Denmark pulling out of the fight against Somali pirates

Denmark pulling out of the fight against Somali pirates

Danish warships and patrols have been helping NATO keep Somali pirates at bay in the Indian Ocean for nine years, capturing 295 suspected pirates, of which 50 were forwarded for prosecution in other countries. The …
Nov 22, 2016 /  Piracy
Warships of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian flotilla practice tasks on organization of air and anti-submarine defence

Warships of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian flotilla practice tasks on organization of air and anti-submarine defence

Crews of missile, ASW and guard ships, artillery and missile motor boats as well as minesweepers of the Black Sea Fleet and the Caspian flotilla are practicing tasks on organization of air and anti-submarine …
Aug 29, 2016 /  Naval
Russian naval strike force starts anti-terror drills in the Mediterranean

Russian naval strike force starts anti-terror drills in the Mediterranean

The Russian Black Sea Fleet’s advanced warships Serpukhov and Zelyony Dol armed with Kalibr cruise missiles have launched anti-terror drills in the east Mediterranean, Russia’s Defense Ministry reported on …
Aug 16, 2016 /  Naval
Multi-Ship refueling keeps Operation Atalanta warships on patrol

Multi-Ship refueling keeps Operation Atalanta warships on patrol

Operation Atalanta’s warships are deployed off the coast of Somalia to ensure that the pirate attacks that terrorized seafarers in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for a number of years are not allowed to …
Jul 29, 2016 /  Naval
Nigeria: Navy launches Operation Tsare Teku II to check pirate attacks on merchant ships

Nigeria: Navy launches Operation Tsare Teku II to check pirate attacks on merchant ships

The Nigerian Navy on Saturday deployed 10 warships in a massive operation aimed to stop pirate attacks on local and international merchant ships on the nation’s waterways. The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral …
Jul 26, 2016 /  Piracy
China joins Indonesian-hosted naval drill despite recent run-in

China joins Indonesian-hosted naval drill despite recent run-in

Two Chinese warships have set sail for Indonesia and the second edition of the Indonesia-hosted multi-national exercise in waters off Padang, and Siberut and Sapura islands, Indonesia. Exercise Komodo, set to be held …
Mar 28, 2016 /  Naval
Britain and BAE Systems conclude 859 million pound ship design agreement

Britain and BAE Systems conclude 859 million pound ship design agreement

Britain concluded an 859 million pound ($1.32 billion) agreement with BAE Systems (BAES.L) on Friday.   That contact has opened the way for the British defence company to proceed with the following stage of …
Feb 24, 2015 /  Finance