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Air Defence Reawakens

Published in the September/October 2020 Issue - There is renewed urgency to provide air defence systems that not only work in isolation, but can...
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China heads into stormy waters

The global political landscape is changing faster than I can recall over the last 50 years. The inward looking “America first” attitude promoted by...
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Analysing Singapore’s F-35B Acquisition

In January 2019, the United States approved the sale of up to 12 Lockheed-Martin F-35B Lightning II fighter jets and related equipment and services...
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The Vulnerability of Air Bases

Published in the July/August 2020 Issue - In 1921, Italian Army General Giulio Douhet published Il Dominio Dell’Aria (or Command of the Air), a...
Australian-SOF

SOF challenges as great power rivalry builds

Published in the September/October 2020 Issue - As Superpower competition expands in Asia, regional special forces are looking to re-equip to meet sub-threshold threats. Asia...
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The Politics of Defence

Will the controversial new Defence Minister use his position to continue armed forces modernisation or further his own political ambitions? The surprising appointment of Prabowo...
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Better Than Ever?

The Royal Australian Navy’s six Collins-class diesel-electric submarines are delivering improved operational output, just as Australia’s requirement for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) appears to be...
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Mumble in the Jungle

Rainforests and tactical radios don’t get on. Fortunately, help is at hand in ensuring armies can communicate more easily in thick vegetation. Jungle radio communication “Jungle...
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Huawei’s Perceived Threat Explained

Published in the September/October 2020 Issue - The UK has banished Huawei from its telecommunications networks. Was this the result of US pressure, or...
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Japan’s SIGINT Challenge

While Japan has long been involved in the electronic warfare domain, the country’s navy needs to enhance its strategic EW capabilities. Japan is an Electronic...

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