NOVEMBER 2019 news

Naval Forces, Defense Industry, Navy Technology, Maritime Security

A group of the Baltic Fleet’s warships led by the guard ship Yaroslav Mudry has passed through the Suez Canal and entered the Red Sea in its long-distance deployment, the Fleet’s press office reported on Wednesday. The Baltic Fleet’s naval group will arrive at the Indian port of Marmagao on December 10 to take part in the Indra-2019 Russian-Indian drills.

The arms procurement agency has delivered an upgraded patrol boat to the South Korean Navy (RoK Navy) on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Patrol Killer Experimental-B (PKX-B)-class fast attack craft is made for missions near the inter-Korean maritime border in the Yellow Sea.

Launching Ceremony of indigenously designed multi-mission capable Fast Attack Craft (Missile)/ FAC(M) - 4 being built for Pak Navy at KS&EW was held on Wednesday, November 27, 2019. Chief Guest Federal Minister for Defence Production Mohtarma Zobaida Jalal applauded the national goal of indigenization & self-reliance.

The South African navy is hosting the Multinational Maritime Exercise with Russia and China in Cape Town. It is the first trilateral exercise between the three countries and is scheduled to take place off the southern coast of South Africa over the period of November 25-30.

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said that home-made Dena destroyer is being equipped with Vertical Launching System (VLS), adding that the two are marking a new chapter in the country’s naval combat capabilities.

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