Sunday, January 23, 2022

Maritime Security

USS Oakland ready to receive new long-range, precision-strike weapon

The U.S. Navy's Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Oakland (LCS 24), has received a new launch module for long-range, precision-strike weapon. According to a recent Navy news release, USS Oakland (LCS 24) finished installation of its Naval Strike...

Indonesia takes delivery of 2 US-made Bell 505 helicopters

Indonesian Navy on Wednesday took the delivery of two Bell 505 helicopters, also known as the Jet Ranger X. The newly acquired helicopters will be utilized as basic helicopter trainers, according to  Bell Textron Inc., a Textron Inc....

US Navy commissions new guided-missile destroyer Daniel Inouye

The U.S. Navy Wednesday commissioned its new Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.  On 8 December, Bath-built DDG 118 officially becomes USS Daniel Inouye and is commissioned into the U.S. Navy. According...

Key West fast attack submarine returns to home port in Guam

The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) returned to its home port in Guam. According to the U.S. Navy, Key West is one of two Los Angeles-class fast attack submarines assigned to Commander, Submarine...

Russia deploys anti-ship missile systems to disputed Kuril islands

Russia has deployed its Bastion shore-based anti-ship missile systems to the disputed Kuril Islands. chain in the Pacific near Japan, the Zvezda TV channel said on Thursday. “Russia is free to place on its territory those objects that...

France rolls out new nuclear-powered attack submarine

The French Navy's newest nuclear submarine has been rolled out of its dockyard at Naval Group's shipyard in Cherbourg. French shipbuilder Naval Group has rolled out its new Duguay-Trouin S636 nuclear-powered attack submarine in preparation for the ship’s...

US Navy’s Stingray drone is getting ready for its first carrier demonstration

The U.S. Navy has announced that its Carrier-Based MQ-25 Stingray Tanker Drone program is getting ready for its first carrier demonstration. According to a recent service news release from Naval Air Systems Command, the U.S. Navy and Boeing...

Russia says it launches mass production of Zircon hypersonic missiles

Russian state media on Friday stated that Russia has begun mass production of a batch of Zircon hypersonic cruise missiles. TASS also quoted the source saying that "A serial production of Zircon missiles is underway at the NPO...

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