Analysis

The future of submarine sustainment in WA

The future of submarine sustainment in WA

Four Oberon class submarines on the surface (RAN)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.

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East Asia security in age of Chinese mega cutter

East Asia security in age of Chinese mega cutter

chinese megacutterBy 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.

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World naval developments June 2015

World naval developments June 2015

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.

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China’s military white paper

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.

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