Carrier extends Gulf stay
Truman has wide-ranging and flexible mission capabilities. USS Truman’s Arabian Gulf Stay Extended By Month To Accelerate Anti-IS Campaign The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier strike group’s presence in […]
Ferry security questions
Call for greater security. EU ferry security measures lacking by Grant Turnbull Despite a marked increase in the threat posed by Daesh terrorists in Europe, as demonstrated by recent attacks […]
Islamic State ‘lacks capacity to hit shipping’
Terrorists would need to operate small speedboats from a mothership. Islamic State ‘lacks capacity to hit shipping’ by David Osler THERE is no positive evidence that Islamic State has the […]
IS Militants Attack Libyan Port
Two governments still vying for control of country. Islamic State Militants Attack Libyan Port By Reuters Islamic State militants attacked forces guarding one of Libya’s main oil ports on Thursday […]
M’sia, France to focus on Sulu Waters
Concerns grow over possible ISIS links to militants. M’sia, France to focus on Sulu Waters to thwart IS threat Defence Minister says France’s expertise and experience in maritime issues is […]
IS targets Suez?
Warnings from security experts. Islamic State targets the Suez Canal’s big reopening SAM CHAMBERS Cairo: Today marks exactly one month until the official opening of the newly expanded Suez Canal, […]
US imposes restrictions on vessels from Libya
New conditions imposed over security fears. US imposes restrictions on vessels from Libya The United States Coast Guards (USCG) announced that it will impose new conditions of entry on ships […]
Is IS a credible threat to shipping?
After last week’s warnings, scepticism creeps in. Is Islamic State a credible threat to Mediterranean shipping? By Charlie Bartlett from London Recently, British anti-terrorism group Quilliam intercepted a document from the Islamic State […]
Anti-terror missions for Japan’s MSDF?
Possible re-tasking to confront terror threats. Anti-terror missions could be on horizon for MSDF’s Djibouti detachment DJIBOUTI – A Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (MSDF) P-3C Orion surveillance aircraft takes off […]
U.S. Navy key partner in fight against ISIS
Navy ‘well positioned’ to support fight. U.S. Navy key partner in fight against ISIS, says Lockheed Martin UAE chief By Salma el-Shahed The U.S. navy “is very well positioned to […]