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Carrier Truman leaves Mediterranean to operate in Atlantic

The USS Harry S. Truman passed through the Strait of Gibraltar on Thursday, June 28, 2018, and is operating in the Atlantic according to a report in …

Military

Cargo ship URAL with Russian military cargo released, $4 mil cargo seized

Post Views: 764<p>Ro-ro cargo ship under Russian name URAL but operated by Mersin-based Turkish company, arrested at Sfax, Tunisia, on Feb 15, was …

French Navy Frigate Jean de Vienne Seize Drugs in Support of CTF 150

On 25 March 2018, the French Navy (Marine Nationale) Leygues-class ASW Frigate Jean de Vienne secured their second drug seizure this year in support …

Military

The response of the fleet and of the Russian space forces forced the US to change the vector of attack on Syria

how many telephone conversations between the chief of the general staff of <b>Russia</b> valery gerasimov and chairman of the chiefs of staff of the armed …

Military

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Could Attack Europe With Missiles, Germany Warns

North Korea could launch a missile attack capable of hitting Germany and central Europe, a top Germany foreign intelligence official told lawmakers …

Russian submarine activity at post-Cold War high

STUTTGART, Germany — Russia submarine activity is at its highest levels since the 1980s as Moscow continues to invest heavily in its maritime …

Russia seen sending heavy naval firepower to the Mediterranean after threatening to strike the US

The US and Russia have become engaged in an increasingly hot war of words over the warfare and suffering in Syria, and Russia was seen sending heavy naval firepower to the region around the same time it threatened to retaliate to any US strikes.<p>Russia has supported Syrian President Bashar Assad for …

Russia Threatens Military Action Against US If Washington Strikes Syria

While mystery still surrounds the statement by now-former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson who on Monday - <b>when he already knew he was fired</b> - said …

US, Japan Conduct Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill in South China Sea

A U.S. Navy carrier strike group began a bilateral maritime drill with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force this week.

US urges Cyprus and Turkey to resolve EEZ dispute (Updated) - Cyprus Mail

US ambassador to Nicosia Kathleen Doherty said on Thursday that while the US recognises the Republic’s right to develop its exclusive economic zone …

French Navy ship visit to PH shows France commitment to security, freedom of navigation

THE visit of the French Navy’s light patrol frigate to the Philippines shows France as a “Pacific power” that is committed to “security” and …

Asia

India, France sign security deal with China in mind

France and India signed an accord Saturday aimed at stepping up military cooperation in the Indian Ocean where China is a regional power while also securing commercial contracts worth €13 billion.<p>Under the deal signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Emmanuel Macron, each country will …

GIS Dossier: The South China Sea

<i>GIS Dossiers aim to give our subscribers a quick overview of key topics, regions or conflicts based on a selection of our experts’ reports since</i> …

How China Is Challenging American Dominance in Asia

Every Asian country now trades more with China than with the United States, often by a factor of two to one. Here’s how the outlines of the rivalry are defining the future of the continent.

A Comparison of U.S. Navy and Royal Navy Officer Training | U.S. Naval Institute

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China Is Making a Bold Military Power Play

By David TweedDavid Tweed and Adrian LeungAdrian Leung<p>As lawmakers meet this week to cement Xi Jinping’s power at home, China’s president is also …

The Eastern Mediterranean's New Great Game Over Natural Gas

ExxonMobil’s Cyprus gas search could flare U.S.-Turkey tension | Ahval

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Turkey’s blocking of an Italian gas exploration vessel off Cyprus “gunboat diplomacy” in a meeting last …

Why Is Vietnam Hosting an American Aircraft Carrier?

5 March 2018 Bill HaytonAssociate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme TwitterIt’s about sending messages to China – and President …

Allied Maritime Command

ENI’den Sonra Exxon’un Gemileri Doğu Akdeniz’e Geliyor

Türkiye ve Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti ile Güney Kıbrıs arasında Doğu Akdeniz’de devam eden münhasır ekonomik bölge anlaşmazlığı sonucu, Türk Deniz …

Erdogan: nothing can be done in EastMed without north's consent | Rock FM Paphos and Limassol | Cyprus

Nothing can be done in the Eastern Mediterranean without the consent of Turkey and the ‘TRNC’, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told reporters during …

In a Fortnight: In Maldives Standoff, China Looks to Safeguard Growing Interests

A deepening electoral crisis in the small island nation of the Maldives, located roughly 300 miles west-southwest of India’s southern tip, has …

Marine accident round-up : 28th February 2018

Greece closed the <b>Corinth canal</b> on Monday February 26th after a rockfall caused by heavy rain. The 6.4km canal, used mainly by commercial ships and …

Irish Naval Service Pair to Join Mediterranean Migrant Rescue

28th February 2018<p>The Irish Naval Service OPV LÉ Niamh which between October and December last directly rescued 613 people and helped other ships to …

European Union

Russia and Lebanon Drafting Agreement for Increased Military Cooperation

Since the Syrian civil war erupted nearly seven years ago, perhaps the most dramatic regional diplomatic development has been the steady reemergence …

Two Irish Naval ships to join Mediterranean migrant rescue

Saipem drillship departs for Morocco - Cyprus Mail

Energy giant ENI’s drillship Saipem 12000, which had been anchored off Limassol in international waters since Saturday for refuelling and equipment …

Secret Russian arms shipment? Cargo ship with arms detained in Tunisia. UPDATE

Post Views: 8,296<p>Apr 9: Cargo ship URAL with Russian military cargo released, $4 mil cargo seized<br>Ro-ro cargo ship under Russian name URAL but …