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Security Bond-2023 will include aerial search operations, as well as sea rescue and fleet formation exercises, according to the Chinese defence ministry.

Iran, China, and Russia conduct combined naval drills in Gulf of Oman

On 15 March, surface ships from the Iranian, Chinese, and Russian navies came together in the Gulf of Oman to conduct a combined, four-day...
Two USVs

USN deploys uncrewed vehicle on exercise with CMF task force

The US Navy (USN) has integrated an uncrewed system into a Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) task force to support at-sea training in the Gulf....
HII REMUS 100

HII, Ocean Aero partnership reflects trend of increased integration in uncrewed system hardware and...

US shipbuilder HII and US ocean data collection company Ocean Aero have initiated a strategic partnership arrangement designed to generate advanced maritime uncrewed system...
HMS Defender

Multi-Mission Platforms: Armada’s Top 10 Destroyers and Frigates

New generations of destroyers and frigates are continuing to bring an increase in capability, and an increase in contribution across the battlespace. As state-on-state strategic...
Joint Viking 2023

Joint Viking reinforces deterrence for Norway and NATO’s northern flank

Norway has kicked off ‘Joint Viking 2023’, a multinational exercise designed to demonstrate the defence of Norway and of NATO’s northern flank. Running between 6...
HMS Anson represents the cutting edge of the United Kingdom's military capabilities.

Royal Navy’s fifth Astute-class submarine readies for sea trials

HMS Anson, the latest UK Royal Navy (RN) Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN) to enter service, arrived at its home port at HM Naval...
Bundeswehr

NATO creates undersea infrastructure co-ordination cell

NATO has announced the establishment of a Critical Undersea Infrastructure Co-ordination Cell, to be set up at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. In a move responding...
UK Royal Navy 2017

‘Channel Committee’ naval chiefs focus on seabed security threat

London - In its most recent annual meeting, the ‘Channel Committee’ (CHANCOM) naval chiefs forum addressed the risk to seabed critical national infrastructure in...
Type 26 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) frigate

Type 26 Frigate Promises Naval Interchangeability

Three navies are looking expectantly ahead at the advantages of the trilateral Type 26 frigate programme. The United Kingdom’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme...
HMS Queen Elizabeth

Trust between Western naval partners gives asymmetric advantage over adversaries, says CNO

London - Navies with close partnerships between them – like the French Navy, the UK Royal Navy (RN), and the US Navy (USN) –...

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