Home Articles Strategy

Strategy

Candid assessment of strategic challenges

0
By James Goldrick* The Defence Strategic Update 2020 launched yesterday in Canberra is a notably candid assessment of the strategic challenges Australia faces and the...

The 2020 Force Structure Plan: The Maritime Aspects

0
On 1 July 2020, in one of the most significant Defence policy announcements in recent years the Commonwealth Government released the 2020 Defence Strategic...

First long-range weapon since 2010

0
By Malcom Davis* For the first time since the retirement of the F-111C bomber in 2010, the government looks set to restore a long-range deterrence...

Comparison with 1930s drives upgrade

0
By Peter Jennings* Scott Morrison’s speech at the launch of the defence strategic update and new force structure plan was fascinating. No fewer than four times he...

The future is now, Defence Minister says

0
By Brendan Nicholson* Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has mapped out why Australia needs to quickly develop a much more potent defence force to deal with...

NATO starts anti-submarine exercise

0
The U.S. and five other NATO allies have kicked off exercise Dynamic Mongoose off the coast of Iceland on Monday to enhance their anti-submarine...

Defence spending unaffected by Covid

0
By Marus Hellyer* The big question heading into the defence strategic update that Prime Minister Scott Morrison launched yesterday was what impact the Covid-19 crisis...

How Japan deals with Chinese undersea fleet

0
Japanese forces chased a Chinese submarine out of Japanese waters on Thursday. Officials in Tokyo characterized the sub’s infiltration as part of China’s escalating...

More Arctic naval co-operation sought

0
The head of U.S. naval forces in Europe would like to see more coordination and more dialogue in the Arctic, where military and commercial...

Defence should innovate its way to future

0
By John Conway and Dougal Robertson Finding a balance between encouraging Australia’s domestic manufacturing to ensure supply-chain security for critical sectors and not violating free-trade...