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Maritime Security

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Australian Company Wins LHD Sustainment Contract

Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston today announced an Australian company had been awarded a multi‑million dollar contract to sustain Australia’s new Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships. Kellogg, Brown & Root Pty Ltd (KBR) has...
MiG29K Indian Navy

A new fighter jet of the Indian Navy was partly damaged after a “hard...

A new fighter jet of the Indian Navy was partly damaged after a “hard landing” on the deck of the INS Vikramaditya today, less than a month after the aircraft carrier was declared...
A Camcopter S100 drone being evaluated by the Italian Navy. (Italian Navy)

Italian Navy tests Camcopter S-100 unmanned aerial vehicle

The Italian Navy is conducting a series of technical and tactical evaluations on the Camcopter S-100 remotely-piloted aircraft by Scheibel of Austria. The testing comes on the heels of the rotorcraft drone completing tests in...
AW-109E Power of the Philippine Navy (photo : PN)

AW-109Es Extend Range, Reach of Filipino Warships

With the AgustaWestland AW-109E "Power" helicopters now in service, Philippine Navy spokesperson Col. Edgard Arevalo said that these new planes can increase the range and reach of Filipino warships conducting maritime patrols. The AW-109Es were...
(BAE Systems Maritime)

Royal Navy’s Artful submarine begins water trials at BAE’s Barrow shipyard

The British shipbuilder BAE Systems Maritime has launched HMS “Artful” nuclear powered attack submarine into the dock at its site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The submarine officially named at a ceremony in September 2013l – began...
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France Might Withhold 2nd Mistral Ship From Russia

French defense officials are exploring ideas to avoid delivering a second helicopter carrier to Russia, including looking for an alternative client for the Sevastopol, analysts and an industry executive said. A highly discreet review is...

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Lockheed Martin unveils wing-body tanker concept for refuel stealth aircraft

Lockheed Martin has unveiled its concept of next-generation wing-body tanker aircraft for refuel fighters like the F-22 and F-35. That was reported by Graham...

Russia unveils new T-90M «Proryv-3» main battle tank

Russia has unveiled the latest version of the Russian T-90 main battle tank called T-90M «Proryv-3». That was reported Russian military expert Alexei Khlopotov. The T-90M...

Ukraine to transfer new batch of Oplot main battle tanks to Thailand

The State Company “Ukrspecexport”, part of concern UkrOboronProm, has announced that it is preparing for the transfer of a new batch of five Oplot-T main...