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Type 26 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) frigate

Type 26 Frigate Promises Naval Interchangeability

Three navies are looking expectantly ahead at the advantages of the trilateral Type 26 frigate programme. The United Kingdom’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme...
HMS Queen Elizabeth

Trust between Western naval partners gives asymmetric advantage over adversaries, says CNO

London - Navies with close partnerships between them – like the French Navy, the UK Royal Navy (RN), and the US Navy (USN) –...
A Saildrone Explorer USV

USN’s CNO sets out timeframes and headmarks for delivering uncrewed capability

London - The US Navy (USN) is progressing along the paths of delivering uncrewed capability for air, surface, and sub-surface operations, the USN’s Chief...
HSwMS Gotland

Turing Point for the Swedish Navy

Chief of the Swedish Navy Rear Admiral Ewa Skoog Haslum discusses the sea change in strategic focus her force in context of an increasing...
Exercise Cold Response 2022

Integrating Amphibiosity

Brigadier General Anthony Henderson, USMC, explains the need to integrate the roles of Commander Amphibious Task Force (CATF) with Commander Landing Force (CLF), set...
HMAS Rankin

New RAN Chief takes helm amid AUKUS focus

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has a new chief, as the service and Australia’s wider defence community increase focus on delivering the capability outputs...
DYMO 22 PHOTEX

Broader NATO naval focus reflected in ‘Dynamic Mongoose’ exercise

NATO’s broadening strategic focus on increasing naval presence and demonstrating naval capability across the entirety of the Euro-Atlantic theatre even in the face in...
SAAB

Evolving Technology Challenges Defence Industry Into Greater Collaboration

The ongoing evolution in defence and wider technology is shaping the capability options defence and security companies pursue in response, said Pӓr Henrikson, Saab’s...
Hypersonic

Saab Reveals Hypersonic Sensing and Tracking Capability within ‘Squadron 2020’ Corvette Contract

Saab’s contract to deliver combat system capability for the Finnish Navy’s ‘Squadron 2020’ (‘Laivue 2020’) future corvette programme includes hypersonic missile detection and tracking,...
A Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) Alkmaar-/Tripartite-class minehunter (centre) transits with Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) in 2014. The RNLN’s new MCM vessels could provide a future platform for seabed warfare capability. (NATO Maritime Command)

Navies Consider Response to Seabed Warfare Risk

The emergence of seabed warfare as a strategic, political, and operational risk for Western countries is prompting navies to consider capability requirements, and the...

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