Navy & Maritime Security News

Beechcraft Delivers T-6C+ Trainers, King Air 350ER to Mexican Navy

Beechcraft Delivers T-6C+ Trainers, King Air 350ER to Mexican Navy

Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., today announced it has delivered two Beechcraft T-6C+ military trainers ordered earlier this year to the Mexican Navy Secretaría de Marina (SEMAR), as well as one King Air 350ER, the second of […]


British Falklands warship towed away for scrap

British Falklands warship towed away for scrap

The British warship on which Argentina formally surrendered the island of South Georgia during the 1982 Falklands War began its final journey on Wednesday before being scrapped. HMS Plymouth could not be saved despite years of attempts to find a […]


Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO

Russia vows to strengthen navy to ward off NATO

Russia announced plans Tuesday to bolster its navy with more advanced weapons in response to NATO’s vow to halt the Kremlin’s push into Ukraine and feared expansion into eastern Europe. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told a general security meeting that […]


China Navy, Air Force to Conduct Free Air-Combat Confrontation Drill

China Navy, Air Force to Conduct Free Air-Combat Confrontation Drill

A free air-combat confrontation drill between an aviation detachment equipped with several fighters assigned by the aviation unit under the East China Sea Fleet of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and a troop unit under the PLA Air […]


First Australian LHD On Final Builder’s Trials

First Australian LHD On Final Builder’s Trials

NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, has sailed on her final contractor sea trials before delivery to the Australian Government. The ship departed Williamstown shipyard on 12 August […]


Russian Navy Launches First Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

Russian Navy Launches First Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

The first in the series of six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines, built for Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet, will be put in service with the Russian Navy on August 22, a Navy spokesman said on Tuesday. “On August 22, St. Andrew’s flag […]


Japan gives Vietnam six ships to boost maritime patrols

Japan gives Vietnam six ships to boost maritime patrols

Japan said Friday it would give Vietnam six vessels to boost the communist country’s capacity to patrol its territorial waters, amid a bitter maritime dispute with Beijing in the South China Sea. The deal for the six used vessels, worth […]


Exercise RIMPAC Draws Australia Closer to Amphibious Future

Exercise RIMPAC Draws Australia Closer to Amphibious Future

More than 800 Australian Navy, Army and Air Force personnel are on their way home after taking part in RIMPAC, the world’s largest naval exercise, which concluded in Hawaii today. Australia sent the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ship HMAS Success […]


Joint Drills Boost Chinese Navy

Joint Drills Boost Chinese Navy

The Chinese navy has been striving to hone its combat capability through joint drills and rigorous training since the start of the year. During Joint Sea 2014, conducted in late May in the East China Sea, the Chinese and Russian […]


 
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