Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Maritime Security

Saudi Arabia Is Buying Four Littoral Combat Ships

The Pentagon has notified Congress of a planned sale to Saudi Arabia of as many as fourLittoral Combat Ships made by Lockheed Martin Corp. for $11.25 billion, as the U.S. works to bolster defenses of its Gulf...

Russia may supply to Egypt 50 Kamov Ka-52 and 32 Ka-52K helicopters

Russia may supply to Egypt up to 80 Kamov Ka-52 Alligator attack helicopters and Ka-52K Katran (navalized derivative of Ka-52) helicopters designed for Mistral helicopter carriers, a source in the system of Russia’s military technical cooperation...

PHOTO : U.S. and Portuguese Marines execute an amphibious landing

U.S. and Portuguese Marines execute an amphibious landing in Pinheiro Da Cruz, Portugal U.S. Navy hovercraft came from the USS Arlington around 100 kilometers (60 miles) south of the Portuguese capital Lisbon, generating clouds of spray and noise...

China Built Electromagnetic Catapult Takeoff Technology for Aircraft Carrier

China built electromagnetic catapult takeoff technology for aircraft carrier. The electromagnetic catapult is a system under development  to launch carrier-based aircraft from an aircraft catapult using a linear motor drive instead of the conventional steam piston drive. The main...

France’s third FREMM frigate ready for sea trials

The French Navy’s third FREMM multi-mission combat frigate, the FS Languedoc (D653), has been floated out from DCNS’ Lorient shipyard to undergo sea trials off the coast of Brittany, France. The FS Languedoc is the third FREMM...

Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter arrived in Ukraine

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Odesa, Ukraine, for a scheduled port visit Oct. 9, 2015. Porter’s presence in Ukraine reaffirms to NATO allies that the U.S. Navy shares a commitment to strengthen...

Turkish Navy Landing ship TCG Bayraktar (L-402) launched

TCG Bayraktar (L-402) is a Turkish Navy landing ship, which was built in Turkey and launched in October 2015 The contract for the construction of a new LST’s was signed between Ministry of Defence and ADIK_Furtrans shipyard on...

Myanmar Navy ordered six Super Dvora Mk 3 FAC from Israel

Myanmar military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing ccompanied by Vice-President of IAI RAMATA Mr. Nitzan Shaked, they rode and examined FAC Super Dvora MK3, which is the same type of FAC Myanmar Navy has ordered. These Super...

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South Korea to showcase its new fighter jet in April

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) plans to unveil a prototype of South Korea's first indigenous fighter jet in April, the arms procurement agency has said. According...

Top 5: best-looking modern fighter jets

Modern high-performance fighters have undoubtedly wild design that stands out against business jets and airliners. What are the 5 nicest fighter aircraft in the...

Romania receives first U.S.-made rocket launchers

Romanian Armed Forces have taken delivery of its first M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, or HIMARS, according to the country’s o. The batch of...

Practika looks to upgrade in-service Ukrainian BTR-60s

Kyiv-based scientific and production association “Practika” expects to upgrade several hundred in-service BTR-60 armored personnel carriers of the Ukrainian Armed Forces to a new 'BTR-60M'...