Thursday, September 16, 2021

Maritime Security

U.S. Marines conducts amphibious night raids in Japan

The dark night wouldn’t allow the human eye to see anything further than two feet ahead, but that didn’t stop the Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) from conducting their amphibious night raid on Ukibaru...

U.S. spy planes intercepted by Russian fighter jets over Black Sea

U.S. surveillance aircraft planes were intercepted and escorted by Russian fighter jets during a flight over neutral waters over the Black Sea. According to Russia’s National Defense Management Center, Su-30SM and Su-27 fighter jets were scrambled to intercept...

Russian Navy says it is tracking U.S. Navy high-speed transport vessel in Black Sea

The Russian military is tracking a U.S. Navy expeditionary fast transport USNS Yuma (T-EPF 8) in the Black Sea, the National Defense Control Center reported on Thursday. "The forces and means of the Black Sea Fleet have begun...

Russia releases video of U.S. Navy P-8A aircraft intercept

The Russian Ministry of Defense released a video showing a pair of Su-30SM fighter jets that intercepts U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft over the Black Sea on Tuesday evening. According to a press release...

U.S. Navy sent Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport into the Black Sea

On Thursday, the U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa announced that Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport USNS Yuma (T-EPF 8) began its northbound transit into the Black Sea to operate with NATO Allies and partners. Spearhead-class class ships are designed to...

Israeli Navy to receive four new Shaldag MK V vessels

Israel Shipyards Ltd. has announced that it was awarded a contract to supply its Shaldag MK V vessels to the Israeli Navy. The company will provide four vessels that have been adapted to the Navy’s configuration requirements Over the...

U.S. Marine Corps fields new rocket system

The U.S. Marines Corps has announced that Marines have begun receiving a man-portable shoulder-launched multi-role weapon system from Saab that provides additional protection and lethality in urban environments. According to a recent service news release, Marine Corps Systems...

U.S. aircraft and warships support Ukrainian Navy Day

U.S. Air Force V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft and Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol plane flew over Odesa, Ukraine to support Ukrainian Navy day. U.S. military aircraft performed a flyover as part of Ukrainian Navy Day in Odesa, Ukraine...

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