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Contributor: Richard de Silva
Posted: 07/25/2017
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. Full Content »
Contributor: Georg Mader
Posted: 07/24/2017
The head of the Malaysian Navy discusses how his service intends to buy new ships while being dramatically downsized. Full Content »
Contributor: IDGA Editorial Staff
Posted: 07/17/2017
The US Maritime ISR community survey uncovered which systems and technology the North American market is prioritising for investment and the hurdles they believe the industry is facing in their efforts to modernise. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 07/10/2017
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. Full Content »
Contributor: Richard de Silva
Posted: 06/30/2017
Southeast Asian navies desperately require blue water data but funding survey vessels is proving a difficult challenge in the current economic climate. Full Content »
Contributor: George Tsiboukis
Posted: 06/26/2017
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. Full Content »
Contributor: George Tsiboukis
Posted: 06/01/2017
The Hellenic Navy is considering the purchase of two Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile (NSM) coastal defence batteries before 2020. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 05/18/2017
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. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 05/15/2017
The 2017 Maritime Patrol Aircraft Report provides a short market snapshot of the latest global acquisitions, requirements and holdings of maritime patrol aircraft and UAVs. Full Content »
Contributor: Richard de Silva
Posted: 05/02/2017
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. Full Content »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 04/26/2017
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 surveyed those in its community involved in security in Africa to discover the levels of confidence, the requirements, and the priorities in the region… Full Content »
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