Maritime Security

Maritime Security

Ukraine has launched its first locally-designed fast military assault craft on order for the Ukrainian Navy. The first Centaur fast military assault craft was...
sea mine-hunting

Unmanned systems have become a frequent tool in dangerous sea mine-hunting missions. Now, a modified version of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has...
submarine

South Korea has been boosting its domestic manufacturing capabilities with the launch of a new diesel-electric air-independent propulsion (AIP) submarine. Seoul has exposed the...
diving scooter

Russian combat swimmers use a German-made extreme high-performance diving scooter for professional purposes. This was revealed during large-scale military exercises that took place at...
frozen water

Diving in icy water is extremely dangerous to humans. As more Arctic sea lanes open up and the US Navy increases its readiness to...
interception

A successful interception test was conducted by the Japanese Aegis destroyer Atago. The system detected and shot down a short-range ballistic missile in space...
marine

As unmanned aerial systems technology has evolved, the extent of applications for drones has expanded into numerous fields, including pollution monitoring, search-and-rescue operations, etc....

Refueling aircraft during a mission in order to extend their range has always been a challenge. A new unmanned carrier-based tanker aircraft will help...
air and missile defense

Japan has been advancing its integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) capabilities through the combined use of vessels equipped with the Aegis naval weapon...
maritime UAV

The German Navy gets a new airborne reconnaissance technology. The new, unmanned, airborne system, a NATO-compliant heavy fuel rotary UAV SKELDAR V-200, is scheduled...
submarines

Seawater is often turbid, clouded with organic matter and reducing visibility to mere feet. A new concept in underwater detection takes its inspiration from...

Like a swarm of insects, a swarm of boats can pose a threat as a larger, far more expensive warship might not be able...

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has entered an agreement to provide advanced defense systems to Israel Navy’s Sa’ar-6 corvettes. The systems will be used to...

The US has been investing more resources in unmanned systems and robotics. In its fiscal year 2019 budget, the Defense Department requested $9.6 billion...

India's Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a next-gen military radio communication system for the country's naval forces. The system is expected...
communication

Law enforcement officers coordinating and participating in dangerous operations to stop drug trafficking need reliable communications. The US Joint Interagency Task Force South (JIATFS),...

The US Navy MQ-4C Triton long-range maritime patrol UAV became operational this year, yet the unmanned aircraft continue to evolve with upgrades and add...

By Arie Egozi Israel is accelerating the development and deployment of systems that can protect the country's gas pumping rigs in the Mediterranean. This comes...
warships

Saudi Arabia’s government will receive four corvette-sized small surface warships from Lockheed Martin Corp., within the framework of a $451 million order. Saudi Arabia...

A new, twin-engined fixed-wing UAV designed for maritime surveillance missions has been exposed by Tekever. The AR5 is designed to address maritime concerns such...

The first successful guided flight test of Raytheon's ESSM Block 2 intermediate-range, surface-to-air missile has been completed by the U.S. Navy. The Block 2...
coast guard

Norway has been upgrading its offshore security capabilities. The Norwegian military will be equipped with three new coast guard vessels from Vard Langsten in...