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4 Jan 2022
Democratisation of technology in the era of great power competition
From drones to cyber operations and clandestine SOF missions, how has the democratisation of technology shaped the contest for control in the era of g...
24 Dec 2021
Strengthening ties: The value of enhancing a Philippine-Australia strategic partnership
As the Commonwealth government embarked on one of Australia’s largest and most ambitious naval capability upgrades since Federation following the c...
23 Dec 2021
Latest on the Joint Air Battle Management System
In August, the Department of Defence shortlisted Lockheed Martin Australia and Northrop Grumman Australia as finalists for the AIR 6500 Phase I projec...
22 Dec 2021
Taiwan is not a ‘chess piece’, warns China
In the past two years, Beijing has stepped up military and diplomatic pressure to assert its sovereignty claims over Taiwan, angering Taipei and causi...
20 Dec 2021
Exploring South Korea’s emergence as a key geostrategic ally
Canberra is well placed to deepen its partnership with Seoul as South Korea looks to bolster its contribution to regional security. ...
17 Dec 2021
Reciprocating Washington’s military commitment to Canberra
Why Canberra must proactively lay the ground work for an expanded US presence in Australia. ...
15 Dec 2021
Analysing the timing of Defence’s Taipan decision
Why has the Commonwealth government suddenly decided to retire the Taipan fleet after years of well-documented trouble?  ...
14 Dec 2021
Responding to criticism of the nuclear subs delivery timeline
Navy veteran and defence industry analyst Christopher Skinner responds to a recent editorial published in The Australian, which laments the delivery t...
10 Dec 2021
Looking beyond the Loyal Wingman
Why Australia must begin investigating long-range airpower capability beyond the Loyal Wingman program.  ...
9 Dec 2021
The decline of American naval superiority, the National Defense Authorization Act 2022 and the re-emergence of navalism
With an ageing fleet and quantitative disadvantage against potential adversaries, the US has ceded its long held naval superiority. Defence Connect an...
6 Dec 2021
Is there a geopolitical undercurrent stirring tensions in the Solomon Islands?
Is the Solomon Islands the latest among a swathe of Indo Pacific nations to fall victim to a broader geopolitical struggle in the region? ...
2 Dec 2021
China’s plan to ‘co-opt’ the internet
The Chinese Communist Party is endeavouring to reshape norms of internet usage as part of its push for global cyber supremacy, according to a new repo...
30 Nov 2021
Weighing up the options — Astute or Virginia Class?
Which nuclear-powered submarine capability would be best suited for the Royal Australian Navy? ...
29 Nov 2021
The Loyal Wingman in a league of its own
Australia’s Loyal Wingman, the country’s first domestically designed and built combat drone, has really taken off since it began as a concept just...
26 Nov 2021
The game-changing potential of the B-21
The B-21 is expected to be the world’s most advanced, cost-effective long-range strike capability. With recent technology sharing arrangements in pl...
24 Nov 2021
How will the Five Eyes combat cyber threats in 2022?
The Five Eyes are set to adopt new strategies in the fight against state-backed cyber criminals as threat levels surge. Roger Spence from ASX-listed c...
23 Nov 2021
Assessing Biden’s new approach to US-China relations
How will Xi Jinping respond to the Biden administration’s efforts to “recalibrate” relations, and what impact will this have on Australia’s ge...
22 Nov 2021
Russia’s private military footprint in Africa
State-linked Russian private military contractors have spearheaded a new wave of kinetic, economic and information warfare across the developing world...
19 Nov 2021
Maximising India’s contribution to order in the Indo-Pacific
Assessing India's new role in supporting regional security efforts in the Indo-Pacific.  ...
17 Nov 2021
Should Canberra rush to mend ties with Paris?
Australia must repair its fractured relationship with France to avoid leaving itself vulnerable to great-power tactics in the diplomatic arena, accord...

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