Denmark deploys Challenger jet to support maritime security at the Horn of Africa

After taking advice from The Foreign Policy Committee, the Government today decided to deploy a detachment consisting of a Challenger airplane to support the monitoring of shipping traffic in the Indian Ocean. Additionally, the Government decided that Denmark will again make a Challenger airplane available for the Mediterranean efforts to monitor EU’s outer borders under […]

Maritime security: FG approves $186m to combat piracy

Tola Adenubi The Federal Government has approved $186 million as part of efforts to combat piracy in Nigerian waters. This is even as the government has also budgeted N100m for the dredging of the River Niger. Speaking in Lagos, on Thursday, during a one-day national conference on fast-tracking port reforms with the theme: ‘Making Nigerian […]

Indonesia strengthens aerial reconnaissance for maritime security

Nani Afrida The Indonesian Air Force (TNI AU) has strengthened its aerial reconnaissance to protect the country’s maritime territories from illegal activities. “We have a routine patrol to observe our maritime territories from the air. We can send all information, photos and data directly to the land to support our Navy,” Air Force’s Squadron V […]

PH to lease maritime patrol aircraft

DAVAO CITY Nov. 2 (PIA) – The Philippines will lease five TC 90 aircraft from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Forces. Four TC-90 propeller driven aircraft will be leased for $7,000 a year and another TC 90 variant for $2,000 per year. The aircraft are aimed at bolstering maritime patrol operations in the country’s exclusive […]