Sunday, April 11, 2021

Maritime Security

Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 by BAE Systems and IVECO Defence

The Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 (ACV 1.1) is a no-compromise 8x8 platform offering a unique mix of true open-ocean amphibious capability, land mobility, survivability, payload and growth potential to accommodate evolving operational needs. BAE Systems and IVECO Defence...

Egypt to buy Mistral warships originally built for Russia from France

France has agreed to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt, which were originally ordered by Russia. "They agreed on the principle and the terms of the acquisition by Egypt of the two ," the French President Francois...

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...

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