Monday, November 29, 2021

Maritime Security

France rolls out new nuclear-powered attack submarine

The French Navy's newest nuclear submarine has been rolled out of its dockyard at Naval Group's shipyard in Cherbourg. French shipbuilder Naval Group has rolled out its new Duguay-Trouin S636 nuclear-powered attack submarine in preparation for the ship’s...

US Navy’s Stingray drone is getting ready for its first carrier demonstration

The U.S. Navy has announced that its Carrier-Based MQ-25 Stingray Tanker Drone program is getting ready for its first carrier demonstration. According to a recent service news release from Naval Air Systems Command, the U.S. Navy and Boeing...

Russia says it launches mass production of Zircon hypersonic missiles

Russian state media on Friday stated that Russia has begun mass production of a batch of Zircon hypersonic cruise missiles. TASS also quoted the source saying that "A serial production of Zircon missiles is underway at the NPO...

Brazilian Navy receives first AH-15B naval combat helicopter

Helibras, a business unit of Airbus Helicopters, has delivered the first AH-15B naval combat helicopter to the Brazilian Navy.  Stationed at the naval base in São Pedro d'Aldeia, the aircraft will boost the Brazilian Navy’s mission capabilities including...

US Navy guided-missile destroyer en route to Black Sea

The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) began its northbound international strait transit en route to the Black Sea, according to the official command account U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa. According to a tweet from U.S....

US Navy shows off robo-boat

The U.S. Navy showing off its new non-crewed surface vehicle or robo-boat during the visit of Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III at Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Nov. 21. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin met with...

US Navy’s new amphibious landing craft completes builder’s trials

The Naval Sea Systems Command news release states that the U.S. Navy’s new Ship to Shore Connector (SSC) completed builder’s trials. According to a recent Naval Sea Systems Command news release, the next-generation landing craft, Landing Craft, Air...

US Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer transiting to new home

The U.S. Navy’s newest guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118) visited Lihue, Kauai en route to its Pearl Harbor homeport. According to a recent service statement, the ship is en route to its homeport, Pearl...

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