Thursday, April 25, 2024

Maritime Security

2 Japanese navy helicopters crash in Pacific

On the evening of the 20th, two Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopters, SH-60Ks, went missing while conducting training approximately 280 kilometers east of Torishima...

India delivers first BrahMos cruise missiles to Philippines

India delivered the first batch of BrahMos cruise missiles to the Philippines on April 19. This delivery comes two years after the signing of a...

US Marines receive new MQ-9A Reaper drone

U.S. Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Training Squadron 2, under the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, has initiated the assembly of 2nd MAW's inaugural MQ-9A Reaper. The...

India conducts test flight of locally developed cruise missile

India successfully conducted a test flight of a domestically developed Indigenous Technology Cruise Missile (ITCM) from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur in Odisha...

Australia unveils first Ghost Shark underwater drone

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN), in collaboration with Anduril Industries, the Advanced Strategic Capabilities Accelerator (ASCA), and the Defense Science and Technology Group (DSTG),...

US Navy buys EAGLS defense systems

The US Navy has urgently ordered the EAGLS (Electrically Aided Gunnery Laser System) Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) that use laser-guided 70mm rockets to protect...

S. Korea’s Navy receives new attack submarine

South Korea's naval arsenal received a new addition as the Shin Chae-ho, a domestically produced 3,000-ton diesel-electric attack submarine, was formally handed over to...

US, Japan, South Korea conduct trilateral maritime exercise

The U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) recently concluded a trilateral maritime exercise aimed at enhancing regional...

Japan Coast Guard buys more H225 helicopters

The Japan Coast Guard (JCG) has awarded Airbus a contract to supply an additional three H225 helicopters, taking its total H225 fleet up to...

US Naval Commander involved in curious case due to exercise photo

Cmdr. Cameron Yaste, the Commanding Officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), found himself in an embarrassing situation...

Israeli navy’s uses new aerial defense system to intercept drone

The Israeli Navy's Sa'ar 6 corvette successfully intercepted a drone approaching Eilat, Israel, tonight, using the newest air defense system. The interception marks the first...

US Marine Corps’ VMFA-542 achieves full operational capability with F-35B squadron

The U.S. Marine Corps announced that Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 542, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (MAW), reached a significant milestone as it attained...

US Navy to receive 16 Coyote missiles from Northrop Grumman

The U.S. Department of Defense announced it has reached an agreement with defense giant Northrop Grumman to produce its GQM-163A Coyote missiles. The deal, which...

First CMV-22B arrives at Norfolk, signaling new logistics era

The Naval Air Force Atlantic has annoucned that the first East Coast-assigned Navy tiltrotor vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) CMV-22B Osprey aircraft arrived at...

MARTAC develops suicide drone boat for US Navy

MARTAC, a renowned provider of Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) and Fleet Management Solutions, has introduced a cutting-edge maritime attack drone boat designed to transform...

Spanish Navy taps GDELS for Piranha III fleet maintenance

The Spanish Navy has awarded GDELS Santa Bárbara Sistemas a framework agreement for the maintenance of the fleet of Piranha III-C 8x8 amphibious vehicles...

Mysterious drone boat found near Romania’s coastline

A mysterious drone boat with a powerful warhead has been found intact near the Romanian coastline in the Black Sea, according to Militarnyi. According to...

US Navy conducts historic test of Lockheed’s next-gen anti-ship missiles

The U.S. Navy, in collaboration with the Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp, conducted a historic Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) flight test, successfully...

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