No. 232 April 2014

April 2014

Front cover


  • RISE OF THE IRANIAN MIDGETS – Arab states of the Gulf are facing a growing submarine threat.
  • TURKEY’S AMPHIBIOUS AMBITIONS – Istanbul opts for an LHD like Australia’s for power projection.
  • USN TO DEPLOY SECRET SEA BASE – The American navy is developing an intriguing new platform.
  • ON POINT FOR PACIFIC OUTREACH – Conclusion of our profile series on Australian bases.
  • TRAIL-BLAZING CENTRE – The Turkish Navy is seeking to lead the way.
  • THE WARSPITE LEGACY – We consider how the famous British battleship lives on.

And much much more!



Armidale Patrol Boats of the Royal Australian Navy exit HMAS Cairns, a base that is profiled in our April 2014 edition. Photo: RAN.