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The Pakistan navy has received its second MPA

The Pakistan navy has received its second RAS 72 Sea Eagle maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), German-based firm Rheinland Air Service (RAS) announced...

Indian Navy Plans for 10 Additional Boeing P-8I Aircraft

India Navy is expected to procure 10 more Boeing P-8I Poseidon MPA’s additional to its eight aircraft which has been acquired in...

Indian Navy to modernize INS Vikramaditya’s landing aids

Because of the dissatisfaction with the original Russian Equipment, the flight deck of Indian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be...

Boeing Receives $2.4 Billion P-8A Poseidon Contract From U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $2.4 billion production contract for the next 19 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The contract includes 10...

U.S. EP-3 Intercepted in the Black Sea

On Nov. 5, 2018, a U.S. EP-3 Aries aircraft flying in international airspace over the Black Sea was intercepted by a Russian SU-27. This...

China-made large amphibious aircraft completes first water takeoff

China's independently-developed large amphibious aircraft AG600 completed its first water takeoff and landing in the city of Jingmen in the central province of Hubei...

A Royal Navy Pilot landed a F-35B on HMS Queen Elizabeth...

A Royal Navy Pilot landed a F-35B Joint Strike Fighter on the UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for the firts time on Sept....

USMC F-35B Conducts First Combat Strike in U.S.CENTCOM AOR

The Marine Corps F-35B, Lightning II, conducted its first combat strike in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility in support of Operation Freedom’s...

US clears further E-2D Hawkeye package for Japan

The US State Department said Monday (Sep 10) it is ready to approve the sale of up to nine early-warning military planes to Japan,...

F-35C Lightning II Conducts Operational Test-1 Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

F-35C Lightning II aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 125 are conducting their Operational Test-1 (OT-1) aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN...

Russian Pacific Fleet’s exercise.

The Russian Pacific Fleet’s naval strike group and coastal defense teams have held a live-fire exercise, hitting two drifting target vessels with seven missiles,...

Britain purchases MK54 lightweight torpedo kits for P-8 Poseidon

A $40 million contract has been awarded for the production of MK54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits for the US, UK, Canada, Australia and...

Ronald Reagan Strike Group Conducts Air Defense Exercise

The Ronald Reagan Strike Group, including Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), participated in an air...

IAI upgrading Heron’s capabilities for the maritime arena

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) decided to upgrade Heron’s capabilities for the maritime arena with anti-submarine capabilities. According to the Israeli military newspaper (israeldefense.co.il) Israel Aerospace...

Russian armed forces conducting huge military drills with missile launches at...

Russian armed forces conducting huge military drills with missile launches at the Black Sea region, Russia’s Ministry of Defence announced in an 11 July...

New Zealand to buy Boeing P-8 MPA to boost South Pacific...

New Zealand has agreed to buy four Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol planes, its defense minister said on Monday (July 9), strengthening surveillance capabilities...

U.S., Philippines strengthen alliance with Maritime Training Activity 2018 

The U.S. and Philippines navies kicked off Maritime Training Activity (MTA) Sama Sama at Naval Station Ernesto Ogbinar in San Fernando City, Philippines, July...

Milestone MQ-8C Fire Scout Initial Operational Test and Evaluation complete

USS Coronado (LCS 4) and Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 1 completed the first comprehensive Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) for the...

US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range

US taps Japan radar tech to double missile defense range The radar technology that Washington and Tokyo plan to develop would double the detection range of...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to Bell-Boeing The U.S. Navy bought its first CMV-22 Ospreys for use as carrier onboard...

Chinese naval formation conducts real combat training

A flotilla sent by China's Eastern Theater Command has been undertaking a real combat training in high seas since it set out on June...

Australian Defence Forces participation to Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC)...

More than 1600 Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel have arrived in the United States ahead of a month of focused military training activities with...

S. Korea chooses Boeing’s P-8 maritime patrol aircraft for naval procurement...

South Korea decided Monday (June 25)  to purchase US defense company Boeing's P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft in a $1.7 billion project, Seoul's military...

U.S., Thailand Conclude CARAT Thailand 2018

The 24th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, and Royal Thai Navy concluded in Pattaya,...

Greece is expected to host US drones at Larisa airbase

Greece currently does not have armed drones, and there are no signs that Greece will have them in the near future. However, as of...

Chinese president Xi Jinping presided over the country’s largest-ever naval parade...

Chinese president Xi Jinping presided today (Apr 12) over the country's largest-ever naval parade and review. Held in the South China Sea with submarines,...

CTF 150 NETS AN ENORMOUS DRUGS HAUL IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

International assets from Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), teamed up in a counter drugs operation in the...

The French Navy will reportedly retire the last of its Alouette...

The French Navy will reportedly retire the last of its Alouette III light helicopters after more than 55 years of service and at least...

PLA Navy deploys ‘new type of electronic warfare aircraft’

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Navy’s South China Sea Fleet deployed a “new type of electronic warfare aircraft” in its recent combat maneuvers, a...

Commander of Bahrain Navy Visits USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

Commander of Bahrain Navy Visits USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) US Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) welcomed the commander of the Royal...

Indian Navy looking at more P-8I ‘submarine killers’: Admiral Lanba

The Indian Navy is considering the acquisition of more Boeing P-8I aircraft for surveillance and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW), according to Navy chief Admiral Sunil...

Leonardo was awarded OCEAN 2020 program of European Defence Agency

Leonardo to lead OCEAN2020 program, the first and most important EU Defence Agency research tender for naval surveillance technology Leonardo was awarded the most important...

Indian Navy to exhibit maritime prowess along west coast

Indian Navy to exhibit maritime prowess along west coast More than ten ships, including the aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, a submarine and various naval aircraft...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft to assist in...

The U.S. Navy sent a P-8A aircraft  to assist in an international search and rescue (SAR) effort in the East China Sea, Jan. 7,...

Northrop Grumman is awarded $255m for MQ-4C Triton production contract

Northrop Grumman is being awarded $255,309,325 for fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract for the Lot 3 low-rate initial production of...

Malaysia shortlisted maritime patrol aircraft candidates. 

The Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) has disclosed a line of aircraft types that the country is currently considering for its maritime patrol aircraft...

Indian Navy deploys submarine, P8I aircraft for naval exercise with Oman 

 The Indian Navy deployed a submarine and the P8I long-range maritime aircraft for the first time for a bilateral naval exercise with the Omani...

Saudi Arabia to receive guided missiles from Raytheon in $302.4 million...

Raytheon will provide Saudi Arabian military forces with 618 hard-target-penetrating and data-linked medium-range precision-guided missiles, AGM-154 Block III C Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW), air-to-ground...

Leak found on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leaking because of a faulty seal. The Royal Navy's future flagship, which was commissioned by the...

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc.  company, today announced that its V-280...

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc.  company, today announced that its V-280 Valor has achieved first flight. The V-280 Valor is a next-generation tiltrotor that is...

UK takes Delivery of final F-35B Lightning of this year

The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II which flew into Beaufort, South Carolina, to take its place as part of...

Indian Navy to Buy 24 Multi-role Helicopters for Anti-submarine Warfare Operations

The Indian Navy is moving a proposal to buy 24 multi-role helicopters for an approximate $1.8 billion (INR 12,000 Crore) to be deployed for...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Returns to Washington After Deployment

Washington-based ships assigned to Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 returned Dec. 10, just in time for the upcoming holidays following a six-month deployment...

Italy orders eight more AW139s for SAR and security operations

Leonardo announced today further orders for its AW139 intermediate twin engine helicopter for public service and security operations in Italy, with contracts for eight...

The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther...

The Mexican Navy has received its final two AS565 MBe Panther helicopters during a delivery ceremony at Airbus Helicopters in Marignane. With their order...

US Navy Prepares to Search for C-2A Aircraft

The U.S. Navy will deploy a team of deep water salvage experts to search for the C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed in the Philippine...

Russian jet makes ‘unsafe’ intercept of US Navy aircraft

  A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane had an “unsafe interaction” with a Russian SU-30 fighter jet this Saturday that used its afterburners as...

Pakistan finalizing deals of T129 Helicopter and MILGEM corvettes with Turkey.

Pakistan finalizing deals of T129 Helicopter and MILGEM corvettes with Turkey. Pakistan’s Minister of Defence Production (MoDP) Rana Tanveer Hussain paid an official two-day visit...

India-Bangladesh multilateral naval exercise begins

Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba will embark on a three-day visit to Bangladesh tomorrow for a multilateral naval exercise being held under a...

Search ends for Sailors in C-2A crash

 The U.S. Navy ceased search and rescue operations at 10:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time on Nov. 24 for three Sailors not immediately recovered after...

EU NAVFOR’S Italian ship Virginio Fasan chases and captures suspected pirates. 

EU NAVFOR Somalia’s Flagship, the Italian vessel ITS Virginio Fasan, has apprehended six suspected pirates and seized their vessels. Six crew of a motor whaler,...

U.S. Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

U.S.Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia...

India to test Air Force variant of BrahMos missile

India to Test Air Force Variant of BrahMos Missile. India is all set to conduct the first test firing of the air version of the...

Predator B Used in Successful Anti-Submarine Warfare Demonstration

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) MQ-9 Predator B used in successful anti-submarine warfare demonstration. The remote detection and tracking of submerged contacts, such as submarines,...