Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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Pakistan to buy eight submarines from China in secret deal

Pakistan and China on Thursday agreed to a multi-billion dollar deal that would see Beijing provide eight submarines to the Pakistan Navy, in an agreement that analysts are calling the largest-ever defence deal China...

US Navy submarine USS North Dakota launches undersea drone in a first for US...

In a first for the U.S. Navy, a submarine has launched and recovered an underwater drone used in a military operation.The attack submarine USS North Dakota returned to its base in Groton on Monday...
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VIDEO : New stealthy patrol boat in action

VIDEO : New stealthy patrol boat in action

Chinese Navy uses Bison hovercraft delivered from Ukraine for amphibious landing exercises

Chinese Navy uses Bison hovercraft delivered from Ukraine for amphibious landing exercises. China ordered 4x Bison hovercrafts, two building in Ukraine, others will build in China shipbuilding yard. The Bizon is...

Photo : Chinese PLA Navy Liaoning

Liaoning , is the first aircraft carrier commissioned into the People's Liberation Army Navy Surface Force. She is classified as a training ship, intended to allow the Navy to practice with carrier usage.

DCNS trying to sell Russia’s Mistral ships to Canada

French newsletter Intelligence Online says shipbuilder DCNS has activated lobbyists in Canada in order to sell to Ottawa the Mistral-class ships that Russia ordered. In 2011, France and Russia signed a $1.5 billion deal for...

Sea-Basing Ship to be Deployed in Sabah

The construction of the Tun Sharifah Rodziah sea-basing ship in the waters off eastern Sabah will tighten maritime security, especially in the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) areas. Armed forces chief Gen Tan Sri Dr...

Vietnam, Russia Closing in on Deal for 2 Gepard-Class Frigates

Vietnam and Russia are in the final stages of negotiation for the sale of two Gepard-class (Project 11661) light frigates, sources familiar with the matter told RBTH. Vietnam has four such Russian-made light frigates, with...