Saturday, May 21, 2022

Maritime Security

US Marine Corps aviation marks 110 years of service

The U.S. Marine Corps aviation will celebrate its 85th birthday on 22 May. On May 22, 1912, 1st Lt. Alfred A. Cunningham reported to Naval Aviation Camp in Annapolis, Maryland, “for duty in connection with aviation,” sparking the...

US Marine Corps conduct CBRN training in Japan

U.S. Marines train vigorously to always be ready for a biological or chemical attack. Marines with 3d Battalion, 12th Marines, 3d Marine Division have taken part in training to counter Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) threats during...

US Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship completes first land attack missile exercise

Last week, the U.S. Navy announced that its ’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class successfully launched sea-based missiles at a land-based target for the first time during a proof of concept exercise, May 12. Independence-variant littoral combat ship...

Kaman offers huge cargo drone to US Marine Corps

Kaman Corporation is offering its massive autonomous cargo drone to the U.S. Marine Corps. The company has demonstrated at the Modern Day Marine 2022 its newest addition to its family of purpose-built, autonomous unmanned systems designed to...

US Navy EA-18G electronic warfare aircraft spotted over Poland

Two U.S. Navy EA-18G Growler airborne electronic warfare aircraft were photographed over Northern Poland.  According to a press release from U.S. Navy, EA-18G Growlers assigned to the Electronic Attack Squadron 134 take part in training over Poland as part...

US commandos conducted high-altitude airborne training exercise in Arctic

Naval Special Warfare members conducted a high-altitude airborne training exercise in the Arctic, during the 2022 Arctic Edge Exercise.  Special operations forces from the Army, Navy, Air Force worked with the U.S. Coast Guard, international partners, local and...

Ukrainian drone destroys two more Russian Raptor patrol boats

Ukrainian Navy released a video of a military drone hit on Russian two Raptor-class boats in the Black Sea. Ukrainian Naval Forces footage appears to show a Bayraktar TB2 drone hitting Russian patrol boats near Zmiinyi Island, commonly...

Ukrainian Air Force destroys Russian ammo store at Snake Island

Ukraine’s military released drone footage on May 8 showing what it said were attacks on Russian ammunition depots at Russia's occupied Zmiinyi Island, or Snake Island, in the western Black Sea. Aerial footage shows buildings exploding in a...

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