Tag: America

  • New China island concerns

    Move would pile pressure on new US administration. China likely to build on reef near Philippines: minister Manila expects China to try to build on a reef off the coast […]

  • In praise of the LCS

    Ignore the setbacks, admire the capabilities. Don’t Give Up on the Littoral Combat Ship By LT Kaitlin Smith The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program has been subjected to heavy scrutiny, […]

  • Security Threats at U.S. Ports

    Congressional Hearing Examines Security Threats at U.S. Ports. Port Security Director Testifies At Nuclear Smuggling Risks Hearing The threat of terrorist smuggling at U.S. ports appears to be increasing. Mechanisms […]

  • US port security fears

    Customs and Border Protection tasked with checking 100% of cargoes. Congress talks port security and smuggled nukes By Mark Rockwell Lawmakers said an undetected radiological weapon smuggled into a U.S. port inside […]

  • RIMPAC poised to start

    Multi nation exercise due to get underway. 26 nations to participate in RIMPAC starting next week Twenty-six nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel will […]

  • The Hormuz challenge

    The political dance between the US and Iran. The Risk Of Iranian Terror: The Straits Of Hormuz In Danger By Peter Huessy Every day, two-thirds of all oil consumed world-wide […]

  • Closer ties for US, India

    Discussion focused on strategic maritime security issues like Asia-Pacific maritime challenges. India, US hold first Maritime Security Dialogue NEW DELHI: India and the US today held their first Maritime Security […]

  • U.S. raises military aid to Philippines

    China has overlapping claims with Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan and Brunei in the South China Sea. U.S. raises military aid to Philippines amid sea tension with China The United […]

  • US to sell maritime weapons to Vietnam

    US to help Vietnam boost maritime security. US lifts ban on maritime lethal weapon sales to Vietnam The United States has removed its embargo on the sale of maritime lethal […]

  • Obama focuses on South China Sea

    China says its dredging work is legal. Obama focuses on South China Sea dispute ahead of Apec US President Barack Obama has put a firm focus on the South China […]