Latest Maritime Domain Awareness Stories

2011-06-29 09:10:00

LONDON, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maritime domain awareness has been one of the key issues brought up by senior military personnel from Canadian Armed Forces, Indian Coast Guard, Philippines Armed Forces, South African Air Force, Turkish Navy and Italian Navy as they look to procure and upgrade reconnaissance assets in light of recent operations. Furthermore, Major General Elmir dela Cruz from the Philippines Armed Forces will be briefing delegates on urgent...

2010-04-28 12:43:00

DUBAI, UAE, April 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- It was generally accepted that the areas with the highest threat of pirate attacked are along the line from the Seychelles to the Maldives and into the Mozambique Channel, but it is now clear that the Arabian Sea is another area in which pirate attacks are now occurring and that the zone within a triangle formed by Socotra, the Gulf of Oman and the northern Maldives is now also a threat area. The coalition of maritime forces is therefore...

2008-08-13 18:00:34

By Blenkey, Nick (ProQuest: ... denotes text stops here in original.) Thanks, in part, to the Russian Strategic Missile Forces, the U.S. Coast Guard should soon have a greatly enhanced maritime domain awareness capability. Last month saw the launch of six Orbcomm satellites from Kapustin Yar, Russia, using a Russian Cosmos launch vehicle. The satellites, which are being integrated into Orbcomm's existing 29 satellite constellation, are a U.S. Coast Guard satellite and five Orbcomm...

2005-08-23 15:00:22

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States plans to put sensors on oil rigs and weather buoys to spot security threats at sea and may use satellites, unmanned planes and commercial jets to monitor ships as far as 2,000 nautical miles away. Rear Admiral Joseph Nimmich, a top Coast Guard official, said the steps would be part of efforts to thwart any seaborne attacks by al Qaeda or other militant groups by detecting threats early and "moving the...

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