Naval Warfare magazine: Arctic ops, destroyers, radar developments and more
Read the latest edition of Naval Warfare for free in our app or on your desktop. Register below to be sent the download link and receive future editions direct to your inbox.
What's inside this edition:
With its firm focus on enforcing the Libyan arms embargo, the successor to Operation Sophia could place naval commanders in a complex moral (and legal) maze.
The unfrozen North
As the ice caps in the High North continue to shrink, state actors are positioning themselves to take advantage of newly opened waterways into the resource-rich region.
A change of course
Currently tasked as a fleet air defence asset, the destroyer could see its role evolve yet again if Western navies adopt the distributed maritime operations doctrine.
Other features include:
The world’s submarine fleets face new but decidedly familiar mission sets as navies transition to prepare themselves for high-intensity conflicts.
Gulf of expectation
The Gulf Cooperation Council member states’ approach to naval capability is split, with some nations content to sit under a largely US security umbrella, while others pursue development of their own vessels and subsystems.
Sharing is caring
The need to share detailed radar imagery among warships is growing in importance as naval warfare becomes characterised by high-speed missile threats.
In the dock
In a region beset by territorial tensions, as well as regular natural disasters, many navies in Asia-Pacific are realising the value of platforms such as landing platform docks.
While the days of warships firing broadsides at each other may be long gone, the USN still sees a future for heavy artillery at sea.
The available combinations of diesel, electric and gas turbine power solutions are a key consideration when defining the configuration of new naval vessel classes.
The Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN) has informed recently deployed vessels to keep no more than 24 hours transit time from the nearest hospital for the ...
Austal USA confirmed that USS Oakland (LCS 24 - pictured) has successfully completed acceptance trials in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a 26 May ...
The Philippine Navy (PN) piloted the multipurpose frigate BRP Jose Rizal (pennant number 150) into home waters and the port of Subic Bay for the ...
Alewijnse Marine is performing a comprehensive mid-life electronic refit of the Royal Netherlands Navy logistic support ship HNLMS Pelikaan (pictured). The contract was awarded in ...
As the Royal Swedish Navy looks to secure its current and future surface and sub-surface capabilities two programmes, the mid-life upgrades (MLU) to the Visby-class corvettes ...
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems and DRS Laurel Technologies were each awarded contracts from the US Naval Surface Warfare Center on 21 May, for ...