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Japan gunning for strategic independence from US

Asiatimes 28 Jan 2023
According to the plan, Japan intends to research and develop hypersonic weapons, improved high-speed glide bombs, improved Type 03 surface-to-air missiles, target observation munitions, unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) and sea mines ... Japan’s acquisition of sea mines may thus be an effort to plug this capability gap.

Turkish navy continues to locate, safely dispose of drifting Black Sea mines

Anadolu Agency 25 Jan 2023
While the Istanbul Strait was monitored with electro-optical surveillance systems, the Underwater Defense or SAS teams were put in a high readiness state to destroy mines in case of detection ... Since the beginning of the Ukraine-Russia war, Turkish teams have destroyed four mines.

Australia wants smart sea mines to put China in check

Asiatimes 25 Jan 2023
“The sea mine is an incredibly flexible weapon system, offering both offensive and defensive options to government,” Mapson adds ... Apart from defensive mining, Mapson mentions that unmanned underwater vehicles (UUV) can perform offensive mining operations in enemy ports and waterways.

Britain leads the way with tanks for Ukraine

AOL 25 Jan 2023
Even before the fighting began, as Russian forces massed on the border, Britain was sending the first of thousands of modern Nlaw anti-tank missiles ... In addition, Britain has also gifted Sea King search and rescue helicopters while training dozens of Ukrainian sailors to use unmanned underwater drones to clear mines laid by the Russians. .

Australia’s sea-mine purchases aim to counter Chinese basing plans in region, experts say

Stars and Stripes 24 Jan 2023
“A modern sea mining capability is a significant deterrent to potential aggressors,” the statement said ... “While mines might ... “In addition, smart sea mines could be deployed at Australia’s major ports to deter submarines and unmanned underwater vehicles,” he said in an email Monday.

Federal government to invest up to $1 billion in sea mines

The Daily Telegraph Australia 23 Jan 2023
China recently acquired more than 100,000 sea mines as part of its recent military expansion.

FEATURE:Japanese town set to OK country's 1st "level-4" autonomous vehicles

Kyodo 23 Jan 2023
The central Japan town of Eiheiji, known for its ancient Zen Buddhist temple in Fukui Prefecture, is set to be the first place in the country to adopt a new type of autonomous self-driving vehicle, hoping to pioneer investment in what could become an important future technology ... (Kyodo) ... Japan to develop underwater drones to lay, remove sea mines.

The Worldwide Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Industry is Projected to Reach $7.4 Billion by 2027: Increasing ...

The Galveston Daily News 19 Jan 2023
The "Global Unmanned Underwater Vehicles Market by type (Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs), Application, Propulsion (Electric, Non-Electric), System, Speed, Shape, Depth, Product Type, and Region - Forecast to 2027 " report has been added to's offering ... Slow Underwater Survey Speed.

If You Think the Ever Given Was Bad, Wait Until You See the Safer

The Maritime Executive 12 Jan 2023
The vessel is still loaded with 1.14 million barrels of oil ... At this point, the most expeditious and likely effective approach – especially in light of concerns around underwater mines in the vicinity – would be for the UN Security Council to recognize that, for the peace and security of the world, it needs to take action ... Dr ... ....

Europe Underwater Connector Market Report 2022: Enhanced Subsea Systems for Commercial and Military Applications Boosts ...

Eagle-Tribune 03 Jan 2023
The "Europe Underwater Connector Market Forecast to 2028 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis - by Type, Connection, and Application" report has been added to's offering ... Integrating new technologies increases the demand for underwater cable connectors as undersea mining and oil exploration become more common.

For 60 years, the US Navy has been training dolphins and sea lions to keep ...

Business Insider 30 Dec 2022
This year, the Navy sought to end one of those marine mammals' most important missions — hunting for and neutralizing mines buried in the seabed — and use sophisticated underwater vehicles and sensors instead ... The Navy's mine-countermeasures force continues to struggle ...

Most Public Crypto Firms Underperformed Bitcoin In 2022, Miners Hit Worst

NewsBTC 30 Dec 2022
Data shows almost all the big public crypto companies have underperformed Bitcoin this year, with the mining firms taking an especially hard hit. Most Public Mining Companies Saw Drawdowns Of 90% Or More In 2022 ... But why did the mining firms perform especially poorly? The explanation behind that is multifold.

Bitcoin 7-Day Hashrate Down To September Levels As US Storm Disrupts Miners

Bitcoinist 26 Dec 2022
Bitcoin Mining Hashrate Has Shown Wild Fluctuations Recently ... This drawdown was initially caused by a 3% increase in the mining difficulty (which caused some miners who were already on the verge of going underwater to ditch the network), but the fall has extended in the last few days due to the storm.

Drone startup Droneacharya a hit at stock market, listing touches Rs 107.10 a share

Your Story 23 Dec 2022
It plans to enter the manufacture of customised 100% indigenous drones and offer land and underwater surveying services, which include powerlines and utilities, oil and gas infrastructure, mines and quarries, energy and renewables, roads and highways, urban and rural planning, ...

Ghost Shark: Australia's UUV is expected to counter China

Greek City Times 21 Dec 2022
The UUV sub-drone prototype was unveiled by Australia and is expected to play a critical role in the Indo-Pacific region because of its underwater surveillance and mine warfare capabilities ... Such an addition to the navel capabilities of Australia will prove beneficial in case proliferation of sea mines in the Indo-Pacific Region.

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