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The Hunt for a Red Submarine in October

Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 10/20/2014

The Hunt for a Red Submarine in October - Defence IQ Press

Sweden confirmed Sunday the presence of a suspicious foreign vessel in its waters after receiving three “credible” sightings in the Stockholm archipelago and nearby coastal area. Full Article »


Captain Chuck Gunzel on future offshore priorities -

Captain Charles “Chuck” Gunzel of the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) updates us on the need for US offshore patrol vessels to remain flexible, modular and interoperable. He discusses the emphasis on open architecture and testing, and explains the ongoing and future priorities for cost-effective platforms. Full Video »


Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett -

With this year's event being held in Dublin, Rear Admiral Mark Mellett of the Irish Defence Forces (and the conference chairman), explains to Defence IQ the reasoning behind the introduction of the new Samuel Beckett-class OPVs in this new podcast. He also discusses the construction of the vessel with an eye towards climate change, cost-efficiency in a complex maritime environment, meeting emerging threats, and reveals his key to working effectively with industry partners and shipyards. Full Podcast »


Mine Counter Measures Market Report 2014

The Sea Mine continues to be a perennial threat to modern navies, from relatively crude moored and drifting contact mines to increasingly sophisticated influence mines. It is estimated that more than 60 countries, possess over a million naval mines. Since the end of World War II, naval mines have severely damaged or sunk nearly four times as many U.S. Navy ships (15) as all other means of attack combined (4). Full Sector Report »


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