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Thales to develop robot to neutralise underwater IEDs

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...

Saudi navy impose naval blockade on Bab El-Mandab strait

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...
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VIDEO : VN-1 of Venezuelan marine infantry during military exercise

VIDEO : VN-1 of Venezuelan marine infantry during military exercise

Ka-52K naval attack helicopter makes its fisrt flight

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...

The 6th Soryu-class SSK, 506, commissioned into service with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

The 6th Soryu-class SSK, 506, commissioned into service with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force. The Soryu Class diesel-electric submarines are being built by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense...

Russian Navy will take delivery of new planes and helicopters in 2015

Naval aviation of the Russian Navy in 2015 were armed with new carrier-based fighters MiG-29K, Be-200 amphibious aircraft and upgraded IL-38 and Be-12 and Ka-27PL helicopters, reported military-informant.com. Russian Ministry of Defense signed a...
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USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) Underway in the Java Sea

USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) Underway in the Java Sea. HD Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Antonio Turretto Ramos | USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) | Date: 01.14.2015. JAVA SEA (Jan. 14, 2015)...

China Pitches S-26T Submarine for Royal Thai Navy Contract

The state-run China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation officially introduced its S-26T submarine to the defense ministry of Thailand on Jan. 12 to strengthen the military-to-military relationship between Beijing and Bangkok, according to Duowei News, an...