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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 […]


Boosting Australia’s Maritime Capabilities

Boosting Australia’s Maritime Capabilities

The Minister for Defence David Johnston today announced the first set of key initiatives in the Abbott Government’s long-term strategic naval plan. Within a year of taking office the Government is moving decisively to tackle Labor’s Defence mess and to […]


US Navy Details Transition from P-3 to P-8 Aircraft

US Navy Details Transition from P-3 to P-8 Aircraft

The Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Force (MPRF) is transitioning into a new type/model/series (TMS) for the first time in 50 years. To make this transition a success, the Naval Aviation Enterprise (NAE) and industry leaders are working to sustain the […]


Joint Israeli Solution for Indian Maritime Security Problems

Joint Israeli Solution for Indian Maritime Security Problems

Elbit Systems Ltd. has teamed with Windward to offer integrated maritime solutions for the Indian authorities. The joint solution combines Windward’s innovative satellite-based maritime analytics system, MarInt, with Elbit Systems’ wide range of solutions for maritime domain awareness, including Hermes […]


India Hands Over A Dornier Surveillance Aircraft to Seychelles

India Hands Over A Dornier Surveillance Aircraft to Seychelles

The Defence Minister Shri AK Antony handed over a Dornier surveillance aircraft to the Foreign Minister of Seychelles Mr. Jean Paul Adam at a function here today. The maritime surveillance aircraft will be used to guard the extensive coastline of […]


Royal Navy Looks to Improve the Security of Maritime Operations

Royal Navy Looks to Improve the Security of Maritime Operations

The Ministry of Defence is looking for ways to strengthen the security of maritime operations so that it can be more effective at combating illegal activities such as gun-running, people-smuggling and piracy. A member of HMS Monmouth’s force protection team […]


U.S. and Timor-Leste Naval Forces Build Maritime Partnerships

U.S. and Timor-Leste Naval Forces Build Maritime Partnerships

PORT HERA NAVY BASE, Timor-Leste: The U.S. Navy and Timorese Navy commenced the first Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Timor-Leste exercise Jan. 25, with an opening ceremony held at Port Hera Navy Base. U.S. Ambassador Judith Fergin and Col. […]


China adds destroyers to marine surveillance: report

China adds destroyers to marine surveillance: report

China has transferred two destroyers and nine other ex-navy vessels to its maritime surveillance fleet, reports said Monday, as it moves to beef up its position in bitter territorial rows with Japan and other neighbours. Beijing renovated the ships and […]


Indian Navy Gets First of 8 P-8I Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

Indian Navy Gets First of 8 P-8I Maritime Surveillance Aircraft

The Navy on Wednesday received the first of the eight P-8I maritime surveillance aircraft it is to get from Boeing. India had signed a deal worth over $2.1 billion with the American firm in January 2009 for procuring the long-range […]


 
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