Yemen: Houthis to step up Red Sea strikes, use ‘submarine weapons’

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis will escalate their attacks on ships in the Red Sea and other waters and have introduced “submarine weapons”, in continued solidarity with Palestinians in the Gaza war, the group’s leader said on Thursday. “Operations in the Red Read More …

US tests kamikaze drone-boats in the seas of the Middle East

The U.S. Navy’s Task Force 59 unveiled a series of tests in the Middle East, showcasing the integration of advanced unmanned systems and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies into maritime operations. Established in 2021, Task Force 59 specializes in merging Unmanned Read More …

Belgium: EOD DOVO is looking to acquire six ROVs for explosive ordnance disposal service

Awarding authority: MRMP-N/P – Direction Générale Material Resources – Division Marchés Publics – Section Naval Systems – Sous-section Programmes Title: acquisition de six (6) véhicules télécommandés (ROV) pour la capacité VSM (Very Shallow Water) et le service de neutralisation des Read More …

Ukrainian troops learn bomb disposal skills in Scottish Highlands

Ukrainian troops have been on exercises in the Scottish Highlands learning how to disarm and defuse Russian bombs, booby traps and mines. Royal Navy divers and experts have been training their Ukrainian counterparts on finding and neutralising explosive devices in Read More …

Underwater robot and drone: Ukraine’s rescue service reveals how it clears mines from bodies of water

Modern specialised equipment is being used to inspect bodies of water in Mykolaiv Oblast for explosive devices. Protective buoys were installed wherever divers found explosive devices; the devices were then brought to the surface and transported to the shore by Read More …

UK donating undersea minehunter drones to help Ukraine clear coastline

The UK is giving underwater drones to Ukraine and training Ukrainian personnel in Britain to use them to clear their coastline of mines. Six autonomous minehunting vehicles will be sent to the country to help detect Russian mines in the Read More …

Russia: Djibouti military will be trained in Russia to use Uran-6 mechanical mine clearance system

Military personnel from Djibouti will be trained at the International Mine Action Center of the Russian Armed Forces in Nakhabino near Moscow, the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Russian Defense Ministry reports. A group of eight foreign Read More …

MCSC Begins Fielding Amphibious Robot System For Littoral Missions

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. -= In September, Marine Corps Systems Command began fielding an amphibious, unmanned robot system to support littoral operations globally. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Remotely Operated Vehicle is a next-generation, box-shaped robot that enables Marines to Read More …