Friday, January 14, 2011

Mannequins fight pirates in Gulf of Aden

BMP3 has got nothing on on manikins!

January 14, 2011
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Monday, January 10, 2011
Maritime Security Incidents

BAE Systems Develops Non-Lethal Laser to Defend Against Pirate Attacks on Commercial Ships

Bristol, UK: BAE Systems has successfully demonstrated a prototype device that will serve as an effective non-lethal deterrent against pirate attacks on commercial vessels such as oil tankers and container...

January 10, 2011
Total Views: 23

Monday, September 20, 2010
Maritime Security

Poll – What is the worst Anti-Piracy method?

Photo Via Notes From Sea Level gCaptain has covered nearly every anti-piracy measure from weapons (both lethal and non-lethal) to Molotov Cocktails and safe rooms. Many have asked readers to...

September 20, 2010
Total Views: 4

Sunday, June 6, 2010
Maritime Security

10 More Anti-Piracy Weapons For Use In Somalia

Click to read Part 1 of this Post: 10 Anti-Piracy Weapons For Use In Somalia   Last year gCaptain brought you Anti-Piracy Weapons – Top 10 For Future Use In...

June 6, 2010
Total Views: 310

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Maritime Security Incidents

A Less Lethal Approach to Piracy Defense

No reader of this blog needs to be told that the risk from Piracy is real and growing.  We have seen it change from something that only happens in movies...

March 16, 2010
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Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Maritime Security

Fox News’ Take on Anti-Piracy Weapons

In response to the recent upsurge in pirate attacks, has put their own list of Ten High-Tech Weapons to Repel Pirates.  All of the items on the list we...

April 15, 2009
Total Views: 20

Monday, January 19, 2009
Maritime Security

Poll – Which Non-Lethal Weapon has the best chance of success against pirates?

After reading our posts (HERE and HERE) on less-than-lethal anti-piracy weapons, which system do you think has the best chance of success against Somali pirates?

January 19, 2009
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Thursday, October 16, 2008

LRAD – Video Of An Amazing Anti-Piracy Device

[googlevideo][/googlevideo] This video is of the LRAD or Long Range Acoustic Device, a product of American Technology Corporation. LRAD is the only proven, non-lethal weapon used to fight piracy (well,...

October 16, 2008
Total Views: 29

Monday, September 29, 2008
Maritime Security

Anti-Piracy Weapons – Top 10 For Future Use In Somalia

Click to read Part 1 of this Post: 10 Anti-Piracy Weapons For Use In Somalia – Part 1 In light of the recent piracy news from Somalia we thought it...

September 29, 2008
Total Views: 510

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

MARINER WAKE UP CALL – China’s Growning Submarine Fleet

Experts attempting to understand the strategic aims behind China’s aggressive military expansion have generally focused on Taiwan. But a new naval base points at Beijing’s significant and growing interest in...

May 13, 2008
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Monday, December 10, 2007
Maritime Security

The Protector – Anti Piracy Robot 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
Total Views: 31

Thursday, September 6, 2007
Maritime Security

Future Anti-Piracy Weapon?

Maritime Links Editor’s Blog brings us the Pentagon’s Ray Gun. Could this non-lethal device be the answer to piracy problems and our question “Do weapons belong aboard ships?” Visit the...

September 6, 2007
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