Category Archives: Technology

HMAS Canberra LHD To Be Handed Over Q3 2014

The latest satellite imagery shows the HMAS Canberra LHD at the fitting out pier at BAE’s Williamstown shipyard located in Victoria, Australia. The Canberra class amphibious assault ships are the largest vessels ever constructed for Australia, and it appears the Royal … Continue reading

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Sea Control 28 – The F-35

As announced in Sea Control episode #26, this episode is the East Atlantic edition, hosted by Alexander Clarke, Principal Researcher of the Phoenix Think Tank. He is joined by Steve George, former engineer with the F-35 program and a Royal … Continue reading

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BAE Taranis UCAV At RAAF’s Woomera Airfield

Satellite imagery acquired by DigitalGlobe appears to show the BAE-built Taranis stealth UCAV at Australia’s RAAF Woomera Airfield. BAE Systems, a British defense and aerospace company, revealed earlier in February that the Taranis unmanned combat air vehicle demonstrator successfully completed its … Continue reading

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Afrikas Luftwaffen rüsten auf

von Peter Dörrie. If you don’t understand German, then check out “Why Are African Countries Buying All These High-Tech Jet Fighters?” about the same topic, also written by Peter Dörrie, published on “War is Boring“. Afrikanische Streitkräfte sind derzeit auf … Continue reading

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V. Sicherheitspolitische Verlosung – Auflösung

Deutsch (click here for the English version) Zwischen dem 17.-24. März 2014 führen, 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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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 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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Designing a Better (and Cheaper) SEAL Delivery System

by LTJG Brett Davis. LTJG Brett Davis is a U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer, runs the blog ClearedHot, and is trying to figure out how Twitter actually works. He holds an M.A. in International Relations from Northeastern University. His comments … Continue reading

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South Korea’s Air Force: Does It Have a Coherent Strategy?

by Jeong Lee, a freelance writer. This commentary is adapted from his speech to the 7th Asia Pacific Security Conference (APSEC 2014) held in conjunction with the Singapore Airshow and was originally posted at the S. Rajaratnam School of International … Continue reading

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What China Wants For Its Army: Loads More Artillery

by ROBERT BECKHUSEN China’s most attention-grabbing military machines are in the air and at sea, but the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is undergoing reforms aimed at making it more maneuverable and capable of fighting potential wars along the border with … Continue reading

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Singapore: German Subs’ Strategic Value

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 is the English version of his article “Der strategische Mehrwert deutscher U-Boote für Singapur” and … Continue reading

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