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Gulf Naval Recapitalisation

Gulf states have been investing defence budgets in to recapitalise naval power as well as indigenous shipyards. Disputes in the Gulf and wider Middle East...
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Australia’s Nuke Sub Gamble

With the selection made to go nuclear, the next question is from where, and which type? Is this the wrong time for a long...
China’s Type 054A class frigate PLA (N) Yueyang (FF 575).

Chadburns Ring Full Ahead for Modernisation

The increasing pace of naval modernisation in the Indo-Pacific is fuelling regional industrial growth backed by the maturation of indigenous technology. The rise of China...
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Amphibious Forces

Amphibious warfare has existed as a pillar of western military strategy since World War II, particularly after the experience of the U.S. Marine Corps...
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Marine Engine Power – Not Just About Knots

Navies not only want more engine power, there are also coming under increasing pressure to become environmentally conscious. The power and propulsion (P&P) systems for...

Shipbuilding – A Numbers Game

While experience grows among Indo-Pacific naval designers, order numbers remain crucial to keeping costs down and yards in business. The Indo-Pacific region has a significant...
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Navies Surface Interest in Unmanned Systems

Published in the November/December 2020 Issue - Unmanned systems manufacturers are finding a responsive market for their products among navies in the Indo-Pacific region. The...
The Australian Marine Complex at Henderson

Shipbuilding Underway Down Under

Published in the July/August 2020 Issue - Australia has ambitious plans for the construction of new anti-submarine warfare frigates and diesel-electric submarines that will...
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A Matter of Status

Published in the July/August 2020 Issue - SE Asian shipyards, traditionally smaller, look to build affordable vessels but may face economic peril in the...
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Alliances drive Australian Defence Spending

Australian defence modernisation is moving ahead across a broad front with a ‘build in Australia’ impetus behind many major projects. Modernisation Programme Australia’s defence modernisation programme...

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