Naval & Maritime Defence

Our section on global Navy and Marine affairs cover a broad array of topics on maritime defence, online. See the latest reports and media  on battleships, piracy, surface warships, offshore patrol vessels, submarines and more, at no cost. We have an assortment of exclusive articles, podcasts, and presentations at no cost.

Contributor: Mrityunjoy Mazumdar
Posted: 11/08/2016
future-warship
Faced with the rise of ‘near-peer’ navies employing anti-access/area denial (A2/AD) strategies and increasing tensions with Moscow especially after the annexation of Crimea and the release of Russia’s Maritime Doctrine in 2015 which emphasizes the need for their maritime forces to project power and readily access the Atlantic and the Arctic oceans, Full Article »
Posted: 06/17/2012
Captain Chuck Gunzel on future offshore priorities

Captain Charles "Chuck" Gunzel of the US Office of Naval Research (ONR) updates us on the need for US offshore patrol vessels to remain flexible, modular and interoperable. He discusses the emphasis on open architecture and testing, and explains the ongoing and future priorities for cost-effective platforms.

Full Video »
Contributor:
Posted: 09/02/2014
on point podcast series
Introducing Ireland's Samuel Beckett-class: Rear Admiral Mark Mellett With this year's event being held in Dublin, Rear Admiral Mark Mellett of the Irish Defence Forces (and the conference chairman), explains to Defence IQ the reasoning behind the introduction of the new Samuel Beckett-class OPVs in this new podcast. He also discusses the Full Podcast »
Contributor: Defence IQ Press
Posted: 10/13/2016
defence iq new logo
Just over 1,000 (1,022) Surface Warships larger than OPVs are currently included in the world’s naval fleets. These are operated by 63 countries... This report details all known programmes and requirements for surface warships, which includes Cruisers, Frigates, Corvettes, and Destroyers. The plans and programmes are broken down country-by-cou Full Sector Report »