- IS TRIDENT A BROKEN SWORD?
- LEADING EDGE FORTRESS
- FRENCH CARRIER WAS STAR PLAYER
- WHY SIZE MATTERS
- SYRIAN SUCCESS PAVES THE WAY FOR KREMLIN ARCTIC SUPREMACY BID
- BOUNDARY BREAKING SHIP OFFERS CAPABILITIES ACROSS ALL MISSIONS
- EAGLE EYE WATCH ON THE PIRATES
IS TRIDENT A BROKEN SWORD?
Commander Robert Green, who once flew in nuclear-capable strike jets and helicopters from UK aircraft carriers, ponders whether or not the British really prefer preserving and renewing the Trident deterrent to a fully effective Royal Navy.
Photo: Royal Navy.
LEADING EDGE FORTRESS
Dr James Bosbotinis continues his survey of the way forward for Russia’s major surface combatants, not least the remarkable Leader Class proposal for a new destroyer.
Image: Dennis Andrews.
FRENCH CARRIER WAS STAR PLAYER
Jose Matos reviews the combat deployment of the French Navy strike carrier FNS Charles de Gaulle, which responded to terror attacks in Paris by sailing for Middle East waters to tackle the problem at source.
Photo: Marine Nationale.
WHY SIZE MATTERS
David Gregory explains why the issue of how big or small a warship is can offer crucial advantages or disadvantages in the defence of the nation. He maintains it depends on the choice governments make in naval investment and how they allow the defence industrial base to develop (or not).
Photo: US Navy.
SYRIAN SUCCESS PAVES THE WAY FOR KREMLIN ARCTIC SUPREMACY BID
With Western sea, air and land forces facing down a potential Russian threat again, all the way from the Arctic to the Black Sea, Middle East and beyond, Dr Dave Sloggett ponders the Kremlin’s next geo-strategic move. His conclusion makes it clear why NATO must maintain its guard in the Arctic via exercises such as Cold Response.
Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces.
BOUNDARY BREAKING SHIP OFFERS CAPABILITIES ACROSS ALL MISSIONS
Guy Toremans looks at the latest attempt by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) to meet the varied needs of modern navies.
Image: Damen Shipyards.
EAGLE EYE WATCH ON THE PIRATES
David Oliver reports from Djibouti on the multi-national air effort to clamp down on piracy and criminality off the Horn of Africa.
Photo: EU NAVFOR.