Tag: Horn of Africa

  • Tanker Suspected Of Arms Trafficking in Gulf of Aden

    March 17: Djibouti Security Service suspects oil products tanker RED SEA 1 (IMO #9081071) of arms trafficking in the Gulf of Aden, claiming that the ship is tampering with her tracking […]

  • Somalia Warns Pakistan and Iran Over illegal Fishing

    March 14: Somalia has sought assistance from the global anti-piracy forces to help it capture 43 boats from Pakistan and Iran that they are alleging are conducting illegal fishing operations […]

  • UNCONFIRMED Reports of Russia Abandoning Plans to Build Naval Base in Horn of Africa

    February 09: According to unconfirmed reports by Sputnik News, Russia no longer considers establishing a military base in the Horn of Africa a relevant issue and is therefore not conducting negotiations to that end, Russia’s […]

  • Russia Finalizes Plans To Set Up Naval Base In Somaliland

    Source: Busiweek January 31: Russia is stepping up plans to set up a military base in the Somaliland Port of Berbera according to reports from the United States Defense Department […]

  • Japan Expands Military Presence in Horn of Africa Despite Decrease in Somalia Piracy

    May 29: Despite the overall decrease in piracy in the Horn of Africa, Japan remains committed to an international security operation off the Horn of Africa which is increasingly a […]

  • ITS MARGOTTINI Re-Joining EU Navfor Counter-Piracy Mission

    March 08: ITS Margottini is re-joining EU NAVFOR for its second six-month tour participating in Op Atalanta, the European Union’s first naval operation, launched in 2008 to prevent piracy at […]

  • NK and the Horn

    Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Somalia maintain covert military ties with Pyongyang, despite UN sanctions. North Korea’s Military Partners in the Horn of Africa By Samuel Ramani On November 14, 2017, a UN […]

  • New Corvettes for Germany

    The German navy is to receive five additional K130 corvettes. German navy set for additional corvettes By Richard Tomkins The German navy is to procure additional K130-class corvettes, which it […]

  • USMC’s Alligator Dagger

    Marines are operating from the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group. 11th MEU lands in the Horn of Africa By: Matthew L. Schehl After fanning out across the Indian Ocean, the […]

  • Indian Navy Role in Yemen

    India’s IOR consolidation. Indian Navy Role in Yemen and Beyond Highlights Range of Objectives India is increasingly using its naval assets to support global peacekeeping and humanitarian operations. Yet, as […]