Chinese, Russian Warships Continue to Circle Japan, Defense Minister Says

Chinese ships operating near Japan on June 24, 2022. Japanese MoD Image

An uptick in Russian and Chinese warship movements near Japan are a part of an ongoing military demonstration toward Tokyo, Japan’s Defense Minister Nobou Kishi said this week.

The People’s Liberation Army Navy and the Russian Pacific fleet have, since mid-June, sent two separate surface action groups around the Japanese home islands.

“The fact that about 10 Russian and Chinese ships sail around Japan on the same route in a...

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VESSEL REVIEW | Cromarty Sentinel – Chinese-built standby vessel for Scotland’s Sentinel Marine

Scottish vessel operator Sentinel Marine has taken delivery of a new emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) built by Fujian South East Shipyard in China. Named Croma ..

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BOOK REVIEW | Carrier Killer: China’s Anti-Ship Ballistic Missiles and Theater of Operations in the early 21st Century

This is a very interesting, thought-provoking and, even, inspiring little book. Written by two Singapore-based American defence journalists, it is more objective in its a ..

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Work Boat World Offshore Vessel Orders and Deliveries Roundup – June 23, 2022

A new LNG-fueled offshore guard vessel has been delivered to a Chinese oil and gas support company while two new crewboats will enter service with a UK operator. Orders h ..

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GAO Report on Hypersonic Missile Defense

The following is the June Government Accountability Office report, Missile Defense: Better Oversight and Coordination Needed for Counter-Hypersonic Development.

What GAO Found

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) continues to build components of the Missile Defense System (MDS), test its capabilities, and plan for countering evolving threats. In fiscal year 2021, MDA made progress, but continued to fall short of its goals for asset deliveries and testing. For example, MDA successfully delivered many...

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Chinese, Russian Warships Active Near Japan Ahead of RIMPAC 2022

Chinese ships on June 17, 2022. JMSDF Photos

Russian warships are now steaming in the East China and the Philippine seas near Japan, the Russian Navy and the Japan Defense Ministry announced on Monday.

Meanwhile, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Indo-Pacific Deployment 2022 (IPD22) drilled with the U.S. Navy while ships from five Indo-Pacific nations sailed together out of Guam en route to the Rim of the Pacific 2022 (RIMPAC2022) exercise in Hawaii.

The Russian Navy said destroyers...

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Keel laid for Seaway 7’s first turbine installation vessel

China Merchants Heavy Industry Haimen has laid the keel for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) ordered by Oslo-based Seaway 7. Once completed, Seaway Ventus will b ..

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