Tag: navy

  • ‘Golden Age’ In Seapower

    WASHINGTON: The Navy sails on the cusp a new “golden age” of seapower despite the fact that it will have one of the smallest fleets in recent history, a top […]

  • Union Blues

    A trade union dispute in Germany has led to reduced German participation in the anti-piracy patrol off Somalia. The problem arose when the union that represented the civilians sailors who […]

  • Surge Due

    Somali pirate attacks are expected to surge in coming weeks after a monsoon abates, but defence cuts will undermine international efforts to fight them, said a senior European Union navy […]

  • Iron Fist

    The Indian government has authorised its Navy to take all necessary action  immediately to freeing Indian nationals held by pirates should an Indian merchant vessel be attacked. Sources in India […]

  • Navy Rescue Hostages

    Five hostages and their fishing vessel have been freed from Somali pirates. Their release followed the actions of a naval boarding party from HMS Cornwall. According to the UK Ministry […]

  • German Addition

    The German frigate ‘Niedersachsen’ has joined the European Union’s counter-piracy naval force operating in the Indian Ocean. It is equipped with extensive self defence and has two Sea Lynx MK-88 […]

  • Overseas and Underwater

    Iran plans to deploy several units of its subsurface vessels in the high seas and international waters as part of its strategy to defend the country’s interests abroad, Commander of […]