• UK retains OPVs

    Brexit forces rethink? UK’s Batch 1 OPVs retained as more Type 26 names announced by Richard Thomas The UK will retain three Batch 1 River-class OPVs for use by the Royal Navy in […]

  • Azov tensions continue

    Ukraine accused Russia of “aggressive actions”. Russia says inspections in Crimean waters legitimate The Russian inspections of ships sailing through the Sea of Azov and the Kerch Strait are legitimate […]

  • Shortfall in UK MPA

    Concerns over assets. UK Officers Highlight Shortfall in Maritime Patrol Capacity by Grant Turnbull Senior officers from the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Royal Navy (RN) have admitted that, despite the […]

  • Drones for RMN

    Programme is a collaboration with the US. RMN to deploy UAS to tighten maritime security LUMUT: In the effort to raise its monitoring capability, the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) will […]

  • China’s new build

    New construction prompts regional concern. China building on new reef in South China Sea, think tank says China has installed a new platform on a remote part of the Paracel […]

  • Iran touts new sub

    New sub expected to be deployed this week. ‘Fateh’ submarine to surprise Iran’s enemies: Navy cmdr. Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi made the remark in a press conference on Wednesday, […]

  • Spotting China subs

    PLAN continue to claim use for ‘counter piracy’ reasons. Decoding Chinese submarine ‘sightings’ in South Asia ABHIJIT SINGH Last month, the Indian navy spotted a People’s Liberation Army navy (PLAN) […]

  • We’re jamming

    MARAD flags jamming GPS disrupted for maritime in Mediterranean, Red Sea By Dana Goward The U.S. Maritime Administration recently issued an expanded advisory for GPS disruptions in the Middle East. The new advisory […]

  • USMC using cargo ship

    Flexible strategy for USMC. Marines Riding On Cargo Ship To Pacific Exercises A Sign Of A More Flexible Deployment Strategy BY JOSEPH TREVITHICK Members of the U.S. Marine Corps and […]

  • JMSDF to continue patrols

    Good news for convoy escort programme. Japanese govt to expand anti-piracy mission The Japanese government said it would extend its anti-piracy mission in the seas off Somalia for another year. […]