• ARCTIC ANGST COMPELS PUTIN
  • ROYAL NAVY GRAPPLES WITH CRITICAL MASS CONUNDRUM
  • HORNET CRISIS STINGS US NAVY
  • FINAL CURTAIN FOR LEGENDARY ‘BIG E’
  •  ‘MAD DOG’ DELIVERS ULTIMATUM TO EUROPEAN NATO
  • THE LYNX IS DEAD LONG LIVE THE LYNX
  • NORWAY OPTS FOR NEW U-BOATS

ARCTIC ANGST COMPELS PUTIN

Photo: US DoD.

Dr Dave Sloggett surveys the increasingly competitive military environment of the Arctic where Russia is gearing up to achieve dominance and shut NATO out.

Photo: US DoD.

 

ROYAL NAVY GRAPPLES WITH CRITICAL MASS CONUNDRUM

Photo: Royal Australian Navy.

Usman Ansari & Francis Beaufort contrast the operational overstretch confronting the British fleet with the analysis of a political watchdog and the response of the UK Government to serious concerns about inadequate force levels.

Photo: Royal Australian Navy.

 

HORNET CRISIS STINGS US NAVY

Photo: US Navy.

Special Correspondent David Axe reports on revelations of severe problems in front line availability of US Navy strike jets.

Photo: US Navy.

 

FINAL CURTAIN FOR LEGENDARY ‘BIG E’

Photo: US Navy.

We report how, nearly four years after her final voyage, the American aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was decommissioned during a ceremony at Newport News, Virginia, held in the ship’s hangar bay.

Photo: US Navy.

 

‘MAD DOG’ DELIVERS ULTIMATUM TO EUROPEAN NATO

Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces.

New Pentagon boss James Mattis has urged those nations in Europe that spend too little on defence to stop living in a state of denial. The former US Marine Corps general warned that some European nations have observed growing global chaos and have “looked away in denial of what is happening.”

Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces.

 

THE LYNX IS DEAD LONG LIVE THE LYNX

Photo: US Navy.

Our salute to the end of an era in British maritime aviation with the retirement of the Lynx helicopter, which saw combat action with the Royal Navy in the 1982 Falklands conflict and 1991 Gulf War.

Photo: US Navy.

 

NORWAY OPTS FOR NEW U-BOATS

Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces.

We report on how Norway has chosen world-renowned German warship manufacturer ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) as its strategic partner in the construction of a new generation submarine.

Photo: Norwegian Armed Forces.

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