Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

Rheinmetall Defence will be showcasing its newly developed SeaSnake-27 naval multirole gun system sighting system at IDEX 2017, the Middle Easts premier defense expo, taking place Feb. 19-23. The SeaSnake-27 is a new system development as successor of the world wide acknowledged MLG 27 system. SeaSnake is an optimized naval gun system...
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) announced today that it has been awarded a $50 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to provide marine electronics systems under the U.S. Coast Guard's Scalable Integrated Navigation Systems 2 (SINS-2) program over a five-year period providing the purchaser a right to extend delivery...
At IDEX 2017, the UAE company Siham Al Khaleej Technology (SAKT), together with Leonardo and MBDA are presenting an innovative and cost-effective weapon system designated “SIHAM³”, providing a comprehensive and stand-alone anti-air and anti-surface capability to all types of warships. This industrial cooperation will be officially announced during IDEX 2017...
China’s qianzhan published an article to bare the mystery of China’s most advanced 098 strategic submarines. The article says: Previously, Liaoning Vice Governor Tan Zuojung disclosed at a public occasion that PLA navy has completed development of its fourth-generation nuclear submarine. Some experts believe that the information is quite reliable. However,...
The wam.ae website has released photos of HSV-2 Swift hybrid catamaran it was attacked by C-802 missile near Bab-el-Mandeb in Yemen. The HSV-2 Swift is a hybrid catamaran formerly belonged to the United States Navy but then was leased to the the United Arab Emirates Navy. The ship was operating near the Yemeni port of Mokha located...
Marsol International is a UAE-based global marine solutions provider focused on the offshore oil terminal market and related infrastructure. This year, Marsol will be exhibiting at IDEX and NAVDEX for the first time, to demonstrate its multi-purpose Rhino Craft 750 HDPE vessel. Delegates at NAVDEX will have the opportunity...
Chinese state media has launched a volley against a Japanese news outlet for publishing detailed photographs of the PLA aircraft carrier being assembled in a port in Dalian, saying the move posed a grave threat to national security. Some high-resolution photos of China’s newest aircraft carrier, still under construction, have...
Today, the newest Russian «Sovershenny» corvette, which had been built at the Amursky ship yard, has left for sea in order to hold trials. The corvette’s crew jointly with the ship yard representatives will check systems and mechanisms of the ship, including operability of power plant, steering control, additional mechanisms,...

Photo Report: IDEX 2017 Defence Show in Abu Dhabi

The IDEX defence show takes place in Abu Dhabi from 19 to 23 February 2017, the most important event of its kind in the...

Remdizel Unveils K-53949 Armoured Personnel Carrier at IDEX 2017

Russian defence company JSC “Remdizel” unveiled its new K-53949 all-terrain mine resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle at this year's IDEX exhibition. The K-53949 is a modular armoured vehicle able to be airdropped and...

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China Promotes VT4 Main Battle Tank in Middle East

China's military group NORINCO has announced plans to market the VT4 main battle tank internationally beginning in the Middle East. The arms exporter expects potential buyers...

Russia Deploys Air Defence Systems to Russia-Finland Border

The new Russian Pantsyr-S1 (NATO designation SA-22 Greyhound) short-range air defense systems were spotted near Vyborg, city is located near the Russia's border with Finland. In Russian...