Maritime Security

Maritime Security

News naval forces around the world

US dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island has entered the Black Sea

The dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) of the United States Navy, was sent to the Black Sea for participation in multinational maritime exercise Sea Breeze 2016. This year’s exercise will cost $4.5 million, not including...

Derzky newest corvette for Russian NAVY will be laid in Saint Petersburg

Keel of Derzky newest corvette for Russian NAVY will be laid in Saint Petersburg on the eve of the 320th anniversary of the Russian Fleet Keel of 20386-project newest corvette will be laid in Saint Petersburg...

Turkey refused to allow NATO warships

NATO vessels deployed in the Aegean Sea to help stop the flow of migrants into Europe have not yet started operating in Turkish waters and are waiting for the go-ahead from alliance member Ankara,...

Ka-52K naval attack helicopter makes its fisrt flight

Russian Ka-52K 'Hokum B' naval attack helicopters for the Russian Navy's Mistral-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) vessels makes its fisrt flight. Russian Naval Aviation will need no fewer than 40 Ka-52Ks, the first of...

Libya’s remaining chemical weapon precursors successfully removed

Announcing a major milestone in the international operation to verifiably eliminate Libya’s remaining chemical weapons stocks, the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü, confirmed that the...

France to Discuss Mistral Sale to Malaysia

Aug 25 France's defence minister will discuss the sale to Malaysia of one of the Mistral helicopter carriers originally destined for Russia during a visit to the country, a source familiar with the talks...

Chinese and Russian marines hug during a joint naval drill in Zhanjiang

Chinese and Russian marines a started "Joint Sea 2016" drill off Guangdong Province in the South China Sea on Tuesday. The drill will run until Sept. 19, featuring navy surface ships, submarines, fixed-wing aircraft,...

Analysis – Sinpo Class Ballistic Missile Sub

The Hermit Kingdom's quest for a submarine launched ballistic missile platform continues to progress. A missile test raft now accompanies North Korea's first ballistic missile submarine. Nuclear armed ballistic missile submarines are an exclusive club....

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Lockheed Martin unveils wing-body tanker concept for refuel stealth aircraft

Lockheed Martin has unveiled its concept of next-generation wing-body tanker aircraft for refuel fighters like the F-22 and F-35. That was reported by Graham...

Russia unveils new T-90M «Proryv-3» main battle tank

Russia has unveiled the latest version of the Russian T-90 main battle tank called T-90M «Proryv-3». That was reported Russian military expert Alexei Khlopotov. The T-90M...

Ukraine to transfer new batch of Oplot main battle tanks to Thailand

The State Company “Ukrspecexport”, part of concern UkrOboronProm, has announced that it is preparing for the transfer of a new batch of five Oplot-T main...