After a long-time absence, the UK is set to beef up its naval presence in the Indo-Pacific region.
ISIS can threaten Med
ISIS extremists could present a threat to shipping in the Mediterranean as a result of the unstable situation in Libya.
International consultancy Perim Associates, experts specialising in Africa and Middle East affairs, have warned that the breakdown in control of Libya’s coastal waters presents a growing danger.
Terrorists could mount attacks using small boats to carry out piracy or suicide missions, particularly aimed at passenger vessels or large yachts.
‘Scenarios could be anything from motorboat and machinegun, to mines - even air attacks. ISIS and its sisters have made big business out of hostages in the Sahel, for example,’ ...
A construction programme for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces also includes technology transfer for Saudi Arabian Military Industries.
For over a hundred years submarines have lurked beneath the waves, providing a silent and current threat to surface shipping, both commercial and military. During World War I, the sinking of the RMS Lusitania by a torpedo fired from a German U-Boat showed the tactical advantages of having an underwater capability in maritime operations.
India does not have a large number of AUVs in service, but it now has a road map to change that situation.
The Royal Australian Navy has extended its Camcopter S-100 contract by three years.
Local SME to conduct dockyard services for Latvian Naval Forces vessels.