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July 25, 2017 by
New footage has been released of the US Navy's prototype railgun, which launches projectiles at distances of over 100 nautical miles and at speeds exceeding Mach 6.
Tags: railgun | US Navy | electromagnetic | directed energy | video
July 24, 2017 by
The head of the Malaysian Navy discusses how his service intends to buy new ships while being dramatically downsized.
July 10, 2017 by
The offshore patrol vessel (OPV) has become an increasingly popular addition to naval fleets around the world but is their widespread investment warranted? This Defence IQ survey explores the statistics.
Tags: offshore patrol vessel | survey results | maritime security
June 30, 2017 by
Southeast Asian navies desperately require blue water data but funding survey vessels is proving a difficult challenge in the current economic climate.
Tags: survey vessels | oceanographic vessels | hydrographic vessels
June 26, 2017 by
Two of the most important shipbuilding programmes of the Turkish Navy are the local construction of six TKMS Reis-class submarines (Type-214TN) and the indigenous development of a new class of submarine.
Tags: turkish navy | turkish submarine | milden submarine
June 1, 2017 by
The Hellenic Navy is considering the purchase of two Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile (NSM) coastal defence batteries before 2020.
Tags: hellenic navy | coastal defence | Kongsberg | greek military
May 18, 2017 by
The maritime domain is concerned about a lack of effective data-sharing systems, according to Defence IQ survey results. Ahead of the annual Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance conference, the study found out where the urgencies lie, and how investment is likely to take shape in the coming years.
Tags: maritime isr | Maritime Surveillance | C4ISR
May 2, 2017 by
The economic cost of maritime piracy and the frequency of kidnap-for-ransom incidents is climbing for the first time in years due to a resurgence of criminal activity off the West African coast, says watchdog.
Tags: maritime piracy | Gulf of Aden | Horn of Africa | Somalia | maritime security
April 26, 2017 by
Despite African nations boosting defence spending in recent months, it is evident from their nature that transnational maritime security threats cannot be addressed by individual states in isolation. Although much progress has been made in the realm of maritime security, incidents of piracy and other transnational threats continue. Defence IQ Read more
Tags: african security | afsec summit | maritime security
April 21, 2017 by
Ahead of this year's discussions at the Maritime Reconnaissance & Surveillance forum in Rome, Italy (27-28, September 2017), Defence IQ is polling the community to discover its opinions on some of the most pressing questions concerning maritime security and ISR around the world.
Tags: maritime security | Surveillance | reconnaissance | Intelligence
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