Defense


Sunday, August 28, 2022
Navy

UK Donating Undersea Minehunter Drones To Ukraine

Ministry Of Defence–The UK is giving underwater drones to Ukraine and training Ukrainian personnel in Britain to use them to clear their coastline of

August 28, 2022
Total Views: 1166

Friday, August 26, 2022
China PLAN Military news
Navy

China Moves To Erase Taiwan Strait Line

By Yimou Lee and Greg Torode (Reuters) For nearly 70 years an imagined line running down the Taiwan Strait between Taiwan and China has helped keep the

August 26, 2022
Total Views: 4353

USCGC Oliver Henry
USCG

US Coast Guard Can’t Bunker In Solomon Islands 

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) A United States Coast Guard vessel was unable to enter Solomon Islands for a routine port call because the Solomon Islands

August 26, 2022
Total Views: 14779

China Oil tanker at PDVSA's Jose Antonio Anzoategui industrial complex
Defense

China Defense Firm Ships Venezuelan Oil

by Chen Aizhu (Reuters) China has entrusted a defense-focussed state firm to ship millions of barrels of Venezuelan oil despite U.S. sanctions, part of a deal

August 26, 2022
Total Views: 2980

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Defense

Pentagon’s Unmanned Ship Program Moves to Building and Test Phase

The U.S. Department of Defense is moving to the next phase of its unmanned ship program, which will involve finalizing the design and moving to construction

August 23, 2022
Total Views: 3046

Sunday, August 21, 2022
Ukraine Food Crisis Video
Incidents

Watch: Could The Ukraine Grain Deal With Russia Fail?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) According to The Economist the absolute levels of global hunger in 2022 could be the highest ever, as an exceptional set of

August 21, 2022
Total Views: 3050

Saturday, August 20, 2022
denmark-navy-RDN_F357_Thetis
Navy

Denmark To Invest In New Warships

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Denmark expects to invest 40 billion Danish crowns ($5.47 billion) in new warships as the NATO member seeks to bolster

August 20, 2022
Total Views: 4334

Thursday, August 18, 2022
Defense

Military Sealift Command Ship Completes Maintenance at Indian Shipyard

A U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship completed a short maintenance period at a shipyard in India, marking the first such job since the U.S. and

August 18, 2022
Total Views: 5757

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Defense

NASSCO to Build Another Sea Base and More Oilers for the U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded $1.4 billion contract modifications for the construction of a sixth Expeditionary Sea Base ship (ESB 8) and two

August 9, 2022
Total Views: 5536

Saturday, August 6, 2022
NOAA

Below-Average Gulf Of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Measured

NOAA–Today, NOAA-supported scientists announced that this year’s Gulf of Mexico “dead zone”— an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and

August 6, 2022
Total Views: 2405

Friday, August 5, 2022
China PLAN Military news
Navy

Ships Avoid Taiwan’s Ports During China Navy Drills

By Ann Koh (Bloomberg) China’s military exercises are making ships think twice about heading into one of Taiwan’s most important ports, creating

August 5, 2022
Total Views: 1740

Thursday, August 4, 2022
Navy

China Navy Drills Force Cargo Ships To Steer Clear Of Taiwan

By Kevin Varley (Bloomberg) Shippers rerouted vessels as China began its most provocative military drills in decades around Taiwan, with at

August 4, 2022
Total Views: 11673

Wednesday, August 3, 2022
Nancy Pelosi with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen
Navy

Pelosi Leaves Taiwan – China Threatens Peace, Shipping & Trade

Nancy Pelosi departed Taiwan this morning after reiterating her support for the island. This resulted in Chinese anger, as Beijing threatens trade and military

August 3, 2022
Total Views: 3679

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Navy

Chinese Warplanes Buzz Line Dividing Taiwan Strait

Tensions rise ahead of Nancy Pelosi’s trip after a US Aircraft Carrier group positioned itself east of Taiwan and several Chinese warplanes flew close to

August 2, 2022
Total Views: 4770

Monday, August 1, 2022
Defense

Future ‘USNS Apalachicola’ Could Become the Navy’s First Autonomous Ship

The U.S. Navy is conducting a series of tests aimed at advancing autonomous capabilities and navigation, demonstrating that a large ship can become a

August 1, 2022
Total Views: 6397

Sunday, July 31, 2022
Hawaii Coal Ship
Navy

What Happens When The Last Coal Ship Leaves Hawaii?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The Hawaiian islands’ coal shipments are ending. The bulker carrying the state’s final coal shipment will leave this week

July 31, 2022
Total Views: 9612

Putin Navy Day Ship
Navy

Putin Signs New Russian Naval Doctrine

At today’s Russian Navy day holiday Vladimir Putin said Russia’s navy would soon be fitted with powerful “Zircon” hypersonic cruise missiles, which

July 31, 2022
Total Views: 6405

Saturday, July 30, 2022
NOAA

NOAA Proposes New Speed Regulations To Protect North Atlantic Right Whales

NOAA— NOAA Fisheries has announced proposed changes to vessel speed regulations to further protect North Atlantic right whales from death and serious

July 30, 2022
Total Views: 3907

Friday, July 29, 2022
Sailors man rails as USS Ronald Reagan departs for Yokosuka, Japan from Naval Station North Island in San Diego
Navy

US Navy Carrier Enters South China Sea Amid Taiwan Tensions

By Philip J. Heijmans and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) A US aircraft carrier and strike group have entered the South China Sea as part of what the 7th Fleet

July 29, 2022
Total Views: 32984

Defense

U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of Lead Ship in New Class of Fleet Oilers

The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of the USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), the first ship in a new class of fleet replenishment oilers. The new John Lewis-class T-AOs

July 29, 2022
Total Views: 11011