Technology Zone

  • Spot And Soak

    Supplying technical solutions to shipping has always been big business. Alas the anti-piracy kit locker is filled with the abandoned detritus of false hopes and equipment which sounded wonderful in theory, […]

  • Really Spraying Something

    Necessity is the mother of invention as they say, and in an effort to combat piracy, Mace Personal Defense, Inc. has developed “The Shipboard Defense System” (“SDS”), a defensive on-board […]

  • Offshore Patrol Vessels: The Combat Jack of All Naval Trades

    Offshore Patrol Vessels: The Combat Jack of All Naval Trades Courtesy of Defence IQ.com Multi-mission naval vessels are logically the next evolutionary step for naval forces worldwide. Historically, however, it […]

  • Laser Brains

    British engineers are reportedly in the advanced stages of developing a new type of defence system which is set to use lasers to incapacitate pirates, dazzling them as they approach targetted vessels. The […]

  • Old School Security of Trade

    While our focus is the world of modern maritime security, we know that occasionally it is useful to look at other aspects of our world and see the investment in […]

  • Railgun Record

    The US Navy blew away a world record last week at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Virginia when they successfully fired their new electromagnetic cannon. The experimental cannon is capable […]

  • Overseas and Underwater

    Iran plans to deploy several units of its subsurface vessels in the high seas and international waters as part of its strategy to defend the country’s interests abroad, Commander of […]

  • Citadels Under Siege: Safe Rooms or Safety Hazards?

    “When placing crew in a citadel, the crew may not be rescued. You need to consider that fact.” – Commander Steve Paget, Canadian Navy. During an insightful “Combating Piracy Week” […]

  • Anti-piracy demonstration 14th September 2010

    A propeller arrester developed for protecting shipping in high-risk piracy areas by Channel Islands-based piracy and maritime security specialist Merchant Maritime Warfare Centre, is to be showcased in the Solent […]

  • Micro UAVs

    The advantages and uses of Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) in the context of Maritime Security. Micro UAVs are one of the most innovative technologies currently on the military and […]

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