An Indian private-sector company has come up with a design for a midget submarine.
Myanmar announces coast guard plans
The Myanmar government has announced that it will create a coast guard to help monitor the nation’s 2,080km-long coastline and to protect the country’s EEZ.
The revelation came on the website of the Ministry of Transport and Communication on 29 January, where the minister in charge U Thant Zin Maung said the new agency would ensure safety of sea routes, especially in areas where there is offshore drilling and deep-sea port construction.
The agency would also protect marine resources and respond to natural disasters and maritime accidents. For example, Myanmar was badly hit by Cyclone Nargis in May 2008. It …
More from Naval Warfare
Daniel Inouye will be the 69th Arleigh Burke-class destroyer commissioned into the USN.
The array of sensors will feed information into the ORCCA navigation system on the Type 212 Common Design (CD) submarine for Germany and Norway.
Large survey ships for the Indian Navy will include underwater autonomous systems.
The future USS George M Neal is the fourth Flight III Arleigh Burke-class destroyer being built for the USN by Ingalls Shipbuilding.
Taiwan's submarine programme continues to make progress, with the first keel laid last month.