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Russia ready to continue anti-piracy mission in Gulf of Aden

Russia ready to continue anti-piracy mission in Gulf of Aden

A new Russian naval task force will arrive on Wednesday in the Gulf of Aden to continue the ongoing anti-piracy mission off the Somali coast, a Defense Ministry spokesman said. The task force from the Pacific Fleet includes the Udaloy […]


Role of Military Must Evolve Amid Uncertain Security Challenges

Role of Military Must Evolve Amid Uncertain Security Challenges

A more complex and uncertain international environment has inevitably led to a re-thinking of military capabilities around the world, in order to expand the spectrum of operations. Making this observation was Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the […]


Asia on maritime crash course: Australia think-tank

Asia on maritime crash course: Australia think-tank

Nationalism and hunger for resources are stoking maritime disputes in Indo-Pacific Asia, with China showing “troubling signs of assertiveness at sea”, an Australian think-tank warned Tuesday. The Lowy Institute foreign policy group said there had been an “upsurge in confrontation […]


HMAS Melbourne Commences Operations in the Gulf

HMAS Melbourne Commences Operations in the Gulf

The first of the newly upgraded Adelaide Class Guided Missile Frigates (FFG), HMAS Melbourne, has commenced maritime security operations in the Middle East, replacing the ANZAC Class Frigate (FFH) HMAS Parramatta. HMAS Melbourne, now under the command of Commander Michael […]


Iraq Takes Major Step Toward Securing Coastline

Iraq Takes Major Step Toward Securing Coastline

UMM QASR, Iraq: As part of the effort by the government of Iraq to increase the stability and international standing of the country, the Iraqi Navy officially welcomed two new ships to its fleet during a ceremony along the country’s […]


50th Fully Missionized MH-60R Multimission Helicopter to the US Navy

50th Fully Missionized MH-60R Multimission Helicopter to the US Navy

OWEGO, NY: Lockheed Martin has formally delivered the 50th MH-60R helicopter, fully equipped for its mission to protect the U. S. Navy fleet from hostile submarines and surface ships. The newest member of the SEAHAWK® family of maritime helicopters is […]


Russian warship starts patrol of Somali waters

Russian warship starts patrol of Somali waters

Moscow: A Russian frigate, the Neustrashimy, has started a patrol mission in the pirate-infested area off the Horn of Africa and the Gulf of Aden, a Russian Navy spokesman said. “The Neustrashimy crew has started its mission to protect shipping […]


EU to extend anti-piracy mission off Somalia through 2010

EU to extend anti-piracy mission off Somalia through 2010

UNITED NATIONS: The European Union has decided to extend the mandate of its piracy mission off the coast of Somalia until the end of 2010, Sweden’s UN envoy has said. The European Union — through the naval Operation Atalanta — […]


Russian missile cruiser leaves Singapore

Russian missile cruiser leaves Singapore

A task force from the Russian Pacific Fleet led by the missile cruiser Varyag has left Singapore and is currently on its way to Vladivostok, the fleet’s spokesman said on Tuesday. The group, which set out from the Russian Far […]


 
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