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  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    A Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) CHALLENGER (CL-604) from the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) is currently supporting NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD Task Force 508 (CTF-508). The Danish MPA is stationed in the Seychelles and includes an aircrew and support team of 21 personnel, including two liaison officers at NATO Allied Maritime Command MARCOM. This […]

  • 3 December 2013

      During the last two months, a Danish Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) Challenger (CL604) from the Royal Danish Air Force provided support to NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD (OOS) under the control of Maritime Air Directorate (MARAIR). This MPA was stationed in the Seychelles between 23 September and 22 November and its aircrew and support […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Training & Education

    Concerns exist about the MoD’s capacity to manage the risk created by the capability gap in maritime surveillance and about its ability to react to demand in the short and medium term, says the Defence Committee in its report, published yesterday, entitled “Future Maritime Surveillance”. The Committee has serious concerns following the decision in the […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    All torpedoes from the Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Helge Ingstad have been removed and detonated over a course of two days as navy and civilian crews finalize preparations for the lifting of the ship. The country’s defense ministry did not specify exactly how many Sting Ray torpedoes were detonated as that would reveal “an important […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US State Department has approved the potential sale of six P-8A patrol aircraft to the Republic of Korea under an estimated $2.1 billion contract. South Korea’s decision to pick Boeing’s P-8A Poseidon as its new maritime patrol aircraft was made known in June this year. The P-8A would replace the fleet of P-3C Orion MPAs which entered […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US state department has approved a possible sale of 31 MK 54 lightweight torpedoes to the Republic of Korea. The Republic of Korea Navy is acquiring the torpedoes for its new Poseidon P-8A submarine hunter aircraft. The proposed sale, along with associated equipment and services, has an estimated value of $72 million. Included in […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Industry news

    EADS North America will deliver contractor logistics support and service (CLSS) to four CN235-300 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) for Mexican Navy. The CLSS contract consists of one base year with four one-year options. The contract includes a field service representative to provide on-site technical support, management of parts and depot maintenance. EADS North America delivered […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Canada and Poland joined a number of their NATO counterparts on a program which could result in a joint acquisition of new maritime anti-submarine and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft. At a signing ceremony at NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 15, defense ministers from France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey welcomed Canada and Poland […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed that it signed a deal to purchase nine P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) for the Royal Air Force (RAF). Boeing’s P-8A MPA are being purchased from the US Government via a Foreign Military Sale. According to the MoD, the cost of developing and delivering the UK’s MPA capability, […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Saab’s Swordfish maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) now incorporates new mission equipment and an expanded operational payload, the company announced on May 16. According to the company, the Swordfish can now be armed with up to six lightweight-torpedoes for the ASW role and can also carry the Saab RBS 15EF anti-ship missile or a mix of missiles […]

  • 6 October 2011

      EUNAVFOR warship FGS KÖLN came to the rescue of five Somali fishermen drifting in the Indian Ocean in a broken-down fishing whaler and returned them safely to the shore. The Somali fishermen has been drifting for nine days following the breakdown of their engine and without any communication equipment available to call for help, had […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Industry news, Vessels

    Chile’s ASMAR Talcahuano Shipyard has awarded Damen Marine Components a contract to supply steering gear, rudders and stern tube parts for the Chilean Navy’s new Antarctic research vessel. Designed in collaboration with VARD Canada, the LRS -Polar 5 Class vessel is scheduled to be delivered in 2021. A maiden voyage to Antarctic Polar Circle is expected to […]

  • 1 June 2016

    Maps discovered at Yale University are posing a new challenge to China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea. Dating back to the 17th and 18th centuries the maps show that neither Spratly nor Paracel islands, both claimed by Vietnam, belonged to China, Vietnamese Tuoi Tree News reported on Sunday. According to the news site, Vietnamese historian Dr. […]

  • 29 April 2019

    The warships and OPV market in Latin America is thriving, as navies are procuring new vessels and modernising existing fleets to create a versatile naval force, capable to combat the numerous threats and challenges in the region. Defence IQ created a map containing the key ongoing naval programmes and requirements in the region. View the […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Industry news

      EADS North America has delivered the fourth and final Airbus Military CN235-300 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) to be supplied to the Mexican Navy under a U.S. Coast Guard managed foreign military sales agreement. The Coast Guard employs the CN235-300 in the HC-144A Ocean Sentry configuration for a range of missions, including search and rescue, […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Maritime patrol squadrons from the US Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force met up for a coordinated maritime patrol operational procedures (CMPOP) exercise in Okinawa, Japan, recently. US Navy’s “Golden Swordsmen” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 47 were joined by JMSDF’s Fleet Air Wing (FAW) 5 for the training. “This joint training was an exciting opportunity […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Singapore Navy recently responded to a capsizing incident 7 nautical miles north-east of Pedra Branca, in Singapore waters. On September 22, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Malaysian-registered fishing trawler, PAF 4658, had capsized. All five crew members onboard were rescued by the Navy’s patrol vessel, RSS Independence. Two crew […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the navy’s premier science and technology research squadron, Scientific Development Squadron ONE (VXS-1), have unveiled the UV-18 “Twin Otter” as the newest addition to the squadron’s fleet of aircraft research platforms. The UV-18 is the military equivalent of the DeHavilland DHC-6 — a high-wing, unpressurized twin engine turbine […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US and Philippine navies concluded maritime training activity (MTA) Sama Sama 2018 at the Philippine Navy base Ernesto Ogbinar on July 17. The week-long engagement involved sailors and marines from the US and Philippine navies operating jointly in the air, on the ground, and on and under the sea. Sama Sama 2018 was the […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Italian defense technology company Leonardo has teamed up with Austria-based Diamond Aircraft Industries to equip the Diamond DA62 aircraft with customized maritime surveillance missions equipment. Dubbed DA62-MSA (Maritime Surveillance Aircraft), the light aircraft will be pitched to customers who have a requirement for affordable intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms suitable for short and medium […]

  • 14 April 2011

      General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics , has been awarded a contract by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Engineering and Support Services (MiDAESS) program to provide infrastructure and deployment services in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery / indefinite quantity contract has a $565 […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Industry news

    Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime and the leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), announced that its contract to provide Littoral Battlespace Sensing (LBS) AUVs to the U.S. Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) has moved directly from the Engineering Development Model (EDM) phase to full rate production (FRP). The decision […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Industry news

    The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority has reiterated the Authority’s readiness to partner with the Nigerian Navy to ensure safe navigation on the country’s territorial waters. Speaking during the courtesy visit of the Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Western Naval Command, Rear Admiral Ibok Ibas, the Managing Director of NPA, Mallam Habib Abdullahi informed the […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Despite considering reverting to the legacy recovery system, Mk-7, a U.S. Navy review board decided to continue with AAG as the aircraft recovery system of choice for the future USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79). The Advanced Arresting Gear’s test program marked the completion of the 350th trap of an F/A-18E Super Hornet in December, 2016. To […]

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

    Middle school students who completed a Grand Robotics Mission Challenge at the Virginia Demonstration Project (VDP) Summer Academy are now looking forward to a future filled with more “STEM” challenges on a grand scale.   In all, 93 students applied their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills to solve problems of Navy interest at […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Hydroid, Inc., a subsidiary of Kongsberg Maritime, the leading manufacturer of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), will hold an Open Enrollment Training session during the week of August 5-9, 2013, in Pocasset, MA. Training will focus on basic operations and maintenance as Hydroid’s highly-experienced technicians walk participants through all aspects of the REMUS 100 system. The […]

  • 21 May 2015

    Two Singapore Navy vessels yesterday took part in search and rescue (SAR) operations north-east of Pedra Branca in Singapore waters. RSS Daring and RSS Fearless, along with the Singapore Police Coast Guard, two Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) vessels and several Malaysian vessels, responded to a capsized Bolivian-registered sand-carrier, Oceanline SC208. MPA reported that that the […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the navies of Malaysia and the US kicked off Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Malaysia 2018 in Lumut, Malaysia, October 8. As noted by the US Navy, 2018 marks a significant growth in the relationship between the US and Malaysia as both partner navies expanded their role in this year’s 24th iteration of Cooperation […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    A team of Royal Navy Clearance Divers have blasted their way through a highly-charged NATO exercise in Iceland – demonstrating their explosive expertise. The team of 12 bomb disposal operatives from Southern Diving Group joined around 200 Tri-Service colleagues from 14 NATO and Partner for Peace nations to take part in Exercise Northern Challenge in […]