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Regional Defense & Security News

Regional Defense & Security News

Within the framework of the maritime trainings Sea Star 2018 Turkish Navy frigates TCG Salihreis (F-246) and TCG Buyukada (F-512) docked in the Odesa port. The Ukrainian and Turkish parties held talks and focused on discussion of prospective cooperation between the two Navies and thanked each other for sustainable cooperation. The frigates will stay in Odessa until...

With the successful launch of two Trident II D5 Life Extension missiles built and upgraded by Lockheed Martin, Navy submarine USS Nebraska demonstrated the readiness of the crew and strategic weapon system. The test, known as Demonstration and Shakedown Operation (DASO) 28, took place in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California March 26.  “In addition...

Pakistan conducted another successful test fire of indigenously developed Submarine Launched Cruise Missile Babur having a range of 450 kms. The Missile was fired from an underwater dynamic platform, which successfully engaged its target with precise accuracy; meeting all the flight parameters. SLCM Babur is capable of delivering various types of payloads and incorporates...

Pakistan Navy test fired land based anti-ship missile as part of a training exercise from the coastal region. The missile successfully followed its preplanned trajectory till accurate target engagement at sea. Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat and senior officers of Pakistan Navy were present on the occasion. While addressing the audience, the chief...