Category Archives: Armee

Russia Has Crimea, But Its Military Could Suffer For it

by ROBERT BECKHUSEN Crimea is now, for all intents and purposes, part of the Russian Federation. But the Feb. 27 invasion of the Ukrainian peninsula and its March 28 annexation is likely to do long-term damage to Russia’s efforts to … Continue reading

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V. Sicherheitspolitische Verlosung

Deutsch (click here for the English version) Zwischen dem 17.-24. März 2014 führen Offiziere.ch, die Facebook-Seiten “Sicherheitspolitik” und Army HQ mit Unterstützung von “Seidlers Sicherheitspolitik“, “Aussen- und Sicherheitspolitik“, #carbine und CIMSEC eine weitere sicherheitspolitische Verlosung durch. Dieses Mal beschäftigen wir … Continue reading

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Collaboration or Contention? Military Involvement in the Humanitarian Sphere

by Sandra Ivanov. Sandra Ivanov is from New Zealand with a postgraduate education in Peace and Conflict Studies. She is currently an editor of the blog “Conflict and Security“, and primarily works in the non-government sector. You can find her … Continue reading

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Des Präsidenten neuer Abhörchef: Admiral Michael S. Rogers

von Seka Smith. Seka Smith ist Politikwissenschaftlerin, lebt in Berlin und arbeitet im Politikbereich. Für Offiziere.ch schreibt sie unter Pseudonym.  Bald wird es soweit sein. Der bisherige Chef der National Security Agency (NSA), Gen. Keith Alexander, wird abgelöst werden. Seit den Enthüllungen durch Edward … Continue reading

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Project Liberty Decision May Affect Many More Aircraft

by Joseph Trevithick, a freelance writer and researcher. He is also a contributing writer at War is Boring and a Fellow at GlobalSecurity.org. The U.S. Air Force has announced its intention to transfer the MC-12W Liberty from Air Combat Command … Continue reading

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Sea Control 24 – DEF[X] Annapolis

On 1 March 2014, innovators and entrepreneurs came together to the Defense Entrepreneurs Forum (DEF[X]) in Annapolis to generate new ideas and innovative solutions for the US military. Claude Berube, Instructor at United States Naval Academy, and Michael Madrid, Midshipman … Continue reading

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Die Krim: Putins historische Chance

von Seka Smith. Seka Smith ist Politikwissenschaftlerin, lebt in Berlin und arbeitet im Politikbereich. Für Offiziere.ch schreibt sie unter Pseudonym. Der gegenwärtige Konflikt bietet dem russischen Präsidenten Wladimir Putin die historische und wohl einmalige Chance die Krim unter die Kontrolle … Continue reading

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Sea Control 23 – USS Ponce

The USS Ponce was commissioned in 1971 and in December 2011, she was to begin the process of decommissioning. In 2012, a contract was let for a rush retrofit for the ship to be re-deployed as the first of a … Continue reading

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Satellite Imagery Confirms Iran’s Fifth Moudge Class

By Chris B. Iran is in the process of starting another Moudge class vessel, its fifth in the series, despite making little progress fitting out the Sahand — another Moudge class launched at Bander Abbas in September 2012. In spite … Continue reading

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The Future of China’s Expeditionary Operations

by Felix F. Seidler. Felix is a fellow at the Institute for Security Policy, University of Kiel, Germany and runs the site Seidlers Sicherheitspolitik“. This article was published there at first China’s maritime top priorities will remain in the East … Continue reading

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