Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Maritime Security

New PLAN Type 039 submarine arrives after sea trials

Primary weapon for the Type 039 is the 533 mm Yu-4 torpedo, a locally produced passive homing 40-knot (74 km/h) torpedo based on the SAET-50 and roughly comparable to the SAET-60. Surface targets may be attacked at...

The Navy’s P-8 Poseidon Spotted Packing Mysterious New Pod

The P-8 Poseidon is quickly becoming the Pentagon’s super-adaptable multi-role surveillance platform of choice. We know it can pack one of the most advanced radar systems in the world, slung under its belly in a huge canoe-like...

Pakistan to buy eight submarines from China in secret deal

Pakistan and China on Thursday agreed to a multi-billion dollar deal that would see Beijing provide eight submarines to the Pakistan Navy, in an agreement that analysts are calling the largest-ever defence deal China has agreed to...

US Navy submarine USS North Dakota launches undersea drone in a first for US Navy

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...

Chinese Navy uses Bison hovercraft delivered from Ukraine for amphibious landing exercises

Chinese Navy uses Bison hovercraft delivered from Ukraine for amphibious landing exercises. China ordered 4x Bison hovercrafts, two building in Ukraine, others will build in China shipbuilding yard. The Bizon is a class of...

Photo : Chinese PLA Navy Liaoning

Liaoning , is the first aircraft carrier commissioned into the People's Liberation Army Navy Surface Force. She is classified as a training ship, intended to allow the Navy to practice with carrier usage.

DCNS trying to sell Russia’s Mistral ships to Canada

French newsletter Intelligence Online says shipbuilder DCNS has activated lobbyists in Canada in order to sell to Ottawa the Mistral-class ships that Russia ordered. In 2011, France and Russia signed a $1.5 billion deal for Paris to build...

Sea-Basing Ship to be Deployed in Sabah

The construction of the Tun Sharifah Rodziah sea-basing ship in the waters off eastern Sabah will tighten maritime security, especially in the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) areas. Armed forces chief Gen Tan Sri Dr Zulkifeli Mohd Zin...

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