Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

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,...
Suncraft International Shipbuilding Company based in Singapore has teamed up with partners Radimax Group of Malaysia to market a patrol boat to intercept high speed titled Piranha ASD for the Southeast Asian nation. Piranha ASD is formed on the first idea is a high-speed train attack, but then it continues...
Pakistan close to buying eight Type 041 "Yuan" SSK submarines from China Contract could be worth $4 to $5 billons . Pakistan is close to agreeing a multi-billion dollar deal to buy eight submarines from China, the Financial Times reported on Thursday, in what would be one of China's...
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The UK and French defence departments have jointly awarded engineering firm, Thales, with a contract to develop an autonomous system for the detection and neutralisation of sea mines and underwater improvised explosive devices (UWIEDs). Thales will work in collaboration with BAE Systems and partners in France (ECA Group) and in...
The Saudi-led Firmness Storm coalition has imposed a naval blockade on Bab El-Mandab strait which connects the Red Sea with the Indian Ocean, sources told Ahram Online. The Saudi navy's western fleet has also secured Yemen's main ports including Aden and Midi. english.ahram.org.eg
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Russian Ka-52K 'Hokum B' naval attack helicopters for the Russian Navy's Mistral-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessels makes its fisrt flight. Russian Naval Aviation will need no fewer than 40 Ka-52Ks, the first of which is tentatively slated to enter squadron service by late 2015. "The helicopters of this...

Orbital ATK receives $76 million order for .50 caliber ammunition from...

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced that it has received orders totaling $76 million for .50 caliber ammunition from...

UkrOboronProm announces delivery plan for next batch of Oplot tanks to...

The Ukroboronprom state concern has announced that the next batch of Oplot main battle tanks will be supplied under the contract to Thailand next week. "Next week...

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Belarus's "140 repair plant" has developed an upgrade package for the main battle tanks (MBTs). The new upgraded T-72BME main battle tank was displayed the...