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Ukraine Arms Its USVs With Grad Artillery Rockets
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems

Ukraine Arms Its USVs With Grad Artillery Rockets

Ukrainian MoD has announced the integration of Grad 122 mm artillery rocket launchers on its Sea Baby kamikaze USVs.

Steller Systems Reveals Multi-Role Support Ship Concept
Navy / Maritime

Steller Systems Reveals Multi-Role Support Ship Concept

Steller Systems has unveiled its Fearless-class design to answer the U.K.’s requirements for a Multi-Role Support Ship (MRSS).

Russia Intercepts USVs from Helicopters
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Russia Intercepts USVs from Helicopters

Russia introduced a new doctrine to intercept Ukrainian USVs in the Black Sea. Russian helicopters open fire on USVs, similar to ASW doctrine.

USS Zumwalt Destroyer Prepares for Hypersonic Missiles
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

USS Zumwalt Destroyer Prepares for Hypersonic Missiles

One of the 155 mm AGS main guns on the USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) has been removed to integrate CPS hypersonic boost-glide missiles.

U.S. Marine Corps Retires AV-8B
Navy / Maritime

U.S. Marine Corps Retires AV-8B

The U.S. Marine Corps demonstrated AV-8B Harrier II for the final time on May 11 and 12, 2024, before switching to F-35B jets.

UK Plans Land Attack Capability for Future Frigates
Navy / Maritime

UK Plans Land Attack Capability for Future Frigates

The UK has announced its intention to equip its future frigates, Type 26 and Type 31, with long-range land attack capabilities to combat new threats.

Upgraded Oruç Reis Frigate Spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Upgraded Oruç Reis Frigate Spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS

Turkish Navy’s TCG Oruç Reis frigate (F-245) undergoing Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) was spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS by the photographer Oğuz Eroğuz.

UK to Build Six New Amphibious Warships for Royal Navy
Navy / Maritime Investment

UK to Build Six New Amphibious Warships for Royal Navy

Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom, Grant Shapps, announced they would build six new warships for the Royal Navy.

U.S. SOCOM Wants an Amphibious Cargo Aircraft
Navy / Maritime Air

U.S. SOCOM Wants an Amphibious Cargo Aircraft

During the SOF WEEK 2024 conference, the U.S. Special Operations Command presented a concept for amphibious MC-130J cargo aircraft.

Highlights from DENİZKURDU-II/2024 Naval Exercise
Land Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Unmanned Systems

Highlights from DENİZKURDU-II/2024 Naval Exercise

DENİZKURDU-II/2024 exercise has been conducted with more than 100 ships and aircraft in service with the Turkish Navy.

Turkish Firefighting Method Secures Li-Ion AIP Submarines
Navy / Maritime

Turkish Firefighting Method Secures Li-Ion AIP Submarines

Gaziantep Municipality firefighters introduced a new method to extinguish Li-Ion battery fire, which may secure Li-Ion-powered AIP submarines.

German Navy Deploys in Indo-Pacific
Navy / Maritime

German Navy Deploys in Indo-Pacific

Following a pause for EUNAVFOR Aspides in the Red Sea, “Die Marine” will deploy warships to the Indo-Pacific, including the frigate Baden-Wuerttemberg (F-222).

AKSUNGUR UCAV Proves MAM-T Capacity
Navy / Maritime Air Ammunition Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Unmanned Systems Sensors

AKSUNGUR UCAV Proves MAM-T Capacity

TUSAŞ’s AKSUNGUR UCAV unveiled ROKETSAN MAM-T munition capacity at the DENİZKURDU-II/2024 exercise, according to footage shared by the Turkish MoD.

LUNAS Shipyard Malaysia Signs MOU with PT PAL Indonesia
Navy / Maritime Expo and Air Show

LUNAS Shipyard Malaysia Signs MOU with PT PAL Indonesia

Lumut Naval Shipyard has signed an MOU with Indonesian state-owned shipbuilder PT PAL to promote the construction of new ships at the DSA in Malaysia.