NAVIES – P2/3, P4, P6
- US Navy squares up to Russia in the Atlantic
- Norway & UK to team up with MPAs
- Final new Australian destroyer in the water
- South Korea may fly F-35Bs from assault ships
- First sea trials for second Chinese carrier
FRANCO-US ‘SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP’ AT SEA – P7/8
BURNING BOAT DRUGS BUST – P9
POLITICS AND STRATEGY – P10/11
SOLO JOINT WARRIOR – P34
SEA CEPTOR MISSILE ROARS – P46
ODIN’S EYE – P5
Some good news for the RN but beneath the surface problems still lurk and must be tackled.
UK STEERS COURSE FOR ‘CAN’T FIGHT, WON’T FIGHT’ POLICY – P12/13
Chris Parry concludes his look at the RN’s future.
THE NAVAL MEEK SHALL NOT INHERIT THE EARTH – P20/21
The UK must abandon its timid naval outlook.
FOCUS ON GLOBAL SUBMARINES
NEWS-IN-BRIEF – 24/25, P27
AUSTRALIAN FUTURE SUB DELAYS – P26/27
The RAN considers its options to speed things up.
DANISH SUB FORCE MOMENT OF GLORY – 28/29
A mission to Arabia was an unexpected finale.
‘FATHER’ OF USN NUKE SUB FORCE HONOURED – P30
New attack boat salutes famous hard-driving admiral.
THE CASE AGAINST UK TRIDENT – P31/33
A former submarine captain explains why he thinks it is time for his country to abandon nuclear weapons.
FEATURES & ANALYSIS
GUARDIAN OF THE SEAS – P14/15
The inside view of a Belgian frigate’s NATO mission.
ASTERIX EXPLORES NEW HORIZONS – P16/19
Canada’s latest support vessel breaks the mould.
THE LONG AND WINDING ROAD – P22/23
Brazil’s tortuous route to a new surface warship.
COMBAT FOES TO FLY AGAIN IN UK – P36/37
A preview of next month’s spectacular naval air day.
BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC 75 – P38/41
How crucial battles in April & May 1943 were decisive in settling the issue & a merchant mariner’s perspective.
A TRULY GLOBAL COMBAT SHIP? – P42
The options for Australia’s future frigate and the calculus behind potential success for a leading contender.
OBITUARY – P44/45
BOOK REVIEWS – P47/48