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PIRATES DEVELOP BUSINESS À LA NIGERIA

by Michael Meyer Serious kidnapping cases are increasing in the Gulf of Guinea. Battle-hardened pirates are becoming more professional. Politicians and regulators are lagging behind...

MSD TECHNOLOGY PROFILE:  VIDAR FOR COUNTER PIRACY

by Curtis Hand CHALLENGE: Piracy continues to threaten seafarers in strategic waters and EEZs worldwide. Vigilance, preparation, early detection and rapid response remain the best means...

ADRIATIC SECURITY FROM THE CROATIAN PERSPECTIVE

by Igor Tabak (All photos accredited to contributor) The Adriatic, as an enclosed part of the Mediterranean, has a long tradition of maritime commerce, shipbuilding...

EDITORIAL – Britain’s Integrated Review: Setting a Course for Change

by Conrad Waters, Co-Editor in-Chief, Maritime Security & Defence March 2021 saw the conclusion of a long-awaited review of the United Kingdom’s future security and...

Operation Irini: UN Security Council Renews Inspection Authorisation

from Official Press Release with minor edits by Curtis Hand The UN Security Council renewed the authorisation for inspections by Operation Irini for one more...

EUNAVFOR MED IRINI’s 4th webinar: “A strategic compass for a Mediterranean maritime security”

Another edition of SHADE is scheduled for 26 May at 1500 hours CET / Six Bells of the Afternoon Watch Operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI is...

US Navy Exclusive: International Mine Warfare Technology Symposium

The International Mine Warfare Technology Symposium series is the only US Navy-sponsored event that has sole focus on naval mine warfare and related technologies. This...

US Coast Guard Renews Cooperation and Influence in Tunisia

Yesterday (04 May 2021), the US Coast Guard (USCG) announced from Tunisia's capital Tunis that it continues to build ties with the Tunisia Coast...

Maritime Patrol: Aeronautics’ New Orbiter 4 Small Tactical UAS Advantages

edited by Curtis Hand from Press Releases Aeronautics Group introduces its Orbiter 4 small tactical UAS, capable of performing long-range, long-endurance maritime patrol missions. Aeronautics averred...

MSD Coffee Klatch with the Avnon Academy: “Knowledge is Power” is Not Just a...

The MSD Coffee Klatch.  This is the first weekly installment of a series of quick chats planned with various industry insiders who are uniquely-qualified...