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US Navy Arleigh Burke Missile Destroyer Transits the Taiwan Strait

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) transited through the Taiwan Strait on 22 June (local time). The transition is...

US Navy’s frigate construction programme picks up pace

Work on the US Navy’s (USN’s) Constellation-class guided missile frigate programme has reached another milestone with a 20 May contract modification to shipbuilder Fincantieri...

HMS Queen Elizabeth departs for maiden operational tour

The United Kingdom Royal Navy’s (RN’s) new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has departed Portsmouth on 22 May for a seven-month long, 26,000 nautical...
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Check Six – 360º Air Engagements

Air-to-air missiles can engage targets beyond visual range and ‘over the shoulder.’ The development of fighter aircraft has largely stalled in recent years, at least...
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US Navy Issues Blue Arctic Strategy Blueprint to Guide Operations in Northern Waters

A Blue Arctic is the latest strategic blueprint issued by the US Department of the Navy. It examines regional analysis and planning that will...
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Aircraft Carriers and Frigates Fuel Naval Growth Over Next Decade, Says Report

The global naval vessel and surface combatant market is predicted to be worth over $48 billion by 2031, around 48 percent higher than at...
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Breaking A2D2 with Long Range Fires

Published in the February/March 2021 Issue - Enhancing the delivery of long range precision fires (LRPF) is being driven largely as a potential response...
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US Navy Chief of Ops visits Bahrain; Focus is on Coalition and Readiness

Chief of US Naval Operations Admiral Mike Gilday and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russ Smith visited the Gulf state of Bahrain...
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ESG amphibious capability boosts US, allied Euro-Atlantic presence

Published in the October/November 2020 issue - Rear Admiral Robert Katz, Commander explains how expeditionary strike groups are central to how the United States...
Litening pod

Nowhere to Hide

Published in December 2020/January 2021 issue - Targeting pods have matured and are turning the laser-guided bomb from bludgeon to rapier! Though guided munitions date...

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