Key Developments

Russian Aggression Against Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia in the Black Sea Region

12/17/2018
By Defense.Info

Recently, the Canadian House of Commons, Standing Committee on National Defense, released its most recent report…

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Canada’s Defense Procurement Challenges: Just Do It!

12/17/2018
By Louis Cuppens

In Canada, governments change with frequency, however, when Canada commits its Armed Forces to a campaign,…

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Stress Testing NATO Logistics: Trident Juncture 2018

12/16/2018
By Norwegian Ministry of Defence

In an article published by the Norwegian Ministry of Defence on November 29, 2018, the focus…

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Germany, Its Military and Shaping a Way Ahead: Strategic Focus, Allies and Creation of an Appropriate Force Structure

12/11/2018
By Robbin Laird

I spent a great deal of time in West Germany in the 1980s. I focused a…

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The Return of Direct Defense for Northern Europe: Not Your Daddy’s Cold War

12/11/2018
By Robbin Laird

With the Russian takeover of Crimea, the end of the post-Cold War era came with it.…

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UK Reaffirms Support for Strategic Nuclear Submarine Program

12/08/2018
By defense.Info

In a story published December 6, 2018 on the UK Ministry of Defence website, Defence Secretary…

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Special Reports
05/25/2018
The Russian seizure of Crimea and other aspects of its global activism have had a significant effect on...
Book Review
12/17/2018
Rob Mundle is a very good writer focusing on Australia’s maritime history. In this book, he provides a fascinating look at how European explorers over time filled in the map in the ability of Europe to learn that Australia was...
Featured Defense System
12/17/2018
By Defense.Info

According to an article by Andrew McLaughlin published on December 17, 2018 in Australian Defence and Business Review: The detailed design of the RAN’s new Hunter class frigates being acquired under Project SEA 5000 has commenced following the formal acquisition of ASC Shipbuilding by BAE Systems Australia. The design phase follows the signing of the head contract between the commonwealth and ASC Shipbuilding which provides the scope and framework for the detailed design and engineering work program required to allow prototyping to commence in 2020. “I am delighted that we are embarking on the biggest surface ship project in the nation’s defence history,” BAE Systems Australia Chief Executive Gabby Costigan said in a statement. “Being awarded this contract demonstrates the confidence the Australian Government has in the combined capability of...

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