Interview with Ian Bowers about whether coast guards are becoming more militarized, and if the boundaries between navies and coast guards are getting blurred.
I wrote he naval chapter in this book on Russia’s military capabilities, where the English version is now available as a free download.
Here is my interview with Jeremy Stöhs about the challenges for European navies in an age of renewed great power competition.
It was not an impressive show of force, when Russia’s nuclear submarine broke down during transit of the Danish straits.
Sergey Shoigu clams that strategic propaganda centers operate in Riga, Tallinn and Warsaw to spread misinformation against Russia.
CDR Salamander has a scathing critique of general Hyten’s ideas for logistical spaceships and a centralized virtual combat cloud.
Estonia requires a 48 hours prior notice before innocent passage of foreign warships, which does not seem in line with UNCLOS. This is counterproductive if Western states want Russia to comply with the treaty.
In this video Tim Choi explains the basics of naval diplomacy. He also gives his view on the applicability of unmanned ships for FONOPs and a range of other related topics.
Estonia has procured a significant number of naval mines in order to improve its sea denial capabilities.
It makes little sense to talk about forward basing of American ground forces in East Asia before addressing the problem that no country wants to host them.