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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 […]


Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian nations feud over South China Sea

Asian leaders feuded on Monday over how to handle tense maritime territorial disputes with China, overshadowing talks at a regional summit meant to strengthen trade and political ties. The leaders of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations had hoped […]


Austal at Euronaval, Singapore Naval Exhibitions

Austal at Euronaval, Singapore Naval Exhibitions

Austal invites you to visit us at two defence exhibitions being held during the last week in October. Reflecting its global activities, Austal will have a major presence at both Euronaval, held in France, and Coastal Surveillance, held in Singapore. […]


P3C Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft Inducted

P3C Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft Inducted

During an impressive ceremony held earlier Wednesday, Pakistan Navy inducted another P3C Long Range Maritime Patrol Aircraft in its aviation fleet, received from USA under Security Assistance Programme. A Pakistan Navy press release said that the Chief of the Naval […]


Pirates hijack tanker with 24 Russian crew off Togo: IMB

Pirates hijack tanker with 24 Russian crew off Togo: IMB

Pirates exchanged fire with security forces and hijacked a Greek-owned oil tanker with 24 Russian crew off Togo on Tuesday in the latest attack in the region, the International Maritime Bureau said. The Isle of Man-flagged vessel, which was carrying […]


Saab Unveils New Surveillance Aircraft

Saab Unveils New Surveillance Aircraft

Defence and security company Saab is unveiling its new Saab 340 Maritime Security Aircraft at the Farnborough International Airshow. The aircraft is capable of effectively monitoring large areas and is the key to maritime domain awareness. The Saab 340 Maritime […]


US, New Zealand sign defense cooperation accord

US, New Zealand sign defense cooperation accord

The United States and New Zealand signed an agreement to expand defense cooperation but the deal does not alter Auckland’s longstanding ban on port visits by nuclear-armed American warships, officials said. The accord was the latest in a series marking […]


Somali pirates weakened but not defeated: EU commander

Somali pirates weakened but not defeated: EU commander

The number of successful Somali pirate attacks has fallen but international navies must not drop their guard and keep up the pressure, the commander of the EU mission said Tuesday. British Rear Admiral Duncan Potts warned that the gains made […]


 
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