• Boarders Ahoy!

    NATO has developed a boarding party simulator. An multiplayer online game ion game will be used to train sailors charged with boarding ships and searching for contraband. “Boarders Ahoy!” uses […]

  • Navy Rescue Hostages

    Five hostages and their fishing vessel have been freed from Somali pirates. Their release followed the actions of a naval boarding party from HMS Cornwall. According to the UK Ministry […]

  • Pirate Skiffs Destroyed

      USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), assigned to CMF’s counter-piracy mission Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, destroyed two pirate skiffs, at approximatel 9 p.m. (Bahrain), March 14, successfully disrupting the […]

  • Blade Runner

    The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC, also known as the Pasdaran) have announced a project aimed at mass producing replicas of the high performance speedboat Blade Runner. The IRGC’s Navy […]

  • Israel Intercepts Ship

    Israel’s navy has intercepted a ship in the Mediterranean that it suspects of carrying weapons for Hamas fighters in Gaza. According to Israeli navy sources a ship bound for Egypt […]

  • Iran Extends Operations

    Iran’s Navy Commander, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, has once again addressed Tehran’s intention of extending its Navy’s operational area. Speaking with journalists he stressed that Iran harboured no hostile intentions […]

  • Podcast: Shipbuilding

    Connie Bowling, NAVSEA Program Manager the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP), discusses the latest shipbuilding project issues at NAVSEA. She details working with industry to make shipbuilding more efficient, cost effective, […]

  • German Addition

    The German frigate ‘Niedersachsen’ has joined the European Union’s counter-piracy naval force operating in the Indian Ocean. It is equipped with extensive self defence and has two Sea Lynx MK-88 […]

  • India Invests in Maritime Security

    India’s commitment to the long term development of its naval forces is reflected in the world’s largest democracy having reached another milestone: according to the Swedish think tank Stockholm International […]

  • Command And Control

    The newly installed head of U.S. Africa Command, Gen. Carter F. Ham has made his first visit to Djibouti, meeting with key military leaders and the U.S. ambassador. Ham, is looking […]