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Egypt takes delivery of two US missile ships

Egypt takes delivery of two US missile ships

Egypt has taken delivery of two more US fast missile boats to boost its ability in ensuring “regional security and countering terrorism”, the American embassy in Cairo said on Monday. Ties with the United States plummeted after Egypt’s army ousted […]


US, China hold ‘frank’ talks on hacking, maritime row

US, China hold ‘frank’ talks on hacking, maritime row

Top US and Chinese officials were set to join “candid” talks Tuesday on the “complicated but consequential” ties between the world’s two leading economies, with maritime disputes and cyber hacking high on the agenda. About 400 Chinese officials have converged […]


China Says New Domestic Seaplane Will Protect Maritime Rights

China Says New Domestic Seaplane Will Protect Maritime Rights

China will be able to use its first domestically developed amphibious plane to enhance its operational capability at sea and safeguard its maritime interests, according to the aircraft’s chief designer. “The primary uses of the AG-600 will be forest fire […]


USS Farragut Responds to Distress Call from Maersk Tigris

USS Farragut Responds to Distress Call from Maersk Tigris

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command in Bahrain answered a distress call this morning issued by the Maersk Tigris container ship, after an Iranian Navy ship fired shots across its bridge and Iranian personnel boarded the commercial vessel, a Pentagon spokesman […]


Allies concerned at China’s maritime moves

Allies concerned at China’s maritime moves

US, Japanese and South Korean diplomats Thursday renewed concerns about moves by China to stake its claim to disputed seas and urged Beijing to preserve freedom of navigation in the key waterways. Deputy US Secretary Tony Blinken repeated America’s position […]


Rising Security Threats Sustain Expenditure on Military Naval Vessels Platforms

Rising Security Threats Sustain Expenditure on Military Naval Vessels Platforms

Deteriorating international relations across the world have caused countries to sanction extensive naval modernization and re-armament programs in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Russia. The Ukraine crisis, territorial disputes on the South China Sea and growing tensions in the Middle […]


US Navy, Boeing Deliver 21st P-8A to Fleet Operators

US Navy, Boeing Deliver 21st P-8A to Fleet Operators

The Navy received the final production P-8A Poseidon aircraft of 2014 on Jan. 8 marking 21 deliveries to fleet operators in Jacksonville, Fla. “Boeing last month delivered the eighth P-8A Poseidon of 2014, completing all planned deliveries to the U.S. […]


Navy Integrates Weapon Systems with Unmanned Vehicles for New Surface Warfare Capability

Navy Integrates Weapon Systems with Unmanned Vehicles for New Surface Warfare Capability

Navy engineers used technologies supporting the science of integration to guide live gun fire onto distant targets, demonstrating a new integrated surface warfare capability in a maritime environment, Sept. 29. Military and civilian leaders observed as unmanned surface and air […]


US Navy Accepts Delivery of First MK VI Patrol Boat

US Navy Accepts Delivery of First MK VI Patrol Boat

The Navy accepted delivery of the first MK VI patrol boat, Aug. 27. The craft is the first of 10 patrol boats currently under contract with Safe Boats International in Tacoma, Washington. The patrol boats will be operated and maintained […]


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 […]


 
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