Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

In a first for the U.S. Navy, a submarine has launched and recovered an underwater drone used in a military operation.The attack submarine USS North Dakota returned to its base in Groton on Monday following a nearly two-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea specifically to test the drone-launching capability. ...
Chinese naval aviation forces on Monday carried out a drill in the Sea of Japan, a spokesperson with the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy said Tuesday. That was reported by xinhuanet.com. Liang Yang said the drill, testing the coordination between naval vessels and aircraft, was "a regular arrangement in accordance with the...
The year 2016 saw great strides for the Chinese military, with numerous achievements related to weaponry and equipment. Below are some of the standout weapons and equipment that were introduced in 2016. J-20 stealth fighter A J-20 stealth fighter made its debut on Nov. 1 at Sanzao Airport in Zuhai, at...
China's next big push will take it very far north (and very far south)—and to do that, they'll need to expand their icebreaker fleet. To that end, China commissioned its latest icebreaker, Haibing 722 on January 5th, three years after construction. The icebreaker will be assigned to the Chinese Navy's...
USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) is scheduled to depart Pearl Harbor, Hawaii for a regularly-scheduled deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group to the Indo-Asia-Pacific Region on Friday, Jan. 13. That was reported by press service of Department of Defense. Michael Murphy will deploy with a crew of approximately 320 Sailors...
Indian Navy will acquire 12 Japanese Shinmaywa’s long-range amphibious aircraft US-2i for an approximate $1.65 billion under the government-to-government deal. The US-2i aircraft will be procured under the ‘buy global’ clause of the Defence Procurement Procedure, government sources were quoted as saying by Financial Express Saturday. The deal, which is going...
MiG29K Indian Navy
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 “fully operational”. The carrier — earlier called Admiral Gorshkov — and the aircraft were bought...
The First ship of Project - 15B,Guided Missile Destroyer, christened 'Visakhapatnam' was launched on 20Apr 15 at a magnificent ceremony at Mazagaon Dock Limited (MDL), Mumbai.The ship was launched from Slip Way No. 2 in MDL, Mumbai. The Chief of theNaval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan, was the Chief Guest...

Bogdan Corporation plans to develop GAZ-66 light utility trucks replacement

The Ukranian Defence Forces will move forward with plans to replace its light utility trucks. The Ukrainian Army uses an aging fleet of GAZ-66 light...

Russian Pacific Fleet to receive new 636.3-project diesel-electric submarines in 2019

The Volkhov and Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 636.3-project diesel-electric submarines will be introduced in the Pacific Fleet in 2019. The third-generation submarines are fitted with a complex of...

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North Korea displays its mobile coastal defence missile systems

North Korea has displayed version of the mobile coastal defence missile systems integrated onto all-terrain tracked vehicles during a massive military parade in the capital, Pyongyang. South Korean...

Ukraine’s military receives 43 donated Toyota Land Cruiser field vehicles

The Armed Forces of Ukraine received a batch of new Toyota Land Cruiser J76 4X4 vehicles from the United States through the Foreign Military...