Tag Archives: Submarines

Mark Collins – Another BREXIT “Oopsie”: UK Defence Spending

27 Jun

More incredible shrinking on the way? What about the British commitment (President Obama was already worried) to meet the NATO goal of two percent of GDP for defence? Eu referendum: Defence spendin…

Source: Mark Collins – Another BREXIT “Oopsie”: UK Defence Spending

Mark Collins – Should RCN Subs Lives be Extended to 2030s?

20 Jun

Further to these posts last year, RCN Subs Life-Extension to 2030s? Why? RCN Subs Life-Extension to 2030s? Why? Part 2 readers should be able to anticipate how I think the government ought to respo…

Source: Mark Collins – Should RCN Subs Lives be Extended to 2030s?

Mark Collins – USN “Admiral Warns: Russian Subs Waging Cold War-Style ‘Battle of the Atlantic’”–and RCN?

3 Jun

Further to this post and the “Comments” on Russian subs (note cruise missile threat to North America), RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Woes: Not Enough Dough perhaps the national defence…

Source: Mark Collins – USN “Admiral Warns: Russian Subs Waging Cold War-Style ‘Battle of the Atlantic’”–and RCN?

Mark Collins – The French Government’s Merchant of Death

29 Apr

Read all about it. France’s salesman: The quiet minister who sold billions in subs and jets France’s salesman: The quiet minister who sold billions in subs and jets © Georges Gobet, AFP…

Source: Mark Collins – The French Government’s Merchant of Death

Mark Collins – Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose

26 Apr

Further to this post last August, Canberra/Tokyo U-Boat Axis=Poor Procurement? (Washington in background) France’s DCNS in fact takes the prize: French Design Wins Australia’s Next Generation…

Source: Mark Collins – Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose

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

28 Dec

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