All articles by Grant Turnbull

  1. Video feature: US Navy’s F-35C makes flawless first carrier landing

    Just after midday on 3 November, Navy test pilot Cmdr. Tony Wilson landed his F-35C test aircraft – designated CF-03…
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    3 Nov
  2. Turning Japanese: Australia’s next-gen submarine u-turn

    2014 will be a landmark year for Australia’s submarine service. Submariners will celebrate 100 years since the Royal Australian Navy’s…
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    22 Oct
  3. Quality vs. quantity – should navies scrap high-tech ships?

    It’s a well-worn phrase for today’s politicians and top brass that you can do more with less. Why has the…
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    12 Oct
  4. Video feature: Royal Navy’s HMS Artful makes first dive

    HMS Artful’s maiden dive was part of a two-day operation known as a ‘trim and incline test’, which proves the…
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    6 Oct
  5. Radical shake up planned for Australia’s Hobart-class destroyers

    Defence minister David Johnston told the ABC – Australia’s public broadcaster – on Wednesday that no decision had been made…
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    10 Aug
  6. Boeing’s Maritime Surveillance Aircraft: P-8 capabilities on a budget

    Since last year, Boeing has worked with Ontario-based Field Aviation to convert a Bombardier Challenger 604 business jet into what…
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    4 Aug
  7. HMS Queen Elizabeth – the beating heart of Britain’s strategic armada

    On 4 July, Queen Elizabeth II christened the first-ever aircraft carrier to bear her name. In a symbolic gesture to…
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    15 Jul
  8. The geopolitics behind RIMPAC, the world’s largest naval exercise

    An armada of ships lines the piers at Naval Station Pearl Harbor, a sprawling military facility located just a few…
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    10 Jul
  9. HMS Queen Elizabeth – Britain’s huge new aircraft carrier christened

    Hundreds of workers who helped build HMS Queen Elizabeth were joined by Britain’s Prime Minister, David Cameron, and a host…
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    3 Jul
  10. Commission signals support for UK Trident renewal

    Set up by the nuclear disarmament think-tank British American Security Information Council (BASIC), the commission’s final report says the crucial…
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    2 Jul

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