Tag Archives: Australia

Mark Collins – New Aussie Frigates: Three Designs Shortlisted (cf. RCN CSCs)

19 Apr

Down Under they are moving rather more smartly than Canada–further to these posts, RCN’s Canadian Surface Combatant Will be Foreign Design [seven contenders are currently in the running] RCN …

Source: Mark Collins – New Aussie Frigates: Three Designs Shortlisted (cf. RCN CSCs)

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Mark Collins – South China Sea and International Law: China, US and Australia

30 Mar

Further to these posts, The Asian Maritime Cockpit, Eagle vs Dragon Section [note links at end] The Asian Maritime Cockpit: The Dragon, the US Navy and the South China Sea excerpts from a major art…

Source: Mark Collins – South China Sea and International Law: China, US and Australia

Mark Collins – French Hard After Aussie Frigate Deal (and Canadian too)

21 Mar

The design they are pitching is also in the running for the RCN’s Canadian Surface Combatant–see from November 2015: “RCN’s Canadian Surface Combatant Will be Foreign Design”…

Source: Mark Collins – French Hard After Aussie Frigate Deal (and Canadian too)

Mark Collins – New Aussie Defence White Paper: The Two Percent Solution

25 Feb

Unlike Canada’s miserable one percent of GDP for defence–but then the Aussies, for a variety of reasons, take their military much more seriously than Canadians do.  And right now they a…

Source: Mark Collins – New Aussie Defence White Paper: The Two Percent Solution

Mark Collins – Who’s Selling and Buying Arms?

22 Feb

A tweet, note Aussies in buyers’ list: No Canadian leadership. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a  Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he  tweets @Mark3Ds

Source: Mark Collins – Who’s Selling and Buying Arms?

Mark Collins- F-35 Software Woes, Cont’d

28 Jan

Source: Mark Collins- F-35 Software Woes, Cont’d

Mark Collins – Rising Sun’s Yen for Defence Spending, Part 2

28 Dec

Source: Mark Collins – Rising Sun’s Yen for Defence Spending, Part 2