CHINA RAGES AT US NAVY SAFEGUARDING
FREEDOM OF THE SEAS – P3
NAVIES – P4, P6/7
• Undersea searchers train to tackle SAR.
• New German frigates edge closer to global missions.
•South Korea to deter China with access denial.
• Second frigate for Thai fleet.
• Indian carrier third sea trials set.
• Pakistan Navy frigate has ASBM capability.
• Indonesians to build their own sub.
BLACK SEA NEWS – P16/17
UK PATROL SHIP IN ANTARCTIC MAJESTY – P24/25
FAREWELL ‘BATTLE CAT’ – P40
PUTIN’S WAR ON THE WEST – P2
The Russian leader puts his navy in the front line.
ODIN’s EYE – P5
Russia’s Ukraine gamble provokes major NATO response at sea.
RUSSIAN NAVY OUT IN FORCE – P8
Moscow orders its warships to fire guns and missiles in a series of exercises.
HIGH SEAS CONTEST GOES TO NEXT LEVEL – P9/11
From the Arctic to the Black Sea, the ocean is alive with warships engaged in a high stakes contest.
AS RUSSIA THREATENED INVASION, UKRAINE PRESSED ON WITH NAVAL MODERNISATION – P12/13
Kiev’s growing investment in maritime forces.
PRINCE TAKES NATO FORCE CROWN – P14/15
The UK’s second new carrier takes the lead.
WHEN RUSSIAN WARSHIPS OPENED FIRE ON A FISHING FLEET – P41
An incident in 1904 saw trawlers attacked.
COLD WAR AT SEA YESTERDAY & TODAY – P42/44
Where fact meets fiction in Russia versus the West.
CANADA’S HIGH PRICE TAG FUTURE WARSHIP – P18/19
Big investment now will save lives and provide better national defence.
NAVIES HELP TSUNAMI-STRICKEN TONGA – P20/21
Aid comes from far and wide across the sea.
FUTURE DESTROYER DESIGN UNVEILED – P23
The shape of things to come for the USN.
SAN MARCO BRIGADE TACKLES MISSIONS FROM THE MED HOT ZONE TO THE ARCTIC- P26/31
Italy’s Marines have a demanding workload.
THE ROYAL NAVY’S LETHALITY PROBLEM – P32/34
The British fleet is under-armed, but how to fix it?
REFIT CAPACITY IS FUNDAMENTAL – P35
A key UK dockyard is compelled to upgrade its submarine deep maintenance capabilities.
QUEEN OF A THOUSAND DAYS – P36/37
A forward-based frigate’s remarkable achievements.
PARIS PROJECTS ITS MARITIME MIGHT – P38/39
The French Navy deploys its carrier group into the Med.
TREASURES OF A REVOLUTIONARY SHIP – P46
BOOK REVIEWS – P47/48