Friday, March 5, 2021

Maritime Security

Saab Kockums cuts first steel for A26 submarine

The construction phase for the Swedish Navy's A26 next-generation submarine has officially begun. On September 4, the first steel for the new vessel was cut at the Saab Kockums shipyard in Karlskrona, Sweden, marking a key milestone...

Japan suspending construction of the controversial U.S. military base in Okinawa

Early last month, Japan’s central government made a surprise announcement that it would suspend for one month from August 10to September 9 the construction of the controversial U.S. Marine Corps air base in Henoko, Okinawa. Building this...

Brazilian Navy confirmed the purchase of former French Navy Foudre class LPD «Siroco»

The Brazilian Navy confirmed on September 9 2015 the purchase of former French Navy Foudre class LPDSiroco. The amphibious vessel will be renamed Bahia with hull number G40 and classified as “Navio Doca Multipropósito” or multipurpose amphibious...

Russian military equipment transported by ferry to Syria

Ferry "Alexander Tkachenko," seen in the Bosporus, carrying a party of Russian military equipment to Syria.

Russian landing ships headed back to Syria

Turkish sources reported that two large landing ship  Project 775 - Novocherkassk and Korolev, with a cargo of military purpose, once again passed the Bosphorus, heading for Syria.    

NATO, Ukraine kick off Black Sea naval drill

The Ukraine-NATO joint military exercises Sea Breeze 2015 started in southern Ukraine, Russian media reported on Monday. "The aim of the exercises is to practice a multinational security operation in a crisis region," the press service of the...

Photo of Russian Navy Kilo sub «Novorossiysk» in Spain

Photo of Russian Navy Kilo sub «Novorossiysk» departed Ceuta, Spain, on August 28 Earlier british MP Andrew Rosindell reportedly accused the Spanish government of a "clear provocation" against Gibraltar — a British overseas territory located less than...

US Army To Choose New Landing Craft Next Year

WASHINGTON — In line with the Pentagon's so-called Pacific pivot, the US Army wants to buy a new fleet of boats to replace its Vietnam-era "Mike Boat," the service's first major watercraft procurement in 15 years, acquisitions officials...

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U.S. Army to receive 99 Heavy Dump Trucks from Mack Defense

Mack Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mack Trucks, announced on Wednesday that the U.S. Army ordered 99 Mack Defense M917A3 non-armored Heavy Dump Trucks...

MBDA awarded first contract for new Albatros NG air defense system

European missile group MBDA has announced that it has been awarded the first contract for Albatros NG, a brand new CAMM-ER-based air defense system. As...

U.S. Navy orders additional CMV-22B Osprey aircraft in $309M deal

The U.S. Navy has awarded Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office a $309.5 million contract to produce additional CMV-22B Osprey aircraft, according to the U.S. Department...