Now or never for Australia (Analysis)
As the ramifications of AUKUS begin to become clearer, Australia must grapple with various practical, technological and economic factors if it is to achieve its ambitions.
IDEF 2021: Indigenous Turkish Naval Programmes (Defence Insight analysis)
Turkish surface vessel and submarine programmes are increasing in ambition, scope and cost.
IDEX 2021: Spotlight shines on procurement programmes
Data and case studies from the Shephard Defence Insight team illustrate the state of play in Middle Eastern defence procurement.
Germany bucks the European trend with ambitious frigate programmes
Even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, European navies were feeling the strain of procuring expensive platforms at the cost of fleet sizes. Ambitions to replace …
30th January 2020
With the USN spending a considerable amount on modernising and increasing the size of its fleet, one notable takeaway from the Surface Navy Association annual …
18th December 2019
The year has been an eventful one, with multiple major contracts announced and new generations of vessels entering service. The US Navy continued its drive towards …
12th August 2019
The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) focus as stated by China’s latest Defence White Paper is to build a strong and modernised naval force …