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Rise of Indian naval power

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VikrantTHE ambitious Indian defense research program has often failed to meet its goals, and its programs have often run very late, but the scope and the ambition are both worth noticing, NORMAN FRIEDMAN writes.

Amphibious operations seminar held in Sydney by RUSI (NSW)

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On the afternoon of Tuesday 27th May the Royal United Services Institute (New South Wales) convened an extraordinary seminar on Amphibious Operations. Several Australian...

Centenary of Australia’s first submarines marked

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submarineA hundred years after Australia's first submarines, HMAS AE1 and AE1, entered Sydney Harbour, the event was commemorated at Garden Island. The SBS report is here.

Commercial 3D imaging helps Navy

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Commercial 3D imaging can help navies in communicating equipment faults, according to an article on the website of the Center for International Maritime Security....

Commodore Ian Arthur Callaway OAM, RAN (Rtd.)

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Ian Callaway photoIAN Arthur Callaway was born in Sydney on 21 May May 1937, the son of Lieutenant Commander Arthur Henry Callaway DSO RANVR and Thelma May Callaway [nee Rowe]. He was educated at Sydney High School before being selected for the Royal Australian Navy’s 1953 Intermediate entry.

Ocean encounter helps prepare for exercise

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collinsTHE Royal Australian Navy’s Collins-class submarine HMAS Sheean has taken advantage of a mid-ocean encounter by getting in some anti-submarine warfare practice on its way to Singapore for a major exercise.

100 years of submarines, past and future — seminar and reception

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HEAR Commodore Peter Scott, CSC, RAN, Director General Submarine Capability, speak on "The significance of submarine capability for Australia – looking back a hundred...

Hopeless western naivety over Ukraine

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putinBy Norman Friedman*, Author, The Naval Institute Guide to World Naval Weapon Systems IN MARCH, Russian President Vladimir Putin seized the Crimea from Ukraine, and in the process may have ignited a smaller-scale version of the Cold War. Putin had famously said that the collapse and dissolution of the Soviet Union was the greatest geopolitical tragedy of the Twentieth Century, the implication being that he would make his place in history by reversing it.

Dealing with ‘a more dangerous place’

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Sea King helicopter being refuelled in flightVernon Parker Oration with Commander David Hobbs, MBE, RN (Rtd): "The world is actually a more dangerous place today than it was 50 years ago and aviation, within a maritime strategy, will have a vital part to play in many operations that cannot, yet, be predicted. "

Navy Fleet Review and future intentions

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TILL GEOFFBy Geoffrey Till* The Australian Fleet Review held in October 2013 was certainly a spectacular example of the type. It commemorated the arrival, exactly one hundred years earlier, of the so-called British-built (but in large measure Australian paid-for) ‘Fleet unit’ which more or less started the Royal Australian Navy.