Defense


Saturday, September 24, 2022
Navy

N.Korea May Be Preparing To Test Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile

Sept 24 (Reuters) – South Korea’s military has detected signs that North Korea may be preparing to test a submarine-launched ballistic

3 hours ago
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Navy

US To Speed Up Nuclear Submarine Deal With Australia

By Sybilla Gross (Bloomberg) The US is discussing accelerating the production of nuclear submarines to bolster Australia’s defense capabilities in an effort

8 hours ago
Total Views: 1684

Thursday, September 22, 2022
Judge Gavel
Defense

Venezuela Arrests ‘Fat Leonard’

Sept 22 (Reuters) – Venezuelan police have arrested a fugitive Malaysian businessman nicknamed ‘Fat Leonard’ who is at the center

September 22, 2022
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Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Defense

New View: New Anti-Ship Bomb Obliterates Full-Scale Ship Target in Gulf of Mexico

Back in May we coverd a lethal new anti-ship weapon being developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) that could provide a lower-cost and more

September 20, 2022
Total Views: 7544

Saturday, September 17, 2022
Baltic Russian Icebreaker
Navy

Don’t Play Russian Roulette With Baltic Oil Tankers

By Javier Blas (Bloomberg) Every day, dozens of oil tankers cross the narrow waterway. It’s a linchpin of global trade. Shut it down and gasoline prices

September 17, 2022
Total Views: 17369

USCG

Coast Guard Offloads $475 Million In Illegal Narcotics In Miami

MIAMI — The crew of the USCGC Legare (WMEC 912) offloaded approximately 24,700 pounds of cocaine and 3,892 pounds of marijuana, worth an estimated

September 17, 2022
Total Views: 4228

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Judge Gavel
Navy

U.S. Authorities Offer $40,000 Reward for ‘Fat Leonard’ Tips Leading to Arrest

The U.S. Marshals Service and Naval Criminal Investigative Service are offering a combined reward of up to $40,000—$20,000 from each agency—for any

September 13, 2022
Total Views: 2380

Monday, September 12, 2022
Navy

US Navy Blocks Court Records In Ship Arson Case

by Megan Rose (ProPublica) Despite a 2016 law requiring more transparency of court-martials, the U.S. Navy is refusing to release nearly all court documents in

September 12, 2022
Total Views: 4546

Friday, September 9, 2022
Romanian Navy Flag Ceremony
Navy

Drifting Mine Hits Romanian Navy Ship

by Luiza Ilie (Reuters) A Romanian Navy dredger hit a drifting mine it was trying to defuse in bad weather on Thursday, but the crew of 75 were unharmed by

September 9, 2022
Total Views: 4820

Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Flags from Australia and New Zealand
Navy

Solomon Islands Exempts Australia, NZ From US Navy Ship Ban

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) – Navy vessels from Australia and New Zealand will be exempt from a temporary ban on foreign ships entering the ports of the

September 6, 2022
Total Views: 42890

Navy

Fat Leonard Escapes From US Navy

Daniel Trotta (Reuters) A Malaysian businessman at the center of a major U.S. Navy bribery scandal has escaped house arrest ahead of his impending sentencing

September 6, 2022
Total Views: 6364

Sunday, September 4, 2022
Turkey Navy Warship
Navy

Erdogan Dials Up Tension In The Aegean Sea

by Ali Kucukgocmen (Reuters) Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Greece on Saturday of occupying islands in the Aegean Sea that have a demilitarized

September 4, 2022
Total Views: 3805

Submarine Training
Navy

UK To Train Australian Nuclear Sub Sailors

By Ben Westcott (Bloomberg) Australian sailors will be trained by the UK Navy on board its nuclear-powered submarines, the next step toward Canberra fielding

September 4, 2022
Total Views: 5323

Saturday, September 3, 2022
Navy

India Inducts Second Aircraft Carrier As Seas Get Militarized

(Bloomberg) –India inducted a second domestically made aircraft carrier and the largest warship it has ever built into its naval fleet Friday, giving the

September 3, 2022
Total Views: 4145

Defense

U.S. Compels Iran To Again Release Seized U.S. Sail Drones

By Phil Stewart and Parisa Hafezi WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States compelled Iran for a second time this week to release U.S. military

September 3, 2022
Total Views: 3408

Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Defense

Iran Busted Trying To Steal U.S. Navy Sea Drone

The U.S. Navy has taken back one its unmanned surface vessel drones that Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) had captured and tried to

August 30, 2022
Total Views: 12651

HMS Prince of Wales
Grounding Incidents

UPDATE – UK Carrier HMS Prince Of Wales Incident

UPDATE: Today the Royal Navy news site Navy Lookout provided the following comments: “The reason HMS Prince of Wales could not begin her planned deployment

August 30, 2022
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Monday, August 29, 2022
A U.S. Navy sailor looks through binoculars on the bridge as the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) during routine operations in the Taiwan Strait, August 18, 2020.
Navy

Solomon Islands Blocks All US Navy Ships

By Ben Westcott (Bloomberg) The Solomon Islands has temporarily suspended all naval visits by the US as relations continue to deteriorate between

August 29, 2022
Total Views: 11385

Russian cargo ship Sparta II
Navy

Russia Sealifts Weapons To Crimea

by Mark Trevelyan (Reuters) Russia has shipped a battery of S-300 anti-aircraft missiles from Syria to a Russian port near Crimea, according to an Israeli

August 29, 2022
Total Views: 7332

Sunday, August 28, 2022
Navy

U.S. Warships Transit Taiwan Strait, First Since Pelosi Visit

By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy warships sailed through international waters in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday, the

August 28, 2022
Total Views: 2385