Coastal Security

Coastal Security

miniature uavs

In recent years, there has been a growing need in Maritime Miniature Unmanned Aircraft System (MMUAS) for the international surface combatant and coastal craft...

The world's vast oceans and seas offer seemingly endless spaces in which adversaries can maneuver undetected. The U.S. military deploys networks of manned and...
Sensors

China is a rising power in today’s reality, there's no doubt about that. We in i-HLS.com have wrote extensively about the country’s efforts of...
helicopter

The Russian rotorcraft designer and manufacturer Russian Helicopters holding intends to participate in the tender for the supply of 111 shipborne Ka-226T helicopters for...
spike missiles

The Philippine Navy has been upgrading its maritime defense capabilities with the Spike ER (extended range) missile systems, manufactured by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems,...
autonomous surface vessel

An autonomous Surface Vessel (USV) is capable of performing a vast range of naval operations, reducing risk to human life and dramatically cutting procurement...
sea traffic management

New technologies have been enhancing sea traffic management in Europe. Sea Traffic Management (STM) connects and updates ships and ports in real time and...
ocean of things

Connected sensor networks would enhance maritime situational awareness. The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has announced its "Ocean of Things" program, which...
autonomous marine landing

A Spanish helicopter UAV manufacturer, Alpha Unmanned Systems (AUS) has exposed a new technology partnership with Planck Aerosystems, of San Diego, California (USA). Its...
smartwatch

A new smartwatch app helps navigate vessels. The free app supplies instant information about potential collisions, anchor drag or man overboard on the smartwatch....
us navy

Following recent deadly collisions between US Navy guided missile destroyers and cargo vessels in crowded shipping lanes, the Navy is now considering whether it’s...
naval systems

Preparations for the 2017 Trident Warrior exercise, where US sailors are exposed to the newest innovations in naval systems warfare and provide feedback on...
gas installations

Securing offshore oil and gas installations, which can represent a strategic target for enemies, requires a wide array of advanced systems. Gas discovery in...
helicopters

Helicopters have been fulfilling an important role in the world’s coastguard fleets, especially for search and rescue operations. The UK’s Coastguard is attempting to...
diesel-electric attack submarine

India has been taking an interest in several Israeli systems for equipping its upgraded submarine fleet. The Indian Navy is slated to commission the...
homeland security

Enhanced icebreaking capabilities are considered to be a US national security imperative as well as important for maintaining shipping lanes through the Arctic region....
coast guard

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Stratton is patrolling south of the Guatemala-El Salvador border, along the biggest narcotics smuggling corridor in the world, attempting...
situational awareness

Advanced marine electronics systems will be supplied to the US Coast Guard for enhancing situational awareness and navigation capabilities. FLIR Systems has been awarded...
small unmanned aircraft

The US Coast Guard recently completed the system operational verification testing of a small unmanned aircraft system (sUAS) on Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, a...
naval

The Turkish government has officially launched an ambitious mission to build the country’s first locally-made frigate. Speaking at a high-profile event, Turkish Defense Minister,...
unmanned vessel

The US navy is expanding the mission capabilities of its experimental submarine-hunting drone ship so that it can engage in surface warfare missions, fire...
undersea surveillance

Lockheed Martin Corp. is being awarded a contract modification for the production and support of Acoustic Rapid Commercial off-the-shelf Insertion (A-RCI) systems for the...