Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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Adelaide class FFG (photo : Aus DoD)

Thales Australia Wins Adelaide Class Frigate Contract

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...
Lynx helicopters of the Brazilian Navy’s Naval Aviation

Brazilian Navy Signs Contract for Lynx Mk21A Upgrade

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...
ARTHUR is an acronym for "Artillery Hunting Radar", a mobile Passive electronically scanned array C-Band radar system (photo : Royal Thai Marine Corps)

Royal Thai Navy Signed Contract for Procurement of Saab Arthur Weapon Locating Radar

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.,...

Australian Company Wins LHD Sustainment Contract

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...
MiG29K Indian Navy

A new fighter jet of the Indian Navy was partly damaged after a “hard...

A new fighter jet of the Indian Navy was partly damaged after a “hard landing” on the deck of the INS Vikramaditya today, less than a month after the aircraft carrier was declared...
A Camcopter S100 drone being evaluated by the Italian Navy. (Italian Navy)

Italian Navy tests Camcopter S-100 unmanned aerial vehicle

The Italian Navy is conducting a series of technical and tactical evaluations on the Camcopter S-100 remotely-piloted aircraft by Scheibel of Austria. The testing comes on the heels of the rotorcraft drone completing tests in...
AW-109E Power of the Philippine Navy (photo : PN)

AW-109Es Extend Range, Reach of Filipino Warships

With the AgustaWestland AW-109E "Power" helicopters now in service, Philippine Navy spokesperson Col. Edgard Arevalo said that these new planes can increase the range and reach of Filipino warships conducting maritime patrols. The AW-109Es were...
(BAE Systems Maritime)

Royal Navy’s Artful submarine begins water trials at BAE’s Barrow shipyard

The British shipbuilder BAE Systems Maritime has launched HMS “Artful” nuclear powered attack submarine into the dock at its site in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria. The submarine officially named at a ceremony in September 2013l – began...