All articles by Daniel Garrun

  1. Re-examining Syria from a naval perspective

    Maritime situational awareness in Syria Syria’s Mediterranean coastline measures 183km along Latakia and Tartus provinces. Although not a party to…
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    3 Sep
  2. Dolphin Yoghurt: US Navy wants probiotic research to keep marine mammals regular

    Dolphins of war – a brief intro The fearsome intelligence and relatively benign nature of our flippered friends has made…
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    27 Feb
  3. Killer dolphins – from Flipper to special ops forces

    There have been many attempts over the centuries to ‘weaponise’ a wide range of unlikely creatures, including cats, rats and…
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    14 Nov
  4. Highly charged – the US Navy’s electromagnetic railgun programme

    Principles of railgun design "Railgun projectiles are generally non-explosive, relying on their enormous speed to destroy the target." Railguns consist…
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    27 Sep
  5. The US Navy’s biofuel dilemma – Great Green Fleet sails into controversy

    Naval commitment to biofuels "This is not the US Navy’s first foray into biofuels, with several previous exercises producing positive…
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    18 Jul
  6. UK Government picks STOVL jump-jet JSF variant for Future Aircraft Carriers

    The UK Government has selected the short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) F35-B variant of the Lockheed Martin-built Joint Strike…
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    10 May
  7. Military spending in 2011 stalled for the first time in 13 years – SIPRI

    Defence spending in 2011 reached $1.738bn dollars globally according to new figures from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)….
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    17 Apr
  8. Babcock to refit British nuclear submarine HMS Vengeance

    Defence firm Babcock has been awarded a £350 million contract by the UK MoD to conduct a three-and-a-half year refit…
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    26 Mar
  9. Naval-technology.com launches major defense survey

    Naval-technology.com is launching a major global defense industry survey and we’d like to hear your opinions on the most important…
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    19 Jan
  10. Ready to sail – naval recruitment trends for 2012

    Frances Cook: What key challenges are currently facing the naval recruitment industry as a whole? "Challenges include the rise of…
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    11 Jan
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