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Weekly Maritime News Survey, 6 April 2012

Material and external links contained herein are made available for the purpose of peer review and discussion, and to promote critical thinking. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Naval War College, Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense. Selection of articles should not be construed as an explicit or implicit endorsement of particular publications, or the authors' or publisher's views or interpretations.
 
Strategic Research Department
 
April 6, 2012
 
* Titles without links are proprietary and/or copyrighted and may be available to U.S. government entities upon request
 
 
 
INTERESTING
 
PRC Journal: U.S. Military Turns West Pacific Into Test Site for 'AirSea Battle'
Liaowang, March 19, 2012
 
Want China Times (Taiwan), April 5, 2012
 
Foreign Affairs, April 4, 2012
 
 
U.S. - AMERICAS
 
Jane's Defence Weekly, April 2, 2012 
 
Stratfor, April 4, 2012
By Robert D. Kaplan
 
Orbis (FPRI), Spring 2012
 
Asia Times, April 4, 2012
 
The Age (Australia), April 2, 2012
 
Foreign Affairs, April 4, 2012
 
AOL Defense, April 3, 2012
 
 
PIRACY
 
Maritime Executive, April 3, 2012
 
Fars News Agency, April 3, 2012
 
 
CYBER
 
Israel: Cyber Warfare Added to Matriculation Syllabi To Meet 'Natl Challenge'
Yedi'ot Aharonot, March 25, 2012
 
Kanwa Asian Defense Review, January 1, 2012
 
Foreign Affairs, April 4, 2012
 
Washington Post, April 2, 2012
 
 
ENERGY
 
Deal hoped for on borders to exploit massive deposits
ANSAmed (Italy), April 5, 2012
 
 
CLIMATE CHANGE - ENVIRONMENT - ARCTIC - ANTARCTIC
 
This year’s frenzy of oil and gas exploration in newly accessible Arctic waters could be the harbinger of even starker changes to come.
Reuters, April 3, 2012
 
Interfax-AVN (Russia), April 2, 2012
 
 
SHIPBUILDING/SHIPPING/SCRAPPING
 
Handy Shipping Guide, April 3, 2012
 
Poor results for 2011 blamed on weak rates, slowing world growth and high fuel costs
Journal of Commerce, April 2, 2012
 
Transport Intelligence, April 4, 2012
 
 
RUSSIA
 
Video: Military Secret Program Profiles Shkval Torpedo
REN TV (Moscow), March 3, 2012
 
Severodvinsk Ship Builders to Extend the Service Lives of All Project 667BDRM Ballistic Missile Submarines to 35 Years
ARMS-TASS, March 26, 2012
 
 
INDIA
 
NewsTrack India / IANS, April 4, 2012
 
RIA Novosti, April 6, 2012
 
Force (India), March 29 - April 1, 2012 
 
 
RUSSIA/INDIA
 
Press Trust of India, April 4, 2012
 
Press Trust of India, March 31, 2012
 
 
EUROPE
 
The new Joint Forces Command (JFC) achieved Initial Operating Capability today
UK Ministry of Defence, April 2, 2012
 
New Concept for the Polish Navy: No More Big Ships
Gazeta Wyborcza, March 29, 2012
 
Ukrainian Paper Pins High Hopes on Construction of Corvette
Den (Kiev), March 28, 2012
 
Spanish frigate Méndez Núñez said to have ignored distress call. Boat was carrying 72 people fleeing Gaddafi regime, only nine of whom survived
El Pais (Spain), March 29, 2012
 
Council of Europe (Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons), March 29, 2012
 
 
AFRICA
 
TKMS to supply 2 MEKO frigates and six Super Lynx helicopters in €2.5bn deal
Defence Professionals, April 5, 2012
 
United States Africa Command, April 2, 2012
 
The Day Live (Nigeria), March 31, 2012
 
All Africa, March 28, 2012
 
Defence Web (South Africa), April 2, 2012
 
 
ASIA/PACIFIC
 
The Australian, March 9, 2012
 
U.S. News & World Report, April 5, 2012
 
Western Australia Today, April 4, 2012
 
gCaptain, April 4, 2012
 
Vietnam’s relationship with China is a test of the strategic challenge it faces against a long historical backdrop. Hanoi’s rapprochement with the US and its joining ASEAN are manifestations of its diplomatic adroitness.
RSIS, April 3, 2012
 
Pattaya People, April 4, 2012
 
The Indonesian Navy recently received its second locally-made fast attack craft with a plan to procure 14 units until 2014. This is part and parcel of its plan to have a ‘balanced’ fleet capable of performing wide-ranging naval tasks.
RSIS, April 2, 2012
 
 
MIDDLE EAST
 
Deal hoped for on borders to exploit massive deposits
ANSAmed (Italy), April 5, 2012
 
Yemen Post, March 30, 2012
 
Xinhua, March 30, 2012
 
Israel: Cyber Warfare Added to Matriculation Syllabi To Meet 'Natl Challenge'
Yedi'ot Aharonot, March 25, 2012
 
IDF Fights Brain Drain
Mako, Apil 3, 2012
 
The Case for a New Nuclear Strategy
Foreign Affairs, March 31, 2012
 
Israel Defense Forces Press Release, April 4, 2012
 
GCC strategic stockpile idea lives on. Regional rivalries question food sharing ideal.
Reuters, April 4, 2012
 
Reuters, April 3, 2012
 
 
CHINA-UNITED STATES / AMERICAS
 
PRC Journal: U.S. Military Turns West Pacific Into Test Site for 'AirSea Battle'
Liaowang, March 19, 2012
 
New York Times, April 2, 2012
 
New York Times, April 2, 2012
By Richard A. Clarke
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
China Quarterly, March 2012
 
 
CHINA-INDIA
 
First Post / Press Trust of India, March 30, 2012
 
 
CHINA-RUSSIA
 
RIA Novosti, April 3, 2012
 
 
CHINA-ASIA
 
Asia Times, April 5, 2012
 
Kanwa Asian Defense Review, January 1, 2012
 
Vietnam’s relationship with China is a test of the strategic challenge it faces against a long historical backdrop. Hanoi’s rapprochement with the US and its joining ASEAN are manifestations of its diplomatic adroitness.
RSIS, April 3, 2012
 
 
CHINA MILITARY AND DEFENSE
 
Want China Times (Taiwan), April 5, 2012
 
Epoch Times, April 5, 2012
 
Kanwa Asian Defense Review, January 1, 2012
 
China’s new defence budget – particularly given the sizable and growing funding it dedicates to military R&D and procurement – demonstrates Beijing’s continuing resolve to gain military power commensurate with its growing soft power.
RSIS, April 4, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Navy-Naval-Maritime
 
Want China Times (Taiwan), April 6, 2012
 
Video: Twelve Minutes of Life-and-Death Test
Two fighter pilots in the PLA Navy's South Sea Fleet had a harrowing 12 minutes on the evening of 5 January, when all the interior lights and instruments in their J-10 fighter blacked out.
CCTV (China), January 5, 2012
 
Digitized 'Floating Homes' - With an Intelligent Pier, Informatized Seamen and Army Forces for Naval Battles, Completely New Information Elements Are Integrated Into System of Joint Operations
Jiefangjun Bao, March 22, 2012
 
Kanwa Asian Defense Review, January 1, 2012
 
Jiefangjun Bao, March 31, 2012
 
Video: PLA Navy Destroyer Flotilla Performs Ship-Helicopter Coordinated Training
CCTV-7, January 16, 2012
 
Video: PLAN Submarine Force Includes Long-Distance Drills Part of Routine Training
CCTV-7, January 12, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Space - Army - Air Force- 2nd Artillery – EW – Logistics – Joint – Cyber – Reserves/Militia, etc…
 
Kanwa Asian Defense Review, January 1, 2012
 
Kanwa Asian Defense Review, January 1, 2012
 
Table of Contents of PRC S&T Journal 'Aerospace Control' Oct 11
Hangtian Kongzhi, October 1, 2011
 
Table of Contents of PRC S&T Journal 'Military Medical Science' Oct 11
Junshi Yixue, October 1, 2011
 
Table of Contents of PRC's 'Journal of Air Force Engineering University' Oct 11
Xian Kongjun Gongcheng Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban), October 1, 2011
 
Tracking Principle, Simulation for Roll-Pitch Strap-Down Seeker
Hangkong Bingqi, October 1, 2010
 
 
CHINA: Geo-Pol-Economic
 
CNET (Asia), March 20, 2012
 
Global Voices, April 03, 2012
 
 
ETC…
 
Vision Gain, March 2012
 
 
 
 
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Material and external links contained herein are made available for the purpose of peer review and discussion, and to promote critical thinking. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Naval War College, Department of the Navy or the Department of Defense. Selection of articles should not be construed as an explicit or implicit endorsement of particular publications, or the authors' or publisher's views or interpretations.
 
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