Category Archives: International

Sea Control 30 – Australian Submarines

As announced in Sea Control episode #26, this episode is the Asia-Pacific edition, hosted by Natalie Sambhi of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Currently, Australia has six diesel powered Collins-class submarines, in which only about two are fully operable … Continue reading

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Südafrikas Armee steht vor der “weitreichenden Obsoleszenz”

von Peter Dörrie Unter der Apartheid war der südafrikanische Sicherheitssektor das zentrale Standbein der rassistischen Regierung in der Innen- und Außenpolitik. Sowohl Polizei, als auch Armee arbeiteten intensiv an der Zerschlagung der schwarzen Widerstandsbewegungen im In- und Ausland. Diese Politik … Continue reading

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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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NATO’s Pivot to Russia: Cold War 2.0 at Sea?

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 Putin’s annexation of the Crimea shifts NATO’s focus back … 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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Der Timoschenko-Leak: “Wir sollten zu den Waffen greifen und diese verfluchten Russen töten”

von Seka Smith Der Medienkrieg zwischen Russland und der Ukraine geht in die nächste Runde. Offensichtlich hat der russische Geheimdienst FSB die ehemalige Premierministerin Julia Timoschenko und Nestor Schufritsch, Vizesekretär der Nationalen Sicherheits- und Verteidigungsrates der Ukraine a.D., belauscht und … Continue reading

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EUFOR-Mission für die Zentralafrikanische Republik verzögert sich

von Peter Dörrie. If you don’t understand German, then check out “Europe in No Hurry to Stop Ethnic Cleansing in Central Africa” about the same topic, also written by Peter Dörrie, published on “War is Boring“. Die Krise in der … Continue reading

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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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