Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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French defense officials are exploring ideas to avoid delivering a second helicopter carrier to Russia, including looking for an alternative client for the Sevastopol, analysts and an industry executive said. A highly discreet review is being held as armed strife rises in eastern Ukraine and top US officials call for...
Russian «Pytlivy» guard ship of the Black Sea Fleet left for the Mediterranean Sea. The Pytlivy guard ship of the Black Sea Fleet left Sevastopol under the command of I rank Captain Dmitry Dobrynin and laid course to the Mediterranean Sea. Crew of the guard ship is to perform tasks under...
In late November, with the participation of onshore troops, surface ships, submarines and air officers, several new warships from a destroyer military unit of the South China Sea fleet launched a week-long targeted anti-submarine drill, furthering the fighting capacity of the participating units. According to Hu Weihua, the unit leader,...
The introduction of the first Su-30SM newest fighter into one of the naval aviation base of the Baltic Fleet will be held in the Kaliningrad Region on December 8. Several aircraft will be introduced into the fleet in 2017. Fighter crews have passed training course in the Combat training center of...
China released the "official release" of creation amphibious assault ship
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 joined by Truong Tan Sang, Politburo member and State President; Nguyen Thien Nhan, Politburo member...
USS Gravely enhances relationship with NATO Partners at port visit in Bar, Montenegro USS Gravely (DDG-107) is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer in the United States Navy. She is named after Vice Admiral Samuel L. Gravely, Jr. Gravely is the 57th destroyer in her class. She was authorized on 13...
New Delhi: The Indian Navy will soon have another nuclear submarine. The government has decided to lease a second nuclear submarine from Russia, top Defence Ministry officials have told NDTV. Currently, India operates an 8,140-tonne Akula Class submarine - renamed the INS Chakra - that was leased in 2011...

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

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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...