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Arleigh Burke class destroyer fires a directed energy HELIOS weapon

High Energy Lasers

David Dunlop, 13 January 2021. The USN will deploy its first High Energy Laser with Integrated Optical-dazzler and Surveillance (HELIOS) integrated on an operational Flight IIA Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer […]

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Cyber report GAO-19-128

Cybersecurity in Weapon Systems

Ex-Sailor, 21 November 2020. In late 2018 United States (U.S.) Government Accountability Office (GAO) produced an interesting report on cybersecurity in U.S. DOD Weapon Systems. It’s relevant to the future […]

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USN sub in Arctic 2011

The Real Peril in the Arctic

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 30 September 2020. There’s an interesting article in Foreign Affairs (29 September 2020) by Robert David English and Morgan Grant Gardner called “Phantom Peril in the Arctic: […]

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USN Hospital Ship post

A Case for Canadian Hospital Ships

David Dunlop, 22 April 2020 Hospital ships are excellent vehicles of international policy, diplomacy and humanitarian efforts. They can provide humanitarian assistance during disasters, advanced medical treatment, services and on-board […]

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