F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter

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The F-35 tender and related maritime projects

The question of cost factors over the F35 purchase were swirling before the election, but the connection between that project and the National Ship Procurement Strategy (NSPS) was not made until after the election began. Dr. Robert Finbow, a Faculty Fellow with the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, solicited commentaries […]

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Secretary of Defence Gates’ vision of the future

On 25 February at West Point, The U.S. Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates provided a very clear picture of future U.S. defence strategy. (See the text of the speech here.)  It was not what many had expected given the heavy U.S. land commitment to Iraq and Afghanistan. Some of the […]

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