Email this pageThe lead vessel in a new class of patrol vessels designed for maritime security was laid down in a ceremony at Russia’s Zelenodolsky shipyard (Gorky) Wednesday February 26, 2012. The vessel, to be named ‘Vasily Bykov’ will be the first diesel-powered Project 22160 patrol ship. The new generation,Read More
Email this pageThe Israeli C-MUSIC laser-based Directional InfraRed CounterMeasure (DIRCM) system has recently passed a major milestone, following the completion of a qualification test series, an essential part of the systems’ certification process. In 2009 the system was selected by the Israel Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Transportation toRead More
The Australian Government has approved the acquisition of eight Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft at an investment of about A$4 billion (US$3.6 Billion). The Australian acquisition would be the second international Poseidon sale for Boeing and the first international sale for the Triton UAS. The first eight P-8I ‘Neptune’ were ordered by India in 2009 for US$2.1 billion. Three have already been delivered to India. Additional four aircraft were ordered in 2011.
Email this pageEmbedded software provider Green Hills is integrating a powerful cryptographic engine and an Embedded Cryptographic Toolkit with INTEGRITY Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) to increase the system’s capability to run complex and more powerful security levels. Implementing the Freescale Semiconductor C29x cryptographic coprocessor family, the new solution enable designersRead More
Email this pageSharing a common interest in securing offshore mineral exploration areas throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, Israel and Cyprus are tightening defense cooperation through a series of air and naval exercises conducted over the Islands’ southern coast. The relations between Israel, Cyprus and Greece are warming since 2008, as Israel’s closeRead More
Email this pageStormy weather and unprecedented rainfall over the UK is causing floods throughout southern England, some areas have been flooded for several weeks. As 14 severe flood warnings remain in place along the Thames, Berkshire and Surrey, and two in the Somerset Levels, the military is called to helpRead More
Email this pageThe Canadian government has shelved plans to field a new fleet of aerial surveillance aircraft designed to patrol the Arctic territory by 2020. Instead, the conservative government decided to spend $2.13 billion to extend the life of the CP-140 Aurora maritime patrol aircraft fleet, to continue service untilRead More