Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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By Arie Egozi The problem is universal and some countries are now confronted by it in a growing pace and severity. An exclusive economic zone (EEZ)...
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The US Coast Guard has chosen the University of California San Diego to evaluate and develop so-called “blue water” technology, a safety and law...
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The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) has unveiled a next-generation unmanned system, known as MAST-13, for the protection of the Royal Navy’s future ships...
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Reliable communication over the open sea is a great technological challenge. It is impossible to have a stationary infrastructure at sea. Nevertheless, increasing resolutions...
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The United States Navy has recently closed a $15.8 million contract with a marine robotics company to upgrade the MK 18 Kingfish unmanned underwater...
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Increasingly connected and automated vessels are becoming a cybersecurity challenge. In an incident last February, a deep draft vessel on an international voyage sailed...
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The United States Navy is calling for companies to present ideas for the service’s Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle (LUSV). The Navy intends to operate...
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The authority that oversees search and rescue operations in the UK, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plans to assess the potential use of...
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A new boat stopping technology brings to a quick and safe halt vessels whose maneuvers  arouse suspicions about their intent. The new family of...
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Amid concerns over Russia’s alleged efforts to develop capabilities “to track, assess and disrupt undersea communication cables,” the UK has banned transfer of sub...
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U.S. Navy littoral combat ships will soon be equipped with new sensor systems. Saffire III Electro-Optics Sensor Systems will supply the vessels with image...
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North Korea is well known for its arsenal of nuclear missiles, posing as a threat to many countries. North Korea has always invested a...
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Autonomous vehicles in the maritime sphere are less prevalent than aerial systems, yet new developments demonstrate innovation and response to changing needs. A new...
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  Starting this summer, the Republic of Croatia will assist in maritime Coast Guard using a helicopter-resembling Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). Croatia will operate the...
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The United States possesses one of the strongest and most intelligent military systems throughout the world. Greece has recently just approached the United States...
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The US Navy declared its MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter mission capable and ready to deploy aboard Littoral Combat Ships. The initial operational capability...
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Small boats used by terrorists or pirates and even armies can pose a major threat, and being able to confront them is vital for...
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Underwater surveillance is frequently challenged by the problem of back-scatter caused by light reflecting off particles suspended in the water. An underwater 3D laser...
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With the Navy being one of the most intense and challenging fields in the military, it is important for them to have some of...
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A new unmanned aerial vehicle features dual-use capabilities.  Leonardo’s big new unmanned air vehicle (UAV), the Falco Xplorer, is aimed at providing intelligence, surveillance...
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The US Marine Corps will be equipped with two new Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) variants that will be designed to provide troops with enhanced...
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Unmanned aerial vehicles carry out various patrol, surveillance and reconnaissance missions over vast areas such as oceans. Elbit Systems has started operating the maritime...

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