Monday, December 11, 2023

Maritime Security

US Navy evaluates Devil Ray drone boat in the Arabian Gulf

In a strategic move to bolster maritime security and stability in the Middle East region, the U.S. 5th Fleet's Task Force 59 has introduced...

US Navy tests new containerized missile launcher

The U.S. Navy has announced that the USS Savannah (LCS 28) showcased its capabilities with a live-fire demonstration on October 24th in the Eastern...

Israel deploys submarines amid rising tensions with Iran

The Israeli Defense Forces reportedly deployed its submarine fleet across the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran and Lebanon-based Hezbollah. Doron Kadosh, a journalist...

Chinese warplanes and vessels cross Taiwan Strait median line

In a recent escalation of tensions in the Taiwan Strait, Taiwan detected the presence of 10 People's Liberation Army (PLA) aircraft and four People's...

Japan conducts maritime railgun test

Japan's Acquisition Technology & Logistics Agency has teamed up with the Maritime Self-Defense Force, known as the JMSDF, to conduct the first maritime railgun...

US Navy to upgrade two of its powerful destroyers

General Dynamics announced last week that the U.S. Navy plans to repair and upgrade two of its powerful destroyers, the USS Chung-Hoon (DDG 93)...

Spanish Navy to receive MH-60R helicopters from Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin, a leading global aerospace and defense company, has announced that it has secured a contract from the U.S. Navy to produce Seahawk...

US Marine Corps to receive more advanced radar systems

The U.S. Marine Corps will receive ten additional AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) systems in a $513 million deal between the Marine Corps Systems...

US Navy awards contract to Northrop Grumman for new guided ammunition

U.S. defense giant Northrop Grumman Corp. announced on Wednesday that it was awarded a contract from the U.S. Navy for the newly designed 57mm...

US Marine Corps orders more missile launching drones

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded the Oshkosh Defense a contract for additional unmanned missile launcher vehicles. According to a press release from Oshkosh, the...

South Korea’s secret amphibious vehicle submerged during test

South Korean officials have confirmed that two defense company employees died Tuesday after an amphibious assault vehicle prototype submerged during a test. The accident with...

Ukraine tests underwater kamikaze drone

The Ukrainian Armed Forces are conducting sea trials of a new Marichka underwater drone designed to destroy enemy warships and maritime infrastructure. The Marichka is...

Keel laid for new US Navy amphibious ship Fallujah

HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division celebrated the keel authentication of the future Fallujah (LHA 9), the fourth America-class large-deck amphibious assault ship, at a ceremony Wednesday. During the...

GD Electric Boat secures $517M contract for Virginia-class submarine parts

GD Electric Boat, a business unit of General Dynamics, announced today it was awarded a $517.2 million delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement...

Poland orders more coastal defense systems

Norway-based international technology company Kongsberg has announced that it has been awarded a contract to provide its NSM (Naval Strike Missile) Coastal Defence System...

US Navy MQ-4C Triton drone reaches initial operational capability

U.S. Defense giant Northrop Grumman has announced that multi-intelligence MQ-4C Triton uncrewed aircraft achieved a declaration of initial operating capability (IOC) by the U.S....

Haunting images of burnt Russian submarine leaked

First photos of the burned-out Russian diesel submarine at the dry dock in occupied Crimea have been leaked to the public by a Western...

Ukrainian Forces successfully hit shipyard in Russian-occupied Crimea

Ukrainian Air Force commander Lt. Gen. Mykola Oleschuk confirmed on Wednesday morning the night strikes on Sevastopol, in the Russian-occupied Crimea. In a Telegram post,...

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