Cam Rahn Naval Base Expansion

Cam Rahn Naval Base in Cam Rahn Bay is the home port for the Vietnamese Navy’s 4th Regional Command (D Regional Command).  It manages the South China Sea, south central coast including Spratly Islands, Phú Quý island and the south central coast, from Phú Yên to Bình Thuận.   [Read more…]

Fiery Cross Reef (Yongshu Island – 永暑岛)

Fiery Cross is one of the flashpoints for militarization of the South China Sea. It is now a manmade island built by China. Its intended purpose is to act as an island “aircraft carrier” for China in the South China Sea.  [Read more…]

Chkalovsk Naval Airbase Improvements

Kaliningrad Chkalovsk is a naval air base in Chkalovsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia located 9 km northwest of Kaliningrad and is home to 846 OMSHAP (846th Independent Naval Shturmovik Aviation Regiment).   [Read more…]

Cam Rahn Airbase Expansion

Cam Rahn Airbase is part of the Cam Rahn Naval Base in Khanh Hoa Provice, Vietnam.  It was used by the US Air Force during the Vietnam War.  From 1979 to 2002, it was used by the Soviet/Russian Navy.  Russia resumed using the naval base in 2013 and the air base in 2014.   [Read more…]