Maritime Security

Maritime Security

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...

The US Navy has been testing uncrewed, autonomous ships and submarines, which officials consider a necessary piece of the future fleet. But the technology...
interception

A new model of an Optionally Unmanned Surface Vessel (OUSV) has been unveiled by Lockheed Martin. The OUSV concept is a response to the...

The Russian military has received new coastal defense radar systems. The Monolit-BR coastal sea-surface and air reconnaissance radar system has entered service with the...

The US Navy has been looking at ways to know more about the seas in which it operates, without committing to sending more sailors...

Anti-submarine warfare is one of the least well-known forms of combat. Submarines rely on the opacity of the world's oceans to evade detection, sneaking...
Photo illus. by Wikimedia U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steven Harbour (RELEASED)US Navy

Shipboard gun sights will be supplied to the US Navy warships for the fire-control necessary to hit enemy ships and aircraft with naval gun...
encryption

The Royal Norwegian Navy is enhancing its communication capabilities. The Norwegian Defense Material Agency has selected TactiCall Integrated Communication System (ICS) by Saab to...

The US Marine Corps has been fielding an unmanned system designed to neutralize explosive threats underwater. The explosive ordnance disposal remotely operated vehicle is...
Photo illus. by Wikimedia U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Steven Harbour (RELEASED)US Navy

The UK Royal Navy is exploring the use of drones to deliver lightweight supplies to vessels at sea. Given that seven out of ten...

Unmanned aerial aircraft in the military forces are not only used for surveillance and monitoring but are very useful in missions such as refueling,...
photo illustration, USS Portland photo from US Navy Flickr

In laser weapon testing, the U.S. Navy destroyed a floating target in the Mideast. The system could be used to counter bomb-laden drone boats...
maritime security

An integration of several data systems will help search and rescue teams locate survivors, enabling crucial data to serve coastguard operators. The technology is...
Autonomous Surface Mine Countermeasure

Sea mines constitute a growing threat. A cutting-edge autonomous system able to detect modern sea mine threats and reduce risk to life has been...

In a first for the Marine Corps, Marines conducted over-the-horizon heavy lift and troop transport ship-to-shore operations aboard CH-53K King Stallions over the Atlantic...

A ‘multi-domain robotic team’ combining UAS and USV technologies has been developed. The new combination is designed to operate together for advanced mission profiles,...

V-200 unmanned aerial vehicle has successfully completed a five-day long surveillance flight trial. Designed for civilian and military missions, this Vertical Take-Off & Landing...
5g drone

5G networking - the fifth-generation mobile network - can provide various advantages in the maritime arena, with solutions for potential use in national defense...
Photo Patroller UAV sensors from Safran media website

A maritime intelligence and surveillance drone model has shown its ability to meet the maritime surveillance needs of navies or European maritime surveillance agencies,...

The UK Navy experiments launching jet-powered drones from its carriers. Fixed-wing drones were flown from a carrier’s vast flight deck to assess how they...
vessel anchor

In a first, the Royal Navy is reassigning an experienced crew from a Mine Countermeasures Squadron, and putting them in charge of autonomous minehunting...