US Coast Guard – A closer look at the Deepwater contract.
Chinese Navy – China is having problems operating its Kilo-class submarines.
Indonesia Navy – Most of Indonesia’s ships are not considered to be operational.
Singaporean Navy – CARAT exercises are being conducted between the navies of Singapore and the US.
Canadian Navy – More problems during testing of HMCS Corner Brook, Canada’s latest Upholder-class submarine.
Russian Navy – The final verdict from Russia on the cause of the sinking of the Kursk in in: hydrogen peroxide fuel exploding in a 65-76 Kit (Whale) torpedo.
Background – Transformation – William Arkin on why the Pentagon’s Director of Program Analysis and Evaluation has been removed – his call for a force of 34 aircraft carriers to meet US requirements was his downfall.
Royal Navy – HMS Campbeltown makes a port of call in Aden.
South Korean Navy – A first-person account of the battle between North and South Korean gunboats.
South Korean Navy – South Korean and North Korean gunboats fought a pitched battle, resulting in casualties on both sides.
Pakistani Navy – Pakistan would like to become more self-sufficient, in a naval sense.
Pakistani Navy – Pakistan is offering China listening posts on its territory in return for naval protection.
US Marines – How the US Marines will continue to seabase their forces in the future.
US Navy – The Chinese are continuing their harrassment of US surveillance aircraft, including EP-3 and P-3 aircraft.
Royal Marines – 45 Commando is using roving checkpoints in their hunt for Al-Qaida members.
Indian Navy – Will India be purchasing Scorpene-class submarines from France?
US Navy – The US Navy is being criticized for being too conservative in its design of CVN-77.
Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force – The spy ship sunk last year has been found to have been armed.
US Navy – Iraq is moving its oil smuggling operations from tankers to wooden dhows.
Royal Marines – Spanish conspiracy theories about Gibraltar.
Russian Navy – Russia has no freedom of the press, when it comes to reporting naval or environmental news.
US Merchant Marine – How to help the US Merchant Marine survive.
US Coast Guard – The Deepwater contract has been awarded.
US Coast Guard – Why Deepwater is important to the USCG and to the US.
Thai Navy – Thailand may buy two frigates from the UK.
Argentinean Navy – An Argentine icebreaker is heading towards Antarctica to help free a trapped German ship.
Chinese Navy – China would like to buy 8 more Kilo-class submarines from Russia, armed with Klub anti-ship missiles. What China needs next is an over-the-horizon targeting system.
Royal Australian Navy – HMAS Arunta and HMAS Melbourne will soon be taking up station in the Persian Gulf.
Italian Navy – Italy will purchase the Joint Strike Fighter, in its land-based and naval-based versions. The naval versions will presumeably replace its AV-8B Harriers on the Giuseppe Garibaldi.
Indonesia Navy – Indonesia’s navy wants to be less political and more professional.
Background – Flags of Convenience – One of the many reasons why flags of convenience are bad.
Background – Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles – Progress is being made on UAVs the size of flies.
Background – US Bases in the Persian Gulf – How the US is increasing its presence in the Persian Gulf, and in doing so making Saudi Arabia irrelevant to US defense interests.
Royal Marines – Royal Marines on patrol in Afghanistan have discovered another large arms cache.
French Navy – The French frigate L.V. Le Henaff will make a port of call in Ghana.
US Marines – More about the current CARAT exercises in Malaysia.
Russian Navy – The Russian Navy is interceding in a fishing dispute between Norway and Russia.
Background – Iraq – William Arkin on how we need to absorb the lessons of the first Gulf War, as we go about planning the second – we need to be bolder in our thinking and planning. Take the lesson of Engagement Area Thomas, for example???
US Marines – The US and Malaysian armed forces are conducting joint exercises.
US Navy – Military exercises will continue into the forseeable future without pause in the Phillipines with US and Phillipine forces.
Background – Electronic Warfare – Options for replacement of the US Navy’s EA-6B electronic warfare aircraft.
Phillipine Navy – Phillipine forces have killed the leader of the Abu Sayyaf terrorist organization at sea.
US Navy – The US looks again to a catamaran design to replace the USS Inchon as a mine warfare command ship.
History – Cuban Missile Crisis – Did Russian submarines almost use nuclear-tipped torpedoes against US ships in 1962?
Royal Marines – 45 Commando is being withdrawn from Afghanistan.
US Navy – The USS George Washington battlegroup deploys.
Canadian Navy – Canada’s Sea King helicopters are finally getting self-defense suites.
US Navy – The US Navy has purchased one of the fastest supercomputers in the world.
US Marines – An overview of the operational logistics associated with the Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF).
Russian Navy – The Kursk salvage is now over.
Israeli Navy – A senior Israeli defense official states that Israel needs to develop a sea-based deterrent force.
US Navy – Why congressional meddling makes the military procurement system such a mess – the US Navy passes on converting a cruise ship hull to a floating barracks – the USS Pork.
Royal Navy – Her Majesty’s Government insists there is no deal to sell HMS Invincible to India.
Chinese Navy – China’s two new Sovremenny-class destroyers under construction will be much better armed than their sister ships already in the Chinese Navy.
Canadian Navy – The Victoria-class submarines will not receive air independent propulsion upgrades until 2012, instead of in 2007.
Russian Navy – Another piece of the Kursk’s bow has been lifted from the sea.
US Navy – The US is trying to figure out how many sailors it actually needs to operate its ships.
British Merchant Marine – Is the UK not taking prudent precautions in shipping nuclear waste around the world?
Canadian Navy – Another Victoria-class submarine begins sea trials.
US Navy – Naval aviatiors will soon receive new googles designed to protect their eyes from the effects of lasers.
Israeli Navy – Israel denies its submarines are part of its nuclear deterrent.
Argentinian Navy – A Russian research ship is trapped in an iceflow in Anarctica; a South African research ship and an Argentine icebreaker have been dispatched to rescue it.
US Navy – How modern business practices are being used to improve the US Navy.
Pakistani Navy – Pakistan’s Navy has been recalled to base.
Background – Submarines – A review of the submarine arms race in South East Asia.
Israeli Navy – More evidence that Israel’s 3 attack submarines are armed with nuclear-tipped cruise missiles and therefore are part of its nuclear deterrent.
US Marines – Another installment in the series on how US Marines are made at Parris Island.
US Navy – The USS George Washington battlegroup is about to deploy to relieve the USS John F Kennedy battlegroup.
US Navy – The US again tests a ship-based anti-ballistic missile system – successfully.
Background – Guerilla Warfare – James F. Dunnigan on how to defeat a guerilla insurgency.
Chinese Navy – China will buy more Kilo-class submarines from Russia, meanwhile US Navy officers are helping run Taiwanese war games.
Russian Navy – The Russian Navy is considering the use of seals as underwater rescuers.
Indian Navy – A listing of the Indian ships that were deployed off of Pakistan that have returned to port, the aircraft carrier Viraat was part of the task force.
US Navy – What the SOSUS system is being used for these days???monitoring “biologicals.”
French Navy – France has seized a ship thought to be carrying tons of cocaine.
US Marines – How Pakistan has been a valuable ally to the US Marines in their war against terror.
US Navy – Some F-14’s have been cleared to return to duty at sea.
Royal Navy – An overview of the threats to shipping in the Straits of Gibraltar.
Indian Navy – The Indian Navy launched a fast patrol vessel.
Indian Navy – India has pulled its ships off the west coast of Pakistan and returned them to base.
Royal Navy – The Royal Navy must be vigilant as its ships pass through the Straits of Gibraltar to prevent terrorist attacks against them.
US Navy – Aboard the USS LaSalle, flagship of the 6th Fleet, in the Mediterranean, as it hunts for criminals and terrorists.
Columbian Navy – Who should own the islands of Providence and San Andres in the western Carribean, which are a key base in the war on drugs – Columbia, Nicaragua, or no one?
US Navy – The US Navy decides to rehabilitate, rather than reject, problem Sailors.
Taiwanese Navy – Could a Northrup – HDW partnership bring submarines to Taiwan? Meanwhile Taiwan considers carving a new submarine base out of a mountain for its submarines.
Royal Navy – al-Queda had plans to attack ships patroling the Straits of Gibraltar.
Royal Australian Navy – Australia and Singapore are conducting exercise Singaroo 702.
US Navy – Thomas Ricks on the new US policy of advocating pre-emptive strikes
Background – Caspian Sea – More on the militarization of the Caspian Sea.
Sri Lankan Navy – Sri Lanka is looking to China to strengthen its navy.
Indian Navy – The Indian Navy is patroling the Gulf of Mannar more carefully.
US Navy – A look at the state-of-the-art in underway replenishment.
Background – Merchant Marine – A new way to secure containers against tampering from terrorists.
Background – War on Terrorism – William Arkin on why we should listen more to our Australian allies in the war on terrorism.
US Navy – The USS Tortuga has run aground during exercises off of North Carolina but has been freed.
Royal Marines – Operation Buzzard continues in Afghanistan.
Indian Navy – The Indian Navy says it is ready to go.
Taiwanese Navy – Is Taiwan producing stealthy missile craft?
Background – East Asia – Why China is paranoid about defense.