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Maritime Security

Pirate attack repelled

Pirate attack off Somalia repelledSuspected Somali pirates attacked a Singaporean-flagged chemical tanker but were repelled by guards on board, the European Union Naval force said, the first such incident in several months.

Somali Maritime Police honed skills during Cutlass Express

Somali maritime police.Maritime forces from East Africa, West Indian Ocean nations, Europe and the United States as well as several international organizations, completed the seventh iteration of the annual multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express on 7 February 2018.


US donates patrol boats to Senegal and Cabo Verde

A Senegalese Navy Metal Shark Defender patrol boat.The US military has donated two patrol boats to Senegal’s Navy and five patrol boats to Cabo Verde to enhance their maritime security, with an emphasis on combating drug trafficking.


Pirates release ship in Gulf of Guinea

Pirates release ship in Gulf of GuineaPirates freed a ship carrying 22 Indian crew and 13,500 tonnes of gasoline, Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern, manager of the ship, said in a statement.

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Company News

  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.