Sunday, May 28, 2023

South Africa To Investigate U.S. Allegations Of Arms Shipment To Russia

JOHANNESBURG, May 28 (Reuters) – South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a panel to investigate U.S. allegations that a

May 28, 2023
Total Views: 2194

Saturday, March 4, 2023

British Navy Says It Seized Smuggled Iranian Weapons In Gulf Of Oman

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Royal Navy said on Thursday it had seized Iranian weapons, including anti-tank guided missiles, last month from a

March 4, 2023
Total Views: 3339

Friday, February 3, 2023

Another Major Weapons Seizure in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Central Command is reporting yet another significant seizure of weapons in the Gulf of Oman along a route known for weapons trafficking from Iran to

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 3663

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

U.S. Navy Seizes More Than 2,000 AK-47’s from Fishing Vessel in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Navy has seized more than 2,000 AK-47 assault rifles believed to be bound for Yemen from a fishing vessel in international waters in the Gulf of Oman,

January 10, 2023
Total Views: 9732

Saturday, December 3, 2022

U.S. Seizes 1.1 Million Rounds of Ammunition, Other Illegal Weapons in Gulf of Oman

December 03, 2022, MANAMA, Bahrain —  On Dec. 1, U.S. naval forces in the Middle East intercepted a fishing trawler smuggling more than 50 tons of

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 16211

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

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: 8115

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

U.S. Navy Offers Cash Reward For Tips On Illegal Maritime Activity And Cargo

The U.S. Navy will for the first time reward individuals for reporting information that leads to the detection of illegal maritime activity or seizure of

July 6, 2022
Total Views: 5657

Thursday, December 23, 2021

U.S. Navy Seizes Weapons Cache from Stateless Fishing Vessel in Arabian Sea

U.S. Navy ships this week seized approximately 1,400 AK-47 assault rifles and 226,600 rounds of ammunition from a stateless fishing vessel during a flag

December 23, 2021
Total Views: 14096

Friday, April 21, 2017
Anti Ship Missile Test

Will This Ship Killer Make Naval Convoys Obsolete?

The Tomahawk missile is famous for attacking stationary targets on land, but except for a short-lived anti-ship variant now out of service, it

April 21, 2017
Total Views: 56

Monday, March 7, 2016
Maritime News

Australian Navy Seizes Huge Weapons Cache Off Somalia

NAIROBI, March 7 (Reuters) – An Australian Navy ship has seized a huge cache of weapons near Oman’s coast from a fishing vessel bound for Somalia,

March 7, 2016
Total Views: 70

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Anti Ship Missile Infographic

One Big Chart Showing All The Missiles That Can Sink A Ship

[contextly_sidebar id=”ymGx32Jd0NLK7ToTWECtMGQrB87mTsh0″]The first anti-ship missiles (ASMs), developed and built by Nazi Germany, used

May 31, 2015
Total Views: 2567

Friday, November 14, 2014

U.S. Navy Deploys First Laser Weapon in Persian Gulf

The U.S. Navy has deployed on a command ship in the Persian Gulf its first laser weapon capable of destroying a

November 14, 2014
Total Views: 72

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Maritime News

American Crew Returns Home After 52 Days in Honduras Jail

Crew members of a Florida-based salvage ship who had been jailed for 52 days in Honduras on gun smuggling charges were welcomed back to their home port on

July 3, 2014
Total Views: 9

Saturday, June 28, 2014
Maritime News

Panama Orders Release of North Korean Crew

A Panamanian court on Friday ordered the release of three North Korean ship officers who were jailed after they were caught smuggling Cuban weapons through

June 28, 2014
Total Views: 4

Thursday, June 5, 2014
Maritime News

American Crew Held in Honduras on Weapons Charges

The crew of a Florida-based shipwreck salvage company has been held for a month in a Honduras jail after authorities accused them of gun smuggling, a company

June 5, 2014
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Navy Rail Gun

U.S. Navy JHSV to Get Electromagnetic Rail Gun

Railguns and the electrical theory that allows them to work has been understood for almost 100 years, but in order to hurl a projectile at hypersonic speeds, a

April 9, 2014
Total Views: 80

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Chemical Experts Eye Port to Load Syria Toxins Onto U.S. Ship

The United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog are awaiting approval from a country to use its port to load Syria's most deadly chemicals onto a

December 4, 2013
Total Views: 0

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
laser-guided GBU-10

Pirate Boats Can’t Hide From ‘Murica’s Laser-Guided Bombs

The U.S. Air Force proved this month that laser guided bombs can, in fact, hit moving targets at sea when dropped from supersonic bombers like the B-1B Lancer.

September 18, 2013
Total Views: 58

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

WATCH: Missiles Simultaneously Strike Multiple Fast Attack Craft on Single Fire

A surface-to-surface missile that can simultaneously destroy multiple "fast attack craft" with a single button push? I can think of one use for

June 26, 2013
Total Views: 48

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
IMO Secretary-General, Koji Sekimizu

IMO Secretary-General Addresses the Issue of Armed Merchant Vessels

Maritime Safety Committee (MSC), 90th session, 16 to 25 May 2012 (High-level segment on arms on board) Opening address by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu

May 16, 2012
Total Views: 2