Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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Greek government has sold air-cushioned landing craft Zubr-class to China. The Zubr-class (Project 1232.2 class, NATO reporting name Pomornik) is a class of air-cushioned landing craft of Soviet design. This class of military hovercraft is, as of 2012, the world’s largest hovercraft. It is designed to sealift landing...
Myanmar Navy launched Stealth Light Frigate Heavily armed Corvette The Stealth Corvette is believed to be armed with Chinese and Russian made weapons with Anti Submarine Capability The stealth corvette of Myanmar Navy is made in Myanmar Myanmar Previously has successfully build Two Stealth Frigate F 12 and F...
PT Lundin and Saab have unveiled a new USV technology demonstrator at IndoDefence 2014. The Bonefish USV combines Saab’s mission systems integration capabilities with the advanced carbon fibre composite trimaran design of PT Lundin. The 12m demonstrator was recently completed at PT Lundin’s Banyuwangi facility in Indonesia and the companies...
Russia on Saturday sent six ships carrying personnel and equipment to a Soviet-era military base in the Arctic that it is reopening to bolster its presence in the region, Russian news agencies reported. Moscow is ramping up its military presence in the pristine but energy-rich region as other countries such...
Adelaide class FFG (photo : Aus DoD)
Minister for Defence David Johnston today announced that Thales Australia Ltd has been awarded the Navy’s Adelaide Class guided missile frigate’s (FFG) Group Maintenance Contract. Senator Johnston said the contract will be for an initial period of four and half years with the potential for contract extensions to an anticipated...
Lynx helicopters of the Brazilian Navy’s Naval Aviation
Brazilian Navy’s Naval Aviation has signed a contract for a major midlife upgrade of eight Lynx Mk21A helicopters. The contract, valued in excess of US$160 million (€117 million), includes replacement of the aircraft’s engines with the CTS800-4N product from LHTEC, navigation, displays suite and mission avionics. A comprehensive support...
ARTHUR is an acronym for "Artillery Hunting Radar", a mobile Passive electronically scanned array C-Band radar system (photo : Royal Thai Marine Corps)
Admiral Narong Pipattana as Naval Commander presided over the signing of the purchase contract for the land system and is signed with Mr. Per Jakobsson, Director of Marketing & Sales Saab Asia Pacific Co., Ltd., at the naval headquarters Bangkok. Ministry of Defense approved the Navy's procurement for Artillery Regiment-Marine...
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 been awarded the key contract to provide Capability Support Coordinator (CSC) services for the LHDs...

Russia will take part in four specialized military exhibitions in Latin...

Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) is stepping up its marketing strategy in Latin America. For the first time ever, the company will...

Orbital ATK to showcase defense products and capabilities at LAAD Defence...

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, will feature its defense products and services during LAAD Defence and Security...

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China holds live-fire drills near Myanmar border

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)forces on Tuesday staged an air-ground live-fire drill in south China, close to the border with Myanmar, military sources...

New Russian anti-sabotage boat with Chinese diesel engines broke down during...

The new Russian Grachonok Project 21980 anti-sabotage boat with Chinese TBD620V12 diesel engines broke down during the first test. According to the fontanka.ru, the Chinese...