All articles by Gareth Evans

  1. Back from the depths: A century of submarine rescue

    HMS K13, January 1917 The icy waters of Gareloch in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, saw one of the world’s first…
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    26 Mar
  2. The digital naval shipyard

    Over recent years, shipbuilders have been steadily moving away from their legacy production methods and increasingly outdated, and often out-of-sync,…
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    12 Feb
  3. Green at sea: can the US Navy cut its vast energy footprint?

    According to its Fiscal Year 2016 Operational Energy Annual Report, the Department of Defense (DoD) used almost 86 million barrels…
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    18 Jan
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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