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In The Current Issue of WARSHIPS Magazine

    • ROCKET SIZED HOLE IN THE UK’s DEFENCE
    • ARABIA IN FLAMES SPARKS NAVAL INTERVENTIONS
    • ILLOGICAL NAYSAYERS
    • FULL STEAM AHEAD
    • FUTURE UK FRIGATE PROGRAMME CASTS OFF
    • CUTTING EDGE JETS POISED TO STRIKE
    • ‘WHERE AN EPOCH LIES’
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Defence Is Too Important To Be Left To Politicians (and Generals) PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 20 April 2015 18:56

Odin’s Eye

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Another crisis, another round of wails from retired British Army officers that their special interest group is not getting the money they think it deserves. It is not like having a larger army will make much of a difference to the UK’s European partners - the one thing Europe has lots of is army units.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 April 2015 19:09
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The Cost & Worth Of Naval Forces In A Dangerous World PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 February 2015 14:55

 

Odin’s Eye

 

(From the February 2015 edition)

 

COST WORTH 1

In 1969, the Royal Navy was operating 45 submarines, among them just eight nuclear-powered, composed of four attack boats and four ballistic missile submarines. Across the Atlantic the Americans were operating 156 submarines, a mix of diesels and nuclear-powered but within a decade they would have 115 nuclear-powered submarines and just three diesels.

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News Digest PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 February 2015 15:05

(From the February & March 2015 editions)

Reports by Usman Ansari, Iain Ballantyne & Charles Strathdee

  • USA’s RUSSIAN THREAT WARNING PROVOKES MOSCOW’s ANGER
  • POLAND RESPONDS TO RUSSIA FEARS
  • UK TO ESTABLISH FORWARD BASE
  • IRAN BOOSTING MISSILE BOATS
  • CANADIAN FLEET TAKES THE HELM
  • FREDERICTON ON ‘REASSURANCE’ TASK
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Japan Offers to Fill UK’s Sub Hunter Gap PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 14 February 2015 15:01

(From the March 2015 edition)

by Usman Ansari

 

SUB HUNTER GAP

Bedeviled by project management and technical issues though it was, the cancellation of the Nimrod MRA4 in 2010 left a hole in Britain’s maritime defences that now appears open for exploitation by Russian submarines. US Navy, Canadian and French patrol aircraft had to be seconded to Britain at the end of 2014 in order to carry out searches for suspected submarines off the Scottish coast.

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