, christened 'Visakhapatnam' was launched on 20Apr 15 at a magnificent ceremony at Mazagaon Dock Limited (MDL), Mumbai.The ship was launched from Slip Way No. 2 in MDL, Mumbai. The Chief of theNaval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan, was the Chief Guest...
The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has awarded a project to enhance the Philippine Coast Guard’s (PCG) ability to protect the country's seas, particularly the construction of ten 40-meter multi-role response vessels or MRRVs and their staggered delivery from the third quarter of 2016 up to the third...
The US Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) is expected to take delivery of the first two of ten Mk IV patrol boats later this year. Speaking at Sea-Air-Space 2015, Chris Rozicer, assistant programme manager for the Mk VI said that PB 1201 and PB 1202 were contractually accepted and were...
Technologists carry a wing-in-ground craft in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, April 16, 2015. Two CYG-11 wing-in-ground crafts, capable of operating at speed of 210km/h, did flying demonstration in Haikou on Thursday. (Xinhua/Guo Cheng)
In a big push forward for modernization plans for the Navy, the first of six French-designed Scorpene submarines which are being manufactured in Mumbai, was launched into the water today, initiating the process for extensive trials. The diesel-electric submarines are being built at the state-run Mazgaon docks in Mumbai;...
A British nuclear submarine suffered £500,000 damage in a collision while tracking Russian vessels, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The 5,300-ton HMS Talent limped back to port with a huge dent and will be out of action for several months. Royal Navy top brass are investigating the incident. Last night,...

Bogdan Corporation plans to develop GAZ-66 light utility trucks replacement

The Ukranian Defence Forces will move forward with plans to replace its light utility trucks. The Ukrainian Army uses an aging fleet of GAZ-66 light...

Russian Pacific Fleet to receive new 636.3-project diesel-electric submarines in 2019

The Volkhov and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 636.3-project diesel-electric submarines will be introduced in the Pacific Fleet in 2019. The third-generation submarines are fitted with a complex of...

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North Korea displays its mobile coastal defence missile systems

North Korea has displayed version of the mobile coastal defence missile systems integrated onto all-terrain tracked vehicles during a massive military parade in the capital, Pyongyang. South Korean...

Ukraine’s military receives 43 donated Toyota Land Cruiser field vehicles

The Armed Forces of Ukraine received a batch of new Toyota Land Cruiser J76 4X4 vehicles from the United States through the Foreign Military...