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  • 6 September 2012

    Russian defense ministry disbanded Black Sea Fleet (BSF) Air Defense Regiment which covered the fleet’s main base Sevastopol from air threats… [mappress] Source: rusnavy, Septembar 6, 2012

  • 29 August 2013

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke by phone with German Defense Minister Thomas de Maiziere to discuss the ongoing violence in Syria, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. Hagel is in Brunei, where he is attending a meeting of Association of Southeast Asian Nations defense ministers. In a statement summarizing the call, Little said Hagel pledged […]

  • 15 February 2011
    Industry news

    Secretary of Defense Robert Gates today unveiled the president’s fiscal year 2012 budget request for the Department of Defense. It includes… (marinelog) [mappress] Source: marinelog, February 15, 2011; 

  • 9 September 2013

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Spanish Defense Minister Pedro Morenés at the Pentagon on September 6, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. In a statement summarizing the meeting, Hagel and Morenés spoke at length about the violence in Syria, Little said. The two leaders discussed Spain’s support of a joint statement issued at […]

  • 1 May 2014

    The U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met yesterday with Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy to discuss recent events in Egypt and the Middle East, as well as the defense relationship between the United States and Egypt.   In a statement summarizing the meeting, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said Hagel assured Fahmy […]

  • 14 September 2015

    Seven Australian organisations will receive Australian Government funding of $14.2 million to develop and demonstrate innovative technologies that can enhance defense capability. The funding is made available under the Capability and Demonstrator Program managed by the Defense Science and Technology Group. Seven technology proposals from Australian companies, universities and science organisations have been selected this […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Authorities, Industry news

      Russian defense ministry will sign all contracts under Defense Order 2012 in coming December and kick off its implementation early in the next year, said defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov at Defense Ministry Board on Nov 22. “In the next year we must provide conditions for 100% execution of state defense order. To do that, […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Colonel Kim Yi Kon, the Defense Attaché of Korea to the Philippines visited on Friday March 15, 2013 the Headquarters Philippine Navy (HPN) and had a meeting with the Navy Chief, Vice Admiral Jose Luis M Alano. Colonel Kim was accompanied by Mr Yoon Soon Bong and Mr Lee Se Ho, both from the Daewoo […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Stennis here that they and their ship, and others like it, are the “heart and soul” of the nation’s defense strategy, Aug. 22. “All of you deserve a tremendous amount of credit for the great job the Stennis has done in the past […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

      Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdiukov paid a visit to Black Sea Fleet (BSF). The minister held a meeting with BSF commanding staff, summarized results of the fleet’s activities in 2011 and determined priorities for near-term prospect, making a point of social problems of BSF servicemen. Defense minister also visited residential district in Sevastopol and […]

  • 4 August 2014

    The Spanish Minister of Defense, Pedro Morenés, has paid a visit to the Navy Headquarters on the occasion of a working session on the current development of the new F-110 frigates.   The Minister was welcomed by the Chief of Naval Staff (AJEMA), Jaime Muñoz-Delgado. The Minister attended the meeting accompanied by AJEMA, the Logistic […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    During a visit to the East Coast homeport for six Ohio-class fleet ballistic-missile and two guided-missile submarines July 9, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with 14 female submariners, toured the ballistic-missile submarine USS Tennessee, and took questions at an event with 180 Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen.   The secretary’s stop here was the […]

  • 10 October 2011

      Military administration agencies of Black Sea Fleet (BSF) are passing comprehensive tests in accordance with working plan of Russian Defense Ministry Inspection. In particular, inspection group headed by Principal Military Inspector Gen Lt Gennady Borisov held ceremonial review of the fleet’s top-ranking officers. Admirals, generals and officers passed exams in campaign tactics, military codes, […]

  • 10 October 2011

      Placement of State Defense Order 2012 has been almost completed, said Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov on Sept 7 in the interview to Komsomolskaya Pravda. “Defense order 2012 has been almost placed. Out of 580 bln, somewhat 20 bln remained”, said the minister. The matter of State Defense Order 2012 attracts particular attention in […]

  • 16 March 2012

      Russian vice premier Dmitry Rogozin may possibly take a defense minister’s office, writes Moskovsky Komsomolets on March 14. Serious changes may happen in one of Russia’s key ministries during organization of a new government. According to Moskovsky Komsomolets, Dmitry Rogozin is considered as a candidate for defense minister’s post. There is some background for […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Minister of Defense of Azerbaijan Col. Gen. Safar Akhundbala oglu Abiyev met at the Pentagon today to discuss the military relationship between their two nations. During the meeting Mabus and Abiyev addressed the existing partnership between the United States and Azerbaijan as well as maritime security in the […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Industry news

      Russian defense ministry plans to start procurement of hydroplanes Be-200 in 2013-2014, reports Interfax citing defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov. According to him, the ministry “clearly understands where and how to use such aircrafts”. Presently, it is planned to buy 8 hydroplanes made by the Beriev Aviation Scientific and Engineering Center (Taganrog, Russia). Basically, Be-200 […]

  • 26 April 2011
    Industry news

    Defense Minister Purnomo Yusgiantoro here Monday launched the “KRI Clurit”, a 40-meter-long ship made in Indonesia to be used to help secure… (ANTARANews) [mappress] Source: ANTARANews, April 26, 2011;

  • 11 June 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Mikros Systems Corporation, an advanced technology company specializing in the research and development of electronic systems for the Department of Defense, announced the recent award of several new defense contracts.   Mikros develops and manufactures specialized test and maintenance equipment for the U.S. Navy, including the ADEPT test workstation and the network-based ADSSS system for […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Industry news

    Russian Government will restructure tax debts of companies engaged in execution of state defense order, writes Vedomosti on March 26 referring to undisclosed federal officials. According to the newspaper, about RUR 100 bln is in question. It is uncertain what portion of that money will be written off and how much tax payment will be […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Telecommunications and Information Systems Division (DIVCIS) of the Spanish Naval Staff has given the go-ahead to the Cyber-defense Section. This department substitutes the Coordination and Security Section. It also takes on the planning, management and control of the military cyber-defense within the specific naval sphere. The development of new technologies has brought about a […]

  • 16 June 2014

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today ordered the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde into the Arabian Gulf, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said.   The ship has completed its transit through the Strait of Hormuz, the admiral said in a statement. “Its presence in the Gulf adds to that of other […]

  • 8 June 2015

    Sonardyne International Ltd, UK, recently entered into a non-exclusive agreement with Northern Defense Industries (NDI) to become its strategic partner for maritime security and defense projects in the USA. Under the terms of the new agreement, Sonardyne and NDI will deliver systems that offer an enhanced underwater surveillance and security capability to help protect high value […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Russian defense minister Anatoly Serdiukov arrives at Northern Fleet (NF) to attend the meeting ceremony of aircraft-carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov returning from deployment, reports Central Navy Portal. Apart from participating in the ceremony, the minister will hold a number of briefings with NF commanding staff. According to press service of Russian Defense Ministry, Navy Commander-in-Chief […]

  • 9 July 2015

    The Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, flew aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) July 7 to observe carrier operations at sea. The arrival of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Second Deputy Premier, Deputy Crown Prince, Minister of Defense of the Kingdom of […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    A live demonstration carried out in early November 2017 from a Royal Canadian Navy Halifax-class frigate helped the navy evaluate the threat posed to large naval vessels by small multi-rotor drones. QinetiQ Target Systems (QTS) emulated the threat under a C$8.5 million unmanned targets repair, overhaul and engineering contract, awarded by RCN to QTS in 2015. […]

  • 16 December 2013

    The Spanish Navy welcomed 28 accredited Defense Attachés in Spain at the Naval Headquarters for a series of briefings and conferences on the most recent Spanish Navy activities. The session was organized by the Foreign Relations Section (REX) of the Naval Staff and included the following topics: ‘Navy Overview’, ‘Ongoing Operations’ and ‘REX as liaison […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Australian Amphibious Task Group recently organized an amphibious force staff exercise gathering members from all three defense services in Townsville, Queensland. Joining in were personnel from HMA Ships Canberra, Adelaide and Choules, Army’s Forces Command and 3rd Brigade, Director General – Land, Maritime Operations, 5th Aviation Regiment and combat training centre. Colonel Terence Dunne, United States […]

  • 4 October 2013

    U.S. and Japanese diplomatic and military leaders agreed to revise the 1997 Guidelines for U.S.-Japan Defense Cooperation, increase security and defense collaboration in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond, and advance the realignment of American troops in Japan. U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with their counterparts, Japanese Foreign […]