• USN transit upsets China

    Freedom of navigation still disputed. U.S. Navy ship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade talks with Beijing BEIJING (Reuters) – A U.S. guided-missile destroyer sailed near disputed islands […]

  • Ukraine fires on smugglers

    Ukraine has taken new measures to increase its maritime security capabilities. Ukrainian Gunboat Fires Shots to Halt Suspected Smugglers On New Year’s Eve, the Ukrainian gunboat Pryluky intercepted a suspected smuggling vessel […]

  • IRGC goes stealth

    No sign of a thaw in region for New Year. Iran’s IRGC censures U.S. presence in Gulf, improves battle features of speedboats: command Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) navy […]

  • Deterring piracy

    Presence suppresses piracy. Naval Forces, a Major Deterrent to Pirate Activity By Baibhav Mishra Over 20,000 merchant ships, including ten percent of global oil trade, transit the Gulf of Aden […]

  • SHAREM wraps up

    SHAREM program focuses on developing anti-submarine warfare. Joint anti-submarine exercise conducted by France, Australia, U.S. in C5F Story by NAVCENT Public Affairs Maritime forces from France, Australia and the United States […]

  • New Indo SCS base

    News base sends a clear message. Indonesia opens military base on edge of South China Sea to ‘deter security threats’ Indonesia this week opened a military base with more than […]

  • Iran plans naval drills

    Keeping the region simmering. Iran Navy to stage military maneuver in Indian Ocean: Commander Iranian naval forces plan to stage a large-scale drill in the Indian Ocean to boost and […]

  • Iran debuts destroyer

    New ship deployed. Iran navy launches stealth warship in the Gulf DUBAI: Iran’s navy today launched a domestically made destroyer, which state media said has radar-evading stealth properties, as tensions […]

  • Pak Navy to ensure marsec

    Force reiterates mission despite leaving CMF. ‘Pak Navy to ensure maritime security, peace in region’ ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi reiterated that Pakistan Navy is […]

  • Crimea tensions

    Tensions have been ongoing for some time. Russia-Ukraine tensions rise after Kerch Strait ship capture Ukraine’s parliament is to decide whether to bring in martial law as anger over the […]