Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

North Korea deploys new generation of fast warships

North Korea has deployed a new generation of high-speed, radar-evading warship designed to infiltrate special forces into South Korean territory. The Very Slender Vessel sits low in the water and is designed to pierce...

Vietnamese Navy looks at ASW/MP helicopters

Vietnamese Navy has a requirement for ship based anti-submarine and maritime patrol helicopters, also armed for anti ship missions. Candidates include French AS565, UK/Italy AW159, Russian Ka-28.

A new China Army Landing Ship Medium (LSM) undergo sea trials

A newbuilt ship of an entirely new type for the PLA Ground Forces is currently running sea trials in the Sea of Bohai. It was launched at the Army’s Songliao Shipard at Dalian in...

Asia Navies Introduced to the «Tank Boat»

Indonesian shipyard PT Lundin and turret manufacturer CMI Defence are working on an innovative craft aimed at the riverine and amphibious assault market. Dubbed the X18 Tank Boat, the design essentially wraps a boat around...

Russia could bring back Mi-14

The Russian Navy has reportedly expressed interest in resurrecting the once-feared nuclear-capable Mi-14 anti-submarine helicopter. In the 1990s, Washington insisted on their decommissioning, along with strategic bombers and ballistic missiles. Following the news two weeks...

Russia has Completed the Construction of Two Vietnamese Frigates

Zelenodolsk plant in Tatarstan has completed an order for the construction of two frigates of Project 3.9 "Gepard" (Project 11661) for the Vietnamese Navy, the official representative of the company Rafis Fatykhov told told...

South Korea launches sixth Type 214 submarine – KSS-2 attack submarine

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) has launched the Republic of Korea Navy's (RoKN's) sixth KSS-2 (Type 214) diesel-electric submarine (SSK). The 65 m, air-independent propulsion (AIP) boat RoKS Yu Gwan-sun...

Visiring the 681 Brigade of the Navy Vietnam

There's a proud feeling with confidence in the protection of maritime sovereignty when visiting the 681 shore missile brigade, the 60th anniversary of the Vietnam People's Navy (7-5-1955 - 7-5-2015). 681 shore missile brigade...

Egypt received new Protivnik-GE 3D surveillance radar

The Egyptian Ministry of Defence has received into service the new 59N6E Protivnik-GE 3D early warning surveillance radar from Russia. The 59N6E Protivnik-GE 3D early warning...

Belgium parades new Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle

The Belgian Armed Forces publicly displayed its recently received Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle during a military parade on 21 Jule. The Fox Rapid Reaction Vehicle (RRV)...