NAVIES – P2, P3 & P4
- Work begins on China’s third carrier
- Qatar boosts navy
- Russia counts cost of carrier repairs
- Brazil unveils its first Scorpene
- UK Commando copters’ Westlant return
MIKASA’S NIGHT SPECTACULAR – P24/25
ODIN’s EYE – P5
NATO holds the line despite Europe’s prevarication.
FEATURES & ANALYSIS
ROYAL NAVY-US NAVY TEAM – P6/7
The Anglo-US alliance is essential to counter Russia.
FRANCE’S FUTURE CARRIER CONUNDRUMS – P8/9
The Marine Nationale considers power projection renewal.
TO SERVE AND PROTECT – P10/11
British ice patrol ship’s five-year mission.
CARRIERS FOR JAPAN PLAN GATHERS STEAM- P12/13
Tokyo looks likely to order F-35Bs.
FUTURE WARSHIPS TAKE CENTRE STAGE – P14/15
Our report from the recent Euronaval show.
SPACE AGE DESTROYER TO FIGHT SHIPS – P16/17
Role change confirmed as Zumwalt No.2 sets sail.
UK CARRIER JETS PUSH ENVELOPE – P18/19
HMS Queen Elizabeth passes another milestone.
BRITISH ASW FORCES KEEP THEIR EDGE SHARP – P20
A frigate and two SSNs deployed on key training.
KEEPING HUMANS OUT OF HARM’S WAY – P21/23
Our big interview with a NATO mine warfare boss.
ALGIERS REACHES FOR MED TOP SPOT – P26/28
A profile of Algeria’s new combat fleet.
AUSTRALIAN PATROL SHIP BUILD – P30
Construction of the RAN’s new OPV is underway.
THE SHARK THAT BIT BACK – P31/32
How a Pakistan Navy submarine made history.
OBITUARIES – P33/35
The lives of President George H. W. Bush, Commander Derek Willan and historian Rupert Butler.
BOOK REVIEWS SPECIAL
Some new and other noteworthy titles worth a look and also a chance to win some of the reviewed books.
Death on the Flow – P36/38; WW1 – P39/40;
Submarine warfare – P42/43;
Ian Fleming’s WW2 exploits – P45;
Various – P44 & P46, P47/48.