Maritime Security

Maritime Security

By Or Shalom, security and cyber expert and adviser Marine ports have strategic importance as critical infrastructure. The ports are vital to the economy, the...

A new maritime surveillance sensor system will identify and track smugglers, terrorists, or any other threat, day and night, on rough seas. The system...

The global unmanned surface vehicle market for defense and commercial uses is projected to reach USD 1,020 million by 2023, according to a Markets...

The US is trying to assess how Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) medium-range UAV capabilities might be used to support Coast Guard operations, including...

The German Navy has just started at-sea tests of the SKELDAR V200 vertical take off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) aboard first-in-class...

In the wake of the explosion of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate in massive blasts in Beirut’s main port, killing at least 100 people...

Elbit Systems tested the combination of a mini-unmanned aerial system with its Seagull Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) to further enhance the vessel’s intelligence capabilities...
3d printing

3D printing, or additive manufacturing, is becoming more and more prevalent in the military maintenance and logistics fields. The technology will soon be used...

The relatively small dimensions of drones make them ideal for deployment on vessels for various purposes. Russia has been developing deck-based vertical take-off and...

Turkey's anti-ship cruise missile, ATMACA has been cleared for forces entry after it struck a sea-based target 200 kms away in its latest long-distance...
maritime situational awareness

Vessels continuously operate marine radar to avoid nearby obstacles and safely navigate from point to point. It is hard to track some vessels that...
unmanned systems

Thanks to their accelerated technological development and their endless applications, unmanned systems on the ground, air, and sea currently attract the highest interest both...
patrol boat

Ukraine will purchase US patrol boats and other equipment in order to bolster its deterrence versus Russia in the contested Kerch Strait and key...

The US Navy could face a three-year delay in the testing of the MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanking drone if it doesn’t get its designated...

Vessel’s oil tank inspections will become safer and more efficient thanks to drones. New drone technology was recently used to inspect the tanks onboard...
coast guard

Turkey has been accelerating its domestic defense projects. The country has recently developed an indigenous software for its Coast Guard’s new surveillance and radar...

When an object or person goes missing at sea, the complex, constantly changing conditions of the ocean can confound and delay critical search-and-rescue operations....
LORA ballistic missile

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has completed a dual operational firing trial with LORA (Long-Range Artillery Weapon System), a precise ballistic strike missile. Held in...

A European collaboration in the maritime security field is widening its scope. Spain has officially joined the European Patrol Corvette program to design and...

Combat crucial satellite transmissions, including radio, data, video and other networking mediums and guidance systems, can sustain functionality in the event that one is...

With their ability to engage targets at the speed of light and shoot them down at a cost of a dollar a shot, lasers...
SAR

Adverse weather conditions and short endurance significantly degrade the SaR capabilities of manned aircraft, often preventing them from executing their missions.  Elbit Systems introduces a...

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