Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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Turkish company showcases newest guided missile frigate at IDEF 2017

Turkey's STM Defense Technologies Engineering and Trade Inc. has unveiled a conceptual design for a new generation of guided missile frigate at the International Defence Industry Fair 2017 (IDEF) in Istanbul in Istanbul. The x-TF-4500 missile frigate equipped...

Ambitious future for Naval shipbuilding in the UK

UK Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has unveiled an ambitious new National Shipbuilding Strategy which meets the challenge set by Sir John Parker last November and sets out plans for the first batch of...

Royal Navy nuclear submarine suffers £500,000 damage after ‘hitting floating ice’ while tracking Russian...

A British nuclear submarine suffered £500,000 damage in a collision while tracking Russian vessels, The Mail on Sunday can reveal. The 5,300-ton HMS Talent limped back to port with a huge dent and will be...

Russia is ready to supply India’s new aircraft carrier with fighter jets

If requested by the Indian Ministry of Defense, Russia is ready to deliver the necessary number of naval MiG-29K/KUB fighters for the new Indian aircraft carrier Vishal. Recently, Indian media reported that Delhi has sent...

China unveils the prototype of high-speed amphibious combat vehicle

The North China Institute of Vehicle Research has disclosed details of a prototype high-speed amphibious combat vehicle. The new high-speed amphibious combat vehicle has been developed for military littoral, riverine and special operations. The prototype weighs 5.5 tons. Its four...

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...

A new China Army Landing Ship Medium (LSM) undergo sea trials

A newbuilt ship of an entirely new type for the PLA Ground Forces is currently running sea trials in the Sea of Bohai. It was launched at the Army’s Songliao Shipard at Dalian in...

Vietnam People’s Navy marks 60th founding anniversary with parade at military port

The Vietnam People’s Navy on Saturday held a ceremony, accompanied by a military parade, at the Cam Ranh military port in the south-central province of Khanh Hoa to commemorate its 60th anniversary. The event was...