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Royal Australian Navy

Defence Reviews

By Dan Middlemiss, 19 August 2022 The United Kingdom published its new National Maritime Security Strategy (NMSS) on 15 August 2022. The full report can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-maritime-security-strategy The […]

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Changes to Australia’s Submarine Plans

By David Dunlop, 16 September 2021 Australia has now done an about-face and scrapped the 12 boat French DCNS Barracuda Block 1A submarine deal. The French/Naval Group naturally are livid […]

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Battle of the Atlantic

A good comeback! Australia vs Canadian PME

Dr. Ann Griffiths, 13 July 2021 An interesting (and somewhat puzzling) article was published in early 2021 in Australia’s defence forum The Forge. The article was written by Darin MacDonald […]

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JSS capability gap

I was the communications officer on HMCS Protecteur when she was deployed to East Timor in 1999. While we did yeoman work supporting forces ashore with fuel, stores and an […]

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Three Cheers For Diplomacy

Controversy has broken out in the media, particularly in the U.K. and the U.S., over the behaviour, while captive, of the British naval personnel who were recently seized by the […]

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