Key Developments

The Mediterranean Security and Defense Dynamic

10/17/2018
By Giulia Tilenni

Migration is usually considered the most relevant strategic challenge in the central Mediterranean. However, militarisation due…

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Prime Minister Abe and Deterrence in Depth

10/08/2018
By Defense.Info

Prime Minister Abe is looking to bring the Japanese constitution in line with the strategic realities…

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Australia and the New Build Submarine: Options for the Next Government

10/07/2018
By Robbin Laird and Harald Malmgren

Current talks between France and Australia to build a new submarine are facing significant challenges. If…

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The Future of Indian Airpower: The Impact of an F-16 Acquisition

10/06/2018
By Robbin Laird

Combat airpower is a combination of the effects which can be delivered by a combat fleet,…

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Flashpoints and Crises in Asia: Shaping a Way Ahead

10/05/2018
By Robbin Laird

During my visit to and meetings at the Australian National University, I was given a copy…

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Enhancing Sustainability of the Fleet: The Case of the Collins Class Submarine

10/05/2018
By Robbin Laird

It would be hard to find a key combat asset for the Australian Defence Force, which…

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Special Reports
09/24/2018
In this report, the major presentations and discussions at the Williams Foundation seminar on the imperative for an...
Featured Defense System
10/19/2018
By Murielle Delaporte

Onboard the MSN 31 (April 2017) It is just a matter of fact, but not such a well-known one, that the A400M has been used for months as a regular weekly multi-stop shuttle on all the theaters where French armed forces are present. “Ever since it has been available, the A400M has been used on all theaters of operation: it is a priority and what is important for us is that the aircraft fulfills the requested missions it has been assigned for,” saidCaptain Cyril, 61st Wing, Operations Cell. His mission at the time of this interview was to fly about 40 passengers with their luggage, as well as various military equipment and spares, including a Mirage 2000 engine and a generator, through four destinations: Solenzara in Corsica, Jordan,...

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