UKRAINE WAR – P2/4
• Russian Navy base under siege.
• Sea raiders keep their enemy on edge.
• Sea weapon sent ashore
NAVIES NEWS-IN-BRIEF – P4, P6, P39
• Russian corvettes shadow NATO units.
• Taiwan unveils first of eight new submarines.
• Irish intercept drugs shipment.
• Brazilian Navy off West Africa.
• UK aims low in escort force levels.
• Record-breaking Trident patrol.
• China exercises near Taiwan.
• Pakistan gifts frigate to the UK.
A TALE OF TWO CARRIERS – P7
SUBMARINE RACE ON KOREAN PENINSULA – P8
SUBMARINES & WARSHIPS IN BILATERAL EX – P12
NOCO 2023 WAS AN OBJECT OF INTEREST – P22
ODIN’S EYE – P5
The European Union needs to help struggling maritime states to bolster collective defence.
Our reports from the big London defence show.
• UK First Sea Lord’s ‘Dreadnought moment’ – P18/19
• Aspirational T31 frigate programme goes Active – P19/20
• Two veteran warships get a new lease of life – P21
ISLAND WAR PLAN NEEDS A FLYING LEAP – P10/11
The USA is figuring out how to resupply US Marines.
SOUTH KOREA’S NAVY AIMS TO GO GLOBAL – P14/16
A new aircraft carrier is surely central to future plans.
HALIFAX FLEET WEEK – P23/26
Nova Scotia hosts a new event, which aims to ‘demystify’ the Canadian Navy.
MODERNISATION PLANS TORPEDOED – P27/29
An update on where the Mexican Navy stands today.
DUBLIN’S FINE LITTLE FLEET ‘STRANDED’ – P30/32
How a lack of people and money is crippling the Irish Naval Service despite having modern warships.
‘THE MOST LETHAL COMBAT PLATFORM…’ – P33/36
Part two of our visit to USS Gerald R. Ford in the Med.
MILESTONE DAY AT TURKISH SHIPYARD – P38
Three ships are the stars of the show in Istanbul.
‘FIREDRAKE’ DEPLOYMENT FOR UK CARRIER – P40/42
HMS Queen Elizabeth spearheads a NATO group.
CAPTURING THE MOMENT- P44/45
A top marine artist on show in London.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR – P46
BOOK REVIEWS – P47/48