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  • UAVs in the South China Sea

    Cost effective maritime surveillance? Weapons of the weak: UAVs in the South China Sea By Liang Nah An often quoted statement by ancient Greek historian Thucydides in his principal work, […]

  • Reapers Go To Sea

    Eyes in the sky. Naval Air: Reapers Go To Sea The American firm that makes the 1.1 ton Predator and 4.7 ton Reaper UAVs is developing a maritime patrol kit […]

  • LCS sales approved for Saudi Arabia

    Huge deal given approval. US OKs Potential $11.25B Saudi Deal for LCS Variant By Christopher P. Cavas WASHINGTON — The US State Department today announced its approval of the proposed sale […]

  • Hybrid drives for US destroyers

    New engines set to save fuel. Navy Set to Install Hybrid Electric Drives in Destroyer Fleet Staring Next Year By: Sam LaGrone Next year the Navy will begin installing a […]

  • US says China’s Jin-class sub ready

    JL-2 missile could hit all 50 U.S. states from east of Hawaii. Pentagon Says Chinese Sub That Can Hit U.S. to Go on Patrol Soon By Anthony Capaccio David Tweed […]

  • UK to consider maritime patrol programme

    Strategic Defence and Security Review to be released later this year. DSEI: UK to consider maritime patrol programme in defence review BY: CRAIG HOYLE The UK’s continuing Strategic Defence and […]

  • The Ultimate Hybrid War Strategy

    Cyber attack? Just cut the cable… The Ultimate Hybrid War Strategy: Attack Deep-Sea Fiber-Optic Cables Steve Weintz When a July 2015 undersea tremor triggered a rockslide between the islands of […]

  • Saab and BAE in mines countermeasures deal

    New mines disposal system under development. Saab signs maritime mine countermeasures contract with BAE Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with BAE Systems for the design and […]

  • Cargo takes to the skies?

    Possible long range maritime patrol applications? World’s Largest Aircraft, Revolutionary Self-Ballasting Aeroscraft Cargo Airship, Now in Development in California The Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) today revealed another milestone completed in the […]

  • India finishes phase one of radar system

    First phase of robust radar system. India finishes phase one of Maldives radar system A top official said, “It would be very beneficial for Maldives National Defence Forces to track […]