Tuesday, October 11, 2016
german MKS 180 warships
Maritime News

Contract for $4.5 Billion German Multi-Role Warships Delayed

BERLIN, Oct 11 (Reuters) – A tender worth around 4 billion euros ($4.5 billion) for four warships for the German navy has been delayed by around six months to ensure...

October 11, 2016
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Russian battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy
Defense

SPOTD: The World’s Largest & Heaviest Active Duty Warship

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) is the Russian nuclear Battlecruiser Pyotr Velikiy. Technically the Russian Navy designation is Kirov class “heavy missile cruiser”, but Western defense commentators re-invented...

August 30, 2016
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Navy

Iran Threatens Sending Warships to U.S., Pentagon Not Really Concerned

According to several reports this morning, Iran is threatening to send warships to the U.S. East Coast in a shocking threat to the United States.  The threats come as Iranian...

September 28, 2011
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Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Maritime News

Oman Corvette Heads To Sea For The First Time

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fDjMtJMrVHc Note to self: Don’t tick off Oman. Portsmouth, United Kingdom: Al Shamikh, the first of three ships being built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO)...

December 21, 2010
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Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Uncategorized

Discovery of the HMS Victory – Video

If you have been following the news for the past two weeks, you must have read about the discovery of the HMS Victory, the legendary British warship that went down...

February 10, 2009
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Wednesday, July 30, 2008
Navy

Ships Of The Future – LCS, Littoral Combat Ship

Popular Science brings us Future Navy Ships – Littoral Combat Ship. They write: This is a small, fast ship (capable of 45 knots) for sub-hunting, mine-clearing, and fighting small boats...

July 30, 2008
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Monday, December 10, 2007
maritime security

The Protector – Anti Piracy Robot

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjtH70edsGQ Want to know more about The Protector? Popular Mechanics tells us; Robots versus pirates—it’s not as stupid, or unlikely, as it sounds. Piracy has exploded in the waters near...

December 10, 2007
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Thursday, November 15, 2007
Navy

Chinese Sub and the Carrier Group

While we have been preoccupied with the Bay Bridge Allision readers of our Maritime News Discoverer know of this troubling news from the pacific; When the U.S. Navy deploys a...

November 15, 2007
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