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Listening Out of Sight

The importance of airborne intelligence gathering has been underlined by the war in Ukraine and listening almost from a position of anonymity is a...
Security Bond-2023 will include aerial search operations, as well as sea rescue and fleet formation exercises, according to the Chinese defence ministry.

Iran, China, and Russia conduct combined naval drills in Gulf of Oman

On 15 March, surface ships from the Iranian, Chinese, and Russian navies came together in the Gulf of Oman to conduct a combined, four-day...
HMS Defender

Multi-Mission Platforms: Armada’s Top 10 Destroyers and Frigates

New generations of destroyers and frigates are continuing to bring an increase in capability, and an increase in contribution across the battlespace. As state-on-state strategic...
PRC flag at PLA HQ

A Tale of Two Systems

The People’s Liberation Army is planning to emulate the US Department of Defence’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control concept. Towards the end of 2022 the...
The Hellenic Navy’s Meko 200 Hydra-class frigate HS Spetsai conducts maritime security patrols around offshore resource platforms in the Mediterranean Sea, while supporting NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian in December 2020.

NATO’s Emerging Maritime Threats

Vice Admiral Keith Blount, NATO’s Commander Allied Maritime Command discusses the range of emerging and traditional threats and risks now pressurising the alliance’s maritime...
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The Dragon’s Senses

A new report sheds some important light on China’s operational and strategic airborne electronic warfare platforms. The People’s Liberation Army Air Force’s (PLAAF’s) Electronic...
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Electric Shock

The People’s Republic of China has called for ‘electromagnetic attacks’ against US Navy warships in the South China Sea. The Warning The warning was articulated via...
Jiangkai II frigate Linyi

China’s Jiangkai frigate roll-out delivers global reach

Dr. Lee Willett - Like any navy seeking global presence, China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) will use its surface forces to project influence. A...

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