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Germany to invest in Maritime
Navy / Maritime Air

Germany to invest in Maritime

The State Department has decided to approve a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Germany of P-8A Aircraft and Associated Support, and related equipment, for an estimated cost of $1.77 billion. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.

Second Meltem-3 at Blue Homeland
Navy / Maritime Air Modernisation

Second Meltem-3 at Blue Homeland

The second P-72 Maritime Patrol Aircraft was delivered to the naval forces within the scope of the P-72 MELTEM-3 Project.

HAVELSAN Delivers DBDS to Navy
Navy / Maritime E/W

HAVELSAN Delivers DBDS to Navy

HAVELSAN announced from its social media accounts that the last batch of Submarıne Data Dıstrıbutıon System (Denizaltı Bilgi Dağıtım Sistemi/ (DBDS) is delivered to the Naval Forces Command. The system will be integrated into the submarine under the New Type Submarine Project.

Indian Navy Gets third Scorpene-Class Submarine
Navy / Maritime Regional / Strategy

Indian Navy Gets third Scorpene-Class Submarine

The Kalvari-class diesel-electric submarine INS Karanj was commissioned into the Indian Navy in Mumbai on Wednesday.

THALES secured £98 Million UK SHORAD Contract
Land Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile

THALES secured £98 Million UK SHORAD Contract

The UK MoD has contracted Belfast based Thales UK company to offer Short-Range Air Defence (SHORAD) to the British Army and Royal Marines.

MAM-L Hits from a Farther distance
Navy / Maritime Ammunition Unmanned Systems

MAM-L Hits from a Farther distance

Turkish Defence Ministry announced the micro smart munition MAM-L. The ministry stated that MAM-L is used at the Blue Homeland 2021 Military Exercise.

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy Defence Politics

An Olive Branch to Egypt, Velvet Glove to Greece

Defence Minister Hulusi Akar attended the Blue Homeland 2021 Exercise at the Aegean Sea. Akar spoke about developing relations with Egypt and warned Greece.

ScanEagle to patrol Malaysian Maritime
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

ScanEagle to patrol Malaysian Maritime

RMN launched the 601 Squadron Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) at the Sepanggar Naval Base in Sepanggar.

New Home for BrahMos: The Philippines
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Modernisation

New Home for BrahMos: The Philippines

India has reached an understanding with the Philippines for exporting military equipment to the Philippines.

Milipol Qatar Begins in 11 Days
Land Navy / Maritime Logistics Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Milipol Qatar Begins in 11 Days

Milipol Qatar 2021, the 13th International Homeland Security and Civil Defence, will run at the DECC between 15-17 March.

Italy got F-35B Landed on ITS Cavour
Navy / Maritime Air

Italy got F-35B Landed on ITS Cavour

A VX-23 F-35B aircraft landed on Italian Navy’s aircraft carrier ITS Cavour.

Singapore’s Navy Tests Unmanned Vessels
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Singapore’s Navy Tests Unmanned Vessels

Singapore Navy (RSN) tests unmanned surface vessels with an AI-driven navigation algorithm that could be used for maritime security operations.

Bluehomeland (Mavi Vatan) Exercise Began
Land Navy / Maritime Air Unmanned Systems

Bluehomeland (Mavi Vatan) Exercise Began

Turkish Navy’s planned drill “Blue Homeland 2021” have started. The drill will be executed on the Mediterranean Sea and the Aegean Sea simultaneously.

Poseidon 21 Black Sea Naval Exercises Began
Navy / Maritime Air Regional / Strategy Defence Politics Unmanned Systems

Poseidon 21 Black Sea Naval Exercises Began

The multinational exercise “Poseidon 21” started on Saturday, February 27, in the Black Sea port of Constanta.