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SEPTEMBER 2019 news

Naval Forces, Defense Industry, Navy Technology, Maritime Security


On 29 September, the Istanbul Shipyard held the steel-cutting ceremony of the Pakistan Navy’s (PN) first MILGEM corvette. The Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan presided over the event alongside various government, naval and industry officials from Turkey and Pakistan.

When they need to deliver the military and cargoes to hard-of-access areas, they usually engage helicopters, all-terrain vehicles, supply ships and even dog sledges. However, ground-effect vehicles will become a priority in some cases in the near future. The Army Standard online publication examined the prospects of the new transportation vehicle.

Coast Guardsmen from Alaska’s District 17, as well as Marines and sailors from California, are taking part in the largest training exercise of its kind in years. Approximately 3,000 Marines, sailors and Coast Guardsmen practised amphibious operations in Adak and Seward, as well as throughout Alaska’s coastal waters.

The project 12341 modernized small missile ship Smerch of the Russian Pacific Fleet has launched a Kh-35 anti-ship cruise missile of the Uran missile system for the first time in the phase of factory running trials in the Sea of Japan. The missile was test-fired at a sea target, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

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