The French Navy will upgrade three of its Mistral LHDs by replacing two 20 mm 20F2 cannons on each ship with two Nexter Systems NARWHAL 20B remote weapon stations.
A lengthy piece by Asahi Shimbun on how Chinese President Xi Jinping is using his old boy network to strengthen his control of the People’s Liberation Army.
The Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) contract has been awarded to Thales by OCCAr.
Thailand has successfully tested its DTI-1G rocket. This rocket is an improved version with guidance.
A captain of a fishing vessel claimed his boat was fired upon during a naval exercise by the German and South African Navies.
According to the Pentagon’s annual Freedom of Navigation Report for 2014, the U.S. military challenged maritime claims by 19 countries in that year.
The new Russian tracked armored vehicle Kurganets-25, designed to replace the BMP, has been spotted during the rehearsal of the upcoming May 9 Victory Day parade.
Uralvagonzavod Research and Production Corporation’s new T-14 Armata main battle tank is seen in public for the first time.
India plans to launch a $12 billion tender to build six air-independent propulsion (AIP) submarines, only private shipyards will be allowed to submit their proposals.
The fifth anniversary of the sinking of South Korean corvette Cheonan is fast approaching. Over this period, the RoKN has bolstered its defense capabilities, including antisubmarine capabilities, with new equipment and changes in its operational strategies and tactics, and toughened personnel training.