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 …

Houthi Lethal Underwater Drones Adds New Threat to Red Sea

Merchant ships and warships in the Red Sea have been under frequent attacks from anti-ship cruise missiles, anti-ship ballistic missiles, explosive surface drones, and aerial drones. Now a new threat has emerged from underwater. On Feb. 18, U.S. Central Command Read More …

Yemen: U.S. Central Command forces conducted self-defense strikes against missiles, unmanned underwater and surface vessels

TAMPA, Fla. – Between the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Sanaa time), Feb. 17, CENTCOM successfully conducted five self-defense strikes against three mobile anti-ship cruise missiles, one unmanned underwater vessel (UUV), and one unmanned surface vessel (USV) in Read More …

U.S. Central Command forces intercepted Iranian weapons shipment intended for Houthis

TAMPA, Fla. – A U.S. Coast Guard cutter, forward deployed to the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of responsibility, seized advanced conventional weapons and other lethal aid originating in Iran and bound to Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen from a vessel 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 …

What we know about Hamas’ huge rocket arsenal

The military wing of the Palestinian Hamas movement has debuted a new torpedo, said to have been used for the first time in combat against the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as war continues to consume the Gaza Strip. It’s only Read More …

U.S. 5th Fleet Enhances Middle East Maritime Security with Unmanned Capabilities

MANAMA, Bahrain – Last month, naval forces in the Middle East region successfully integrated unmanned platforms with traditionally crewed ships and aircraft to conduct enhanced maritime security operations in the waters surrounding the Arabian Peninsula. Seven task forces falling under 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 …

Ukraine: Underwater minehunter drone training a ‘game changer’ for clearing coastline

Ukrainian sailors are being trained to use underwater minehunter drones by the Royal Navy that will play a vital role in helping clear its coastline. More than a dozen Ukrainian personnel have already started a three-week course at a facility Read More …