NORTH ATLANTIC – RN TOP PRIORITY – P2/3
NAVIES – P4, P6 & P9
- Iran stokes tensions in Arabian Gulf
- China launches assault carrier
- Last Adelaide Class FFG pays off at Sydney
SSBN ARMS RACE HEATS UP – P8
SEA TRIALS FOR NEW HMAS SYDNEY – P17
SOVEREIGNS OF THE SEAS MEET – P24/25
FULL MENU OF TRAINING FOR USN WARSHIP – P42
GULF ESCORT’S JOYOUS RETURN – P44
ODIN’s EYE – P5
The British nation and its navy has been ill-served by an entire generation of politicians.
FEATURES & ANALYSIS
MILESTONE MOMENT WITH CARRIER TWO – P10/12
Prince of Wales emerges from the dockyard.
CARRIERS GIVE UK ‘UNPARALLELED ABILITY’ – P14/15
The First Sea Lord’s speech and other DSEI news.
FUTURE FRIGATE DESIGN SELECTED – P16
Babcock is picked to provide the Type 31.
WEST’S NAVIES MUST SHARPEN THEIR GAME – P18/20
High-end naval warfare skills and weaponry to match are needed as the hypersonic missile threat looms.
BROWN WATER WAR IN COLOMBIA – P21
A little-known campaign against a twin threat.
CUTTING EDGE COMBAT WEAPONS – P26/27
Canada leads the way in exercise Cutlass Fury.
NORWEGIAN NAVY’S ‘ONE-STOP SHOP’ – P28/31
A fleet tanker profiled and her captain interviewed.
NORTHERN COASTS TESTS TEAM – P32/34
Latest NOCO tries out a new concept.
NEW OPV COMMISSIONED AT CHATHAM – P35/37
HMS Medway’s inauguration into the RN fleet plus an interview with her captain.
MERCY SHIP MOUNTS BAY ON CALL – P38/39
The RFA sails to the rescue as plans formulated for a new British disaster relief vessel.
WARSHIPS GET STAMP OF APPROVAL – P40
Depictions of iconic vessels are released.
OBITUARIES – P45/46
BOOK REVIEW – P47/48