UKRAINE WAR – P2/4
• Naval Special Forces at tip of the spear.
• Drones shape Black Sea battlespace.
• Turkish freighter intercepted by Russian Navy.
NAVIES NEWS-IN-BRIEF – P4, P6/7
• Russian spy ship odyssey.
• North Korea’s new corvette fires missile.
• Steel cut for Polish frigate.
• British Type 31 torpedo defence.
• Two more Kilo SSKs for Algeria?
• Patrol boats gift from Japan.
• Liberian Coast Guard storms high-jacked vessel.
• Franco-Italian Horizon frigates upgrade.
• New Spanish warship.
• Brazil retires diesel submarine.
• Back to sea for South African Navy.
MALABAR FANTASTIC FOUR – P18
IRANIANS HARASS US NAVY IN HORMUZ – P20/21
NAVAL UNITY ON SHOW – P22
ODIN’S EYE – P5
When will Britain ‘take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing end them?’
DEFEATING TIME-DISTANCE-FUEL PROBLEM – P8
American and Australian F-35 squadrons join forces.
BEIJING’S BELT & BRACES DESIRE – P10/11
China has plans for a global naval base network.
CONFLICT GIVES KAMIKAZE DRONES IMPACT – P12
Three new uncrewed maritime drones are unveiled.
UKRAINE’S NAVAL SPECIAL FORCES IN ACTION – P14/17
Dnieper river raiding missions while a commando brigade receives elite training in the UK.
ALL THE WORLD LOVES NAVAL TALL SHIPS – P23/27
Sail training vessels draw global admiration.
DRAKON SUBMARINE SUPERSIZING – P28/29
A vessel’s fin suggests Israel is going ballistic.
NEW GENERATION LEARNING ON THE JOB – P30/32
An Italian destroyer provides training on deployment.
ABOARD THE WORLD’S BIGGEST WARSHIP – P33/37
A flying visit by Warships IFR to USS Gerald R. Ford.
FIRST OVERSEAS VOYAGE FOR NEW FRIGATE – P38/41
An inside perspective on a Japanese cutting edge vessel.
VIETNAM VETERAN CENTRAL TO DISPUTE – P42/43
China and the Philippines face off in the South China Sea.
UFOS VERSUS TOP GUNS – P44/46
US Navy fighter pilots go up against mystery craft.
BOOK REVIEWS – P47/48