19 noiembrie 2019

Houthis seize South Korean, Saudi ships; Too-secret space-war plans; Hypersonic nanotubes; China steals tech; And a bit more.


South Korea has sent a warship to the Red Sea “where Yemeni Houthi rebels seized two of its vessels and one from Saudi Arabia, in the latest attacks on sea lines vital to oil shipping,” Bloomberg reports this morning. The RoK ships involved a tugboat and a sand dredger, both with a combined six people onboard; the Saudi vessel was also a tugboat, and it included 10 people.Fortunately, South Korea’s Cheonghae counter-piracy unit was already operating around Oman. A bit more about those sailors: [...]