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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 […]


Lockheed Delivers 4th Upgraded P-3 Orion to US Customs and Border Protection

Lockheed Delivers 4th Upgraded P-3 Orion to US Customs and Border Protection

Lockheed Martin delivered the fourth P-3 Orion with new Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) modifications to U.S. Customs and Border Protection two months ahead of schedule on Jan. 20. The MLU installation and phase depot maintenance (PDM) were accomplished in record time […]


Indra Develops A Maritime Surveillance Light Aircraft

Indra Develops A Maritime Surveillance Light Aircraft

Indra, the premier IT company in Spain and a leading IT multinational in Europe, is working on the development of a new maritime surveillance light aircraft in collaboration with Italian aircraft manufacturer Tecnam, firms SELEX Galileo, FLIR Systems and Remote […]


British, French ships join US carrier in Strait of Hormuz

British, French ships join US carrier in Strait of Hormuz

British and French ships joined a US carrier group in a six-strong flotilla of warships which passed through the sensitive Strait of Hormuz, Britain’s Ministry of Defence said. The ministry said a Royal Navy frigate, HMS Argyll, was part of […]


China to send armed patrols on Mekong: report

China to send armed patrols on Mekong: report

China and several neighbouring countries will provide armed escorts to ships navigating the Mekong River, state media said Wednesday, after 13 Chinese sailors were killed on the key waterway last month. The sailors died in a raid on two Chinese […]


No Warships Protecting UK Shores

No Warships Protecting UK Shores

Cutbacks have left the UK without a single warship specifically tasked with protecting the country’s shores for the past month, the Ministry of Defence confirmed today. The Royal Navy normally provides a minimum coverage of a frigate or destroyer fulfilling […]


Pirates seize tanker off coast of Nigeria

Pirates seize tanker off coast of Nigeria

Pirates seized an oil tanker with over 20 crew off the coast of Nigeria, an official of the International Maritime Bureau said on Thursday amid mounting concern at such attacks in West Africa. “We believe it’s been hijacked and we […]


 
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