Maritime Security

Maritime Security

Ship in harbor. By pixabay

Imagine yourselves working in the security branch of a local harbor. How do you know what kind of ships are coming in? Are they...
MIUS UAV aboard LHD Anadolu By Baykar Defense

Turkey’s drone carrier TCG Anadolu has officially started sea trials. The Anadolu (L-400) amphibious assault ship was sighted in the Sea of Marmara on...
Photo illus. by Wikimedia U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steven Harbour (RELEASED)US Navy

The US Navy is boosting its fleet protection by adding advanced electro-optic/infrared capabilities to its carriers, destroyers, frigates, amphibious and landing helicopter assault ships. A...
Photo carrier by UK Ministry of Defense, Commander US Naval Forces Europe Africa US Flickr

The world’s first atomic clock of its kind has been fitted to Britain’s biggest warship, HMS Prince of Wales, to help ensure pinpoint accuracy...
The drone revolution underwater. Hydrus, Photo by Advanced Navigation

Smaller and more convenient models have driven down the cost of unmanned aerial vehicles and have made it possible to use technology in ways...
Drone swarm illust. Image by Pvt. James Newsome, US Army

Our lives are becoming increasingly reliant on unmanned tools and systems. Marine, air, and ground unmanned systems lead the military industry, and are catching...
Laser Weapon Systems, Photo by Lockheed Martin

An invisible beam was fired by the ground-based laser system at the red drone as it flew. A glowing orange glow suddenly appeared on...
REMUS 300 UUV, by Huntington Ingalls Industries

In the depths of the sea, the pencil-shaped underwater vehicle can track, gather information, patrol and neutralize mines utilizing a variety of technologies and...
Royal Navy Heavy-Lift Drone, photo illus. by Royal Navy Website, LPhot Dan Rosenbaum

The Royal Navy has tested heavy-lift drones to assess their suitability for resupplying aircraft carriers and other frontline operations. As robotic aircraft already perform complex...
Photo illus. command and control by US PEO 3 Flickr

Controlling fleets of unmanned vehicles during military missions is a challenging task, especially when dealing with a wide range of autonomous air, ground, surface,...
RE2 Sapien Sea Class, Photo by RE2

M2NS (Maritime Mine Neutralization System), RE2's underwater robot, and a project led by the United States Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR), is capable...
Vladimir_Putin_Naval_Parade_in_St._Petersburg, From Wikimedia Commons

This year, Russia will begin building two diesel-electric submarines under Project 667 (Lada series). Submarine B-585 St. Petersburg, the leading submarine of the Lada series,...
PHoto illus. warfighters by US Navy

US Marine Corps announced earlier this month the formation of a new Coast Guard division, which could worry U.S. enemies. Located on Marine Corps...
MQ-8C Fire Scout. Photo: Northrop Grumman

The US Navy needs an airborne sensor that can detect deeper water mines. A new variant of the Navy’s unmanned helicopter may soon feature...
Photo illus. US Navy by Pixabay

The US Navy is working to test and mature air, surface and underwater autonomy systems through multiple programs. Efforts include new autonomy standards as...
patrol corvette

Israel Aerospace Industries and Singapore Technology Engineering have joined forces in the design of Blue Spear, a (5G SSM) land-to-sea missile system. The missile...
photo illus. vessel by Wikimedia

The US Navy Chief of Operations is interested in deploying unmanned or minimally manned vessels with strike groups as soon as the next five...
Photo-Illus.-USV-by-NARA

The US Navy and its security allies will launch a new joint drone fleet in the Middle East next year, according to the commander...
Photo illus. Israel IMDO Arrow 3 missile from US MDA Flickr

NATO, Europe, the US, Israel - what missile defense policy does each of them lead, and what are the latest technologies defense industries have...

Israel has “successfully completed a complex series of tests'' on C-Dome, a sea-based version of the Iron Dome missile defense system. The Israel Missile...

The underwater drone market is opening up, from specific drones for extensive scientific research and commercial uses to military drones. Underwater drones are now...
patrol boat

Israel is taking part in a massive naval exercise underway in the Middle East, which incorporates unmanned vehicles and artificial intelligence to test out...