The UK aims to create a new boat airdrop capability for its A400M fleet — it remains to be seen which branch or branches of the armed forces will adopt it.
MKEK waits for starting gun on 76mm tests
Turkish efforts to develop an indigenous 76mm naval gun project are set to move to the next stage, despite the lack of an official mandate to install the weapon on surface vessels.
Yasin Akdere, CEO of Turkish state-owned gun and ammunition manufacturer MKEK, stated in late June that live-firing tests would begin this month.
At the time of publication, the weapon was still being assembled before the tests.
‘Research and development was completed in 12 months. We are currently in the assembly phase. We will make live firing tests within the next month,’ Akdere said during an event sponsored by ...
After commissioning a prototypical corvette in late 2014, Taiwan has received the first of the follow-on series.
Israel has received the final two Sa’ar 6-class vessels, out of an order of four, from Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems.
After a long-time absence, the UK is set to beef up its naval presence in the Indo-Pacific region.
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.