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Armed Forces, Australia, Budgets and Finance, Defence Industry, Equipment Capability, Force Structure, Joint Forces, Logistics, National Defence, Naval Architecture, Naval Engineering, Naval Platforms, Nuclear Deterrence, Procurement, Royal Australian Navy, Shaping The Future, Submarines, Technology, Uncrewed Underwater Vehicles (UUVs)
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Reducing Dreadnought and Follow On SSN Risks, Costs and Time to Achieve an Operational Capability

By RAdm Peter Briggs RAN,
09 Feb 24

Ed. The author argues that the expense of Astute and delays in Dreadnought development threaten success of the AUKUS plan for a next generation SSN. Both the RAN and RN should consider buying future USN Virginia-class submarines to quickly fulfill the SSN-AUKUS mandate. A 10 minute read.

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Armed Forces, Australia, Deterrence, Force Structure, Letters, Logistics, National Defence, National Security, Naval Aviation, Naval Platforms, Nuclear Deterrence, Nuclear Weapons, People, Procurement, Royal Australian Navy, Submarines, The Naval Review
2 minutes, 35 seconds

CASD and possibly AUKUS are becoming unsustainable

By Rob Forsyth,
02 Jan 24

Ed. Persistent personnel and procurement challenges leads the author to question the viability of Continuous At Sea Deterrence and raise concern over the future of the SSN-AUKUS program.

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Air Power, Anti-Submarine Warfare, Book Reviews, Convoy Operations, Indo-Pacific, Maritime Strategy, Naval Aviation, Naval History, Naval Tactics, Operational Planning, Royal Australian Navy, Second World War, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 25 August

25 Aug 23

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers a book examining the development of the Gaudalcanal-Solomons campaign through March-October 1943 in the southwest Pacific.

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Air Power, Book Reviews, Indo-Pacific, Naval Aviation, Naval History, Royal Australian Navy, Second World War, United States Marine Corps, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 22 August

22 Aug 23

BRE. The latest book review is now available. It considers a book on the Allied campaign in the Second World War to neutralise the Japanese strong point on Rabaul, following on from success at Gaudalcanal.

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Budgets and Finance, Defence Industry, Equipment Capability, Force Structure, Geopolitics, Naval Platforms, People, Procurement, Royal Australian Navy, Shaping The Future, Submarines, Technology, United States Navy
8 minutes, 30 seconds

What Price AUKUS?

By CDR ROBERT BEVERIDGE RAN,
30 Jun 23

Ed. The author argues that there is a world of difference between the promise of the AUKUS agreement and its actual implementation; considering the real strategic challenges and political imperatives facing the partner nations. A 10 minute read.

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Book Reviews, China, Equipment Capability, Force Structure, General, Geopolitics, Maritime Strategy, Naval Warfare, Royal Australian Navy, Strategy, Technology, United States Navy
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Latest Book Review, 6 April

06 Apr 23

The latest book review is now available. It looks at the 2023 edition of the Seaforth World Naval Review: https://www.naval-review.com/book-reviews/seaforth-world-naval-review-2023/

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Learning From The Past, Budgets and Finance, Force Structure, Leadership, Letters, National Defence, Naval Platforms, Royal Australian Navy, The Naval Review, United States Navy
16 minutes, 50 seconds

Two Letters From Australia

By MASTER NED,
05 Apr 23

Ed. Between 1978 and 2022 James Goldrick wrote 45 ‘Letters From Australia’, providing the Naval Review with invaluable insights from the island continent. Reprinted here are the first two letters, published in 1978 [66/4, p. 313] and 1979 [67/2, p. 119], to provide the younger reader with a taste of Master Ned’s trademark didactic analysis and wit. A memorial service for Rear Admiral Goldrick is being held on April 5th at Christopher’s Cathedral in Canberra.

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