REAR Admiral John Dixon Stevens, RAN, Rtd., died on Thursday 30 July. He was born in WA in 1927.Read More
By Mitchell Sutton and Serge DeSilva-Ranasinghe*
ONE of Western Australia’s major defence industry success stories has been the establishment of the ASC’s, submarine docking facility at the Australian Marine Complex in Henderson.
Speech by the First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zambellas KCB DSC ADC to NATO maritime conference: “Here we are in a very different set of circumstances, drawn together by the need for collective attention and professionalism in our responsibilities.”Read More
By Ryan D. Martinson
ON MAY 19th, a formidable new Chinese ship put to sea for the first time. As it left its berth at Jiangnan Shipyard, its onboard automatic identification system (AIS) transmitted signals for anyone who cared to receive them. Its identity, Zhongguo Haijing 2901. Its purpose, sea trials. Its heading, somewhere in the East China Sea.
By Norman Friedman*
IN JUNE, the U.S. government announced that it had suffered a vast breach of computer security. The data bases kept by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) had been entered, and some or all of the contents taken. Norman Friedman looks at the implications.Read More
By Himanil Raina The Security Environment On 26 May 2015, China released its first ever White Paper focusing exclusively on military strategy. China’s economic rise propelled by an extensive growth strategy has caused its integration with the global economy.Read More