Key Developments

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

07/01/2020
By Wing Commander Tharren Kingston-Lee

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

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

06/28/2020
By Debalina Ghoshal

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

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Nuclear Weapons in Russian Strategy: June 2020

06/25/2020
By Paul Dibb

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

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

06/24/2020
By James Fryer

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

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Ensuring Reliability in the Era of Private Space Exploration

06/23/2020
By James Durso

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

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The View from the Hill: Boris in Wonderland

06/23/2020
By Kenneth Maxwell

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

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Special Reports
04/23/2020
The Arafura Class Offshore Patrol Vessel is the first of the new build platforms. It provides the template...
Book Review
07/04/2020
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
07/02/2020
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...

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