Monday, May 17, 2021

Maritime Security

US Navy submarine USS North Dakota launches undersea drone in a first for US Navy

In a first for the U.S. Navy, a submarine has launched and recovered an underwater drone used in a military operation.The attack submarine USS North Dakota returned to its base in Groton on Monday following a nearly...

Chinese Navy uses Bison hovercraft delivered from Ukraine for amphibious landing exercises

Chinese Navy uses Bison hovercraft delivered from Ukraine for amphibious landing exercises. China ordered 4x Bison hovercrafts, two building in Ukraine, others will build in China shipbuilding yard. The Bizon is a class of...

Photo : Chinese PLA Navy Liaoning

Liaoning , is the first aircraft carrier commissioned into the People's Liberation Army Navy Surface Force. She is classified as a training ship, intended to allow the Navy to practice with carrier usage.

DCNS trying to sell Russia’s Mistral ships to Canada

French newsletter Intelligence Online says shipbuilder DCNS has activated lobbyists in Canada in order to sell to Ottawa the Mistral-class ships that Russia ordered. In 2011, France and Russia signed a $1.5 billion deal for Paris to build...

Sea-Basing Ship to be Deployed in Sabah

The construction of the Tun Sharifah Rodziah sea-basing ship in the waters off eastern Sabah will tighten maritime security, especially in the Eastern Sabah Security Command (Esscom) areas. Armed forces chief Gen Tan Sri Dr Zulkifeli Mohd Zin...

Vietnam, Russia Closing in on Deal for 2 Gepard-Class Frigates

Vietnam and Russia are in the final stages of negotiation for the sale of two Gepard-class (Project 11661) light frigates, sources familiar with the matter told RBTH. Vietnam has four such Russian-made light frigates, with two of them...

Vietnam to Build 4 More Molniya Ship with New Weapons

As told by representatives of Vympel Shipyard (Russia) on 29/6, the companies hope to soon sign a contract to Vietnam closed Molniya 4 more ships with new equipment. Answer to the media, Mr. Victor Doskin, deputy general manager...

Singapore Unveils New Patrol Vessels as Regional Tensions Rise

Singapore’s navy is preparing to take on more unconventional missions with a new fleet of patrol boats, as territorial tensions rise in the South China Sea and demands for search and rescue missions increase in the aftermath...

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