Key Developments

The RAAF’s Air Power Development Centre’s Approach to 2020 Air Power Conference

By Wing Commander Tharren Kingston-Lee

The Air Power Development Centre has demonstrated its agility delivering 2020’s Air Power Conference via video…

Read More »

China’s JL-3 SLBM Tests as Part of Its COVID-19 Messaging?

By Debalina Ghoshal

A revisionist state is a state that is always trying to change the status quo either…

Read More »

Nuclear Weapons in Russian Strategy: June 2020

By Paul Dibb

Russia has just published an official Executive Order (Ukaz) No. 355 called Basic Principles of State…

Read More »

How to Tackle the Impacts of COVID-19 on Canadian Defense?

By James Fryer

Across much of the world, the COVID-19 pandemic has re-prioritized government business to a degree not…

Read More »

Ensuring Reliability in the Era of Private Space Exploration

By James Durso

On January 27th, 1967, on the cusp of launching the United States to the forefront of…

Read More »

The View from the Hill: Boris in Wonderland

By Kenneth Maxwell

Mid-Devon might seem isolated from the concerns of the wider world in the midst of the…

Read More »
Special Reports
The Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessel is the first of the new build platforms. It provides the template...
Book Review
The Last President of Europe, written by William Drozdiak is a very passionately written and good overview of Emmanuel Macron’s first three years as President of the French Republic. Drozdiak’s book does a very good job of addressing a complex...
Featured Defense System
By India Strategic

Commander-in-Chief A&N Command, commissioned INLCU L57 into the Indian Navy on May 15 at Port Blair. INLCU L57 is the seventh Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK-IV class to be inducted into the Indian Navy. The ship has been indigenously designed and built by M/s Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE), Kolkata. The commissioning of INLCU L57 is yet another manifestation of the country’s indigenous design and ship building capability. The LCU MK-IV ship, is an amphibious vessel with a designated primary role of transporting and deploying Main Battle Tanks, Armoured Vehicles, troops and equipment from ship to shore. Based at the Andaman and Nicobar Command, these ships can be deployed for multirole activities like beaching operations, search and rescue, disaster relief operations, supply and replenishment and evacuation from distant islands. The...

Read More »