All articles by Gareth Evans

  1. Tip of the spear: the global importance of America’s Guam base

    When President Trump told the people of Guam that his administration was “with you a thousand percent,” leaving aside the…
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    16 Nov
  2. Is the UK naval shipbuilding industry ready for a ‘renaissance’?

    On New Year’s Day 2017, UK Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon announced “the start of a new era of maritime…
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    1 Nov
  3. Understanding acoustic signatures

    With two major naval programmes underway to deliver new, once in a generation frigates and submarines, the Australian government is…
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    20 Oct
  4. In a war with cyber attackers, just how vulnerable is Trident?

    “Ooops, your files have been encrypted!” With that simple message in May came untold misery for personal users, huge disruption…
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    11 Sep
  5. The allure of supercavitating torpedoes

    First developed into a workable design for the Soviet navy during the Cold War, the concept of supercavitating torpedoes has…
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    19 Jun
  6. Securing the Royal Navy’s future firepower

    After more than 30 years, the Harpoon missile is undeniably showing its age. It is not fast, nor manoeuvrable; it…
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    7 May
  7. Operation Ocean Shield: mission success?

    Since the end of NATO’s Operation Ocean Shield, two ships have been hijacked within two weeks near the cost of…
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    31 Mar
  8. The next step for Australia’s future submarines

    Australia’s A$50bn ($38bn) future submarine programme to provide a state-of-the-art replacement for its current Collins-class that will last far into…
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    8 Jan
  9. LCS: solving engineering problems

    Even before this latest incident, it had been a tough twelve months for the LCS, with USS Fort Worth sidelined…
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    11 Dec
  10. Hacking the sting out of Scorpene: DCNS leak exposes secrets

    While the threat of hacking is a large enough headache for the likes of banks, online retailers and ISPs, for…
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    2 Nov