Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

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,...
The Telegraph reported that UK Royal Navy warships will be left without anti-ship missiles  and be forced to rely on naval guns because of cost-cutting. The Navy’s Harpoon missiles will retire from the fleet’s frigates and destroyers in 2018 without a replacement, while there will also be a two year gap without helicopter-launched anti-shipping...
The Lockheed Martin (LMT)-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy's 17th Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Indianapolis, in a ceremony held at Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wisconsin. Ship sponsor Mrs. Jill Donnelly, the wife of U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, completed the time-honored tradition...
The Ukrainian Ministry of Defence plans to purchase up to 20 new armoured patrol boats for the Ukraine Coast Guard during the next three years, according to an official spokesman. The new vessels, designated 'Gurza-M', will be built in the Lenin Kuznitsa shipyard hear Kiev and are designed for the...
The Royal Navy’s fleet of Type 45 destroyers are breaking down because their engines cannot cope with the Persian Gulf’s warm waters. Rolls-Royce are blaming extremes of temperature in the Middle East for the repeated power outages that have left Britain’s best fighting ships without propulsion or weapons systems. Six Clyde-built...
The Chinese ZBD05 infantry fighting vehicle on the Baltiysk main base of  Baltic Fleet of the Russian Navy (Kaliningrad region). Teams of the People’s Liberation Army of China  arrived in the Kaliningrad Region in order to participate in the “Seaborne assault” contest within the International Army Games 2016. Chinese military servicemen will...
In course of field training, artillery battalion of the Novorossiysk separate costal missile and artillery brigade performed firing at surface targets. Units of the missile and artillery formation had arrived at the range near the Cape of Iron Horn (Taman Peninsula) and deployed a field camp. Crews of 130mm coastal self-propelled...
Shaldag MK V
Azerbaijan's navy test fires Shaldag MK V firing Spike-ER missile. Shaldag MK V has a length of 32m and a displacement of 95 ton. Saar 62 has a length of 62m and a displacement of 470 ton. Shaldag MK V is armed with 23mm Typhoon, 2x 12.7mm Mini-Typhoon and...

Azerbaijan’s army receives more Khrizantema-S anti-tank missile systems

The Azerbaijani Army has received a new batch of Khrizantema-S anti-tank missile systems from the Russian Federation, informed azeridefence.com on June 24. A large batch of Khrizantema-S anti-tank...

Ukrainian military received overhauled An-26 transport aircraft

State Enterprise «PLANT 410 CA», which is the part of the SC “UkrOboronProm”, hosted the official handover ceremony of overhauled Antonov An-26 military transport aircraft...

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Russia’s army orders Terminator fire support combat vehicles

The Russian Defence Forces has signed a contract with UralVagonZavod company for the purchase of an undisclosed number of Terminator fire support combat vehicles. That was...

Russia tests T-14 Armata battle tank’s strike capabilities

Russian machine building company Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) started test-fired of T-14 Armata next-generation battle tanks at the Staratel test range in Nizhny Tagil. That was reported...