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: 7789

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: 5613

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: 14065

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: 47

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: 55

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: 1905

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: 62

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: 4

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: 2

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: 13

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: 58

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: 49

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: 44

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

Monday, April 2, 2012

Water Activated Missiles? [VIDEO]

A new naval weapon has attracted hundreds of thousands of views on Youtube and left most people scratching their heads… is this thing real, or is the

April 2, 2012
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Maritime Security

UK P&I Club Advisory on Carrying Weapons and Armed Guards in Egyptian Waters

The Club’s Egyptian correspondent has advised us of changes to the domestic law in Egypt concerning regulations governing the carriage weapons and armed

February 15, 2012
Total Views: 6

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

GHOST – Small Craft “Could Help Keep Hormuz Open”

The number of threats posing significant risks to maritime security these days seems to be never ending, always changing, and rapidly growing.  Pirates, rogue

January 11, 2012
Total Views: 76

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Crew Caught Smuggling Weapons To China

An Isle Of Mann-registered ship was detained by authorities in Finland last week for smuggling missiles and explosives out of the country. The vessel was

December 29, 2011
Total Views: 49

Monday, August 22, 2011

Flash Bang – Inside The USCG’s Secret Weapon Development Center

The Office of Specialized Capabilities (CG-721) is located in Coast Guard headquarters and reports directly to the Assistant Commandant for Capability, Rear

August 22, 2011
Total Views: 325