North Korea launches new tactical nuclear attack submarine
Submarine number 841 – named Hero Kim Kun Ok after a North Korean historical figure – will perform its combat mission as 'one of core underwater offensive means of the naval force' of North Korea, Kim says.
4 former US Navy officers cleared in Fat Leonard case due to prosecutor misconduct
The misconduct finding and the vacating of previous felony convictions mark a rare and significant setback for the Justice Department.
North Korea's Kim calls for strengthening naval forces
Kim says North Korea requires its Navy to maintain war readiness, a 'constant combat alertness,' and called for 'radically' modernising its weapons and equipment.
LCS project set to resume next month, says navy chief
Abdul Rahman Ayob says the first ship is expected to be handed over at the end of 2026.
US warship sails through Taiwan Strait following China war games
China officially ended its three days of exercises around Taiwan where it practiced precision strikes and blockading the island.
US Navy says destroyer on navigational rights mission in South China Sea
The announcement comes as China's military simulates precision strikes against Taiwan in military drills around the island amid growing tensions between China and the US in the region.
Brazil to sink '30,000-tonne toxic package' warship
Environmentalists attacked the decision, saying the aircraft carrier contains tonnes of asbestos, heavy metals and other toxic materials that could leach into the water and pollute the marine food chain.
First batch of LCS reduced from six vessels to five
Navy chief Admiral Abdul Rahman Ayob says the decision was made some time ago, when the government decided to continue with the littoral combat ship project.
Japan says scrambled jets to monitor Chinese aircraft carrier operations
Japan monitored the operations after the Chinese naval group sailed between the main Okinawa island and Miyakojima island into the Western Pacific from the East China Sea, reports say.
Thailand races to find missing marines after navy vessel capsizes
The HTMS Sukhothai warship, a US-made corvette in use since 1987, capsized in the Gulf of Thailand after being knocked over by 4 metre waves and strong winds.
Thai navy hunts for 33 missing marines after warship sinks
The Sukhothai, a US-built corvette in use since 1987, was hit by strong waves, forcing it to tilt to one side before becoming flooded with seawater, navy spokesperson Admiral Pogkrong Monthardpalin says.
US given 2 months to request extradition of Malaysian businessman Fat Leonard
If US authorities do not comply within the two month limit, the businessman's 'unrestricted release' will be ordered, Venezuela's top court says.