Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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France’s third FREMM frigate ready for sea trials

The French Navy’s third FREMM multi-mission combat frigate, the FS Languedoc (D653), has been floated out from DCNS’ Lorient shipyard to undergo sea trials off the coast of Brittany, France. The FS Languedoc is...

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter arrived in Ukraine

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine, for a scheduled port visit Oct. 9, 2015. Porter’s presence in Ukraine reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a...

Turkish Navy Landing ship TCG Bayraktar (L-402) launched

TCG Bayraktar (L-402) is a Turkish Navy landing ship, which was built in Turkey and launched in October 2015 The contract for the construction of a new LST’s was signed between Ministry of Defence and...
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4 Russian warships launch 26 missiles against ISIS from Caspian sea

Four Russian Navy warships have fired a total of 26 missiles at the position of the terrorist group Islamic State in Syria, Russia’s Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu announced. The missiles were fired from the...

Myanmar Navy ordered six Super Dvora Mk 3 FAC from Israel

Myanmar military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing ccompanied by Vice-President of IAI RAMATA Mr. Nitzan Shaked, they rode and examined FAC Super Dvora MK3, which is the same type of FAC Myanmar Navy...

Russian Navy Positions Itself Off the Coast of Latakia

The Russian Air Force is busy carrying out numerous airstrikes around Syria, leaving certain areas vulnerable to attacks from the Islamist rebels of both the Syrian Al-Qaeda group “Jabhat Al-Nusra” and the Islamic State...

Arab coalition seizes Iranian boat with weapons for Yemen

Arab coalition forces waging a military campaign against Houthi fighters in Yemen seized an Iranian boat loaded with weapons in the Arabian Sea on its way to deliver supplies to the group, the Saudi-led...

Photo from Modern Day Marine 2015

Modern Day Marine is co-sponsored by Marine Corps Base, Quantico, the Exposition's home base. MCB Quantico, home to the Combat Development Command and the Marine Corps Systems Command, is responsible for setting requirements, developing...