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Weekly Maritime News Survey, 27 January 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
 
January 27, 2012
 
* Titles without links are proprietary and/or copyrighted and may be available to U.S. government entities upon request
 
 
Thought of the Week:
 
- we will not fight any battle unprepared, we will not fight any battle that we are not sure of winning, nor will we fight a battle that is not worthwhile. If we are to go to war, we will deal you such a painful blow that you will have no choice but to admit defeat. We will reap the greatest strategic benefits while paying the smallest price for the war.
 
See:  PRC Scholar Comments on China's Military Strategy in a Conflict, China's Rise
 
 
INTERESTING
 
Position of Power: The GNSS Revolution Enters a New Era
The game-changing nature of satellite-based navigation systems has made the technology ubiquitous on the battlefield and created a booming market in malignant techniques. Martin Streetly explores ways to assure positioning
Jane's International Defence Review, January 24, 2012
 
PRC Scholar Comments on China's Military Strategy in a Conflict, China's Rise
Guoji Xianqu Daobao, January 9, 2012
 
 
U.S. - Americas
 
Financial Times, January 12, 2012
 
 
Honolulu Civil Beat, January 20, 2012
 
Reorientation Toward the ATR [Asia-Pacific Region]
Krasnaya Zvezda (Russia), January 21, 2012
 
American Forces Press Service, January 23, 2012
 
DoD Live, January 17, 2012
 
U.S. Turns Guam Into Strategic Center for Controlling Asia-Pacific
Zhongguo Qingnian Bao, January 6, 2012
 
Development of First Brazilian Nuclear Submarine Starts This Year
Atividades Nucleares, January 2012
 
The mandarins in Whitehall should take more seriously Argentina's renewed interest in the South Atlantic islands
The Telegraph (UK), January 19, 2012
 
Washington Times, January 25, 2012
 
 
PIRACY
 
Mission term of naval elements of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) was extended for one more year in Gulf of Aden and off Somalia
World Bulletin, January 25, 2012
 
PLA Daily, January 20, 2012
 
RusNavy.com, January 19, 2012
 
 
CYBER
 
Wired.com (Threat Level), January 19, 2012
 
When the Conficker computer “worm” was unleashed on the world in November 2008, cyber-security experts didn’t know what to make of it. It infiltrated millions of computers around the globe. It constantly checks in with its unknown creators. It uses an encryption code so sophisticated that only a very few people could have deployed it. For the first time ever, the cyber-security elites of the world have joined forces in a high-tech game of cops and robbers, trying to find Conficker’s creators and defeat them. The cops are failing. And now the worm lies there, waiting …
The Atlantic, June 2010
 
Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, December 19, 2011
 
Russian Military Expert Analyzes New US Military 'Guidance' Chapter by Chapter
Krasnaya Zvezda, January 25, 2012
 
 
ENERGY
 
Indonesia's Nuclear Ambitions
This analytic report was prepared for the Open Source Center by an Indonesian expert
Open Source Center, October 11, 2011
 
 
CLIMATE CHANGE - ENVIRONMENT - ArCTic - ANTARCTIC
 
Wall Street Journal (China Real Time Report), January 18, 2012
 
Asia Times, January 25, 2012
 
Reuters, January 27, 2012
 
 
SHIPBUILDING/SHIPPING/SCRAPPING
 
Chosun Ilbo, January 26, 2012
 
Arirang News, January 26, 2012
 
Easier, January 25, 2012
 
Market Watch, January 24, 2012
 
 
RUSSIA
 
Interfax (Russia), January 24, 2012
 
 
RIA Novosti, January 24, 2012
 
Interfax (Russia), January 25, 2012
 
 
ITAR-TASS, January 18, 2012
 
Liquid-Propellant Versus Solid-Propellant Missile Debate Detailed
Populyarnaya Mekhanika, October 1, 2011
 
RusNavy.com, January 19, 2012
 
Shortage of Professional Soldiers in Russian Baltic Fleet
Interfax-AVN, January 19, 2012
 
Interfax (Russia), January 24, 2012
 
Russian Navy Ships Visited Ports of 36 Countries in 2011
Interfax-AVN (in Russian), January 23, 2012
 
In Petrozavodsk They Are Creating a Wing-in-Ground Effect Vehicle Center for the FSB: They Will Build the Ships and Train the Technicians at the Former Avangard Shipyard
Izvestiya, January 23, 2012
 
 
INDIA
 
Not much of a sea-based deterrent, says Pravin Sawhney; Chakra is the filler of strategic space says Vijay Shankar
The Hindu, January 25, 2012
 
The Sunday Guardian (India), January 1, 2012
 
Press Trust of India, December 20, 2012
 
Despite looking east for two decades, New Delhi has still not shown Asia its mettle for leadership
Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2012
 
The Hindu, January 20, 2012
 
 
RUSSIA/INDIA
 
Defense World, Janauary 23, 2012
 
BarentsNova (Russia), January 25, 2012
 
 
EUROPE
 
The Express (UK), January 25, 2012
 
Mission term of naval elements of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) was extended for one more year in Gulf of Aden and off Somalia
World Bulletin, January 25, 2012
 
The mandarins in Whitehall should take more seriously Argentina's renewed interest in the South Atlantic islands
The Telegraph (UK), January 19, 2012
 
Tengri News, January 25, 2012
 
 
AFRICA
 
Africa Review, January 24, 2012
 
The Government Appears Indifferent About Beefing Up Coastal Security and Introducing Anti-Pirate Laws
Africa Confidential, January 20, 2012
 
Nigeria loses $100 million in revenue yearly to illegal bunkering and clandestine maritime activities, it has been learnt
The Nation (Nigeria), January 24, 2012
 
Daily Trust (Nigeria), January 25, 2012
 
Nigerian Tribune, January 23, 2012
 
 
ASIA/PACIFIC
 
Indonesia's Nuclear Ambitions
This analytic report was prepared for the Open Source Center by an Indonesian expert
Open Source Center, October 11, 2011
Bangkok Post, January 25, 2012
 
Washington Times, January 25, 2012
 
Indonesian Fleet Development To Be Completed in 2014
ANTARA, January 24, 2012
 
 
INDIA OCEAN
 
Sri Lanka Rejects China's Request for Maritime Research in Lankan Territorial Waters
Lakbima (in Sinhalese), January 18, 2012
 
 
MIDDLE EAST
 
The Express (UK), January 25, 2012
 
While it's true that Brig.-Gen. Yohanan Locker is Netanyahu's preference, it doesn't mean that he's ultra-hawkish on Iran, nor does it mean Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel is dovish
Haaretz, January 24, 2012
 
IDF chief dismisses reports he is under pressure to appoint PM’s military adviser, Maj.-Gen. Yohanan Locker
Jerusalem Post, January 24, 2012
 
Commentary Details Iran's Naval Force Operations During War With Iraq
Iran Online, January 3, 3012
 
 
CHINA-UNITED STATES / AMERICAS
 
Center for a New American Security, January, 2012
 
Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, January 2012
 
Honolulu Civil Beat, January 20, 2012
 
PRC Media Notes: China Background of New PACFLT Commander
USPACOM China Media Pilot, January 24, 2012
 
Chinese Experts Discuss CNO's Speech on US Navy Force Posture
USPACOM China Media Pilot, January 20, 2012
 
 
CHINA-INDIA
 
Asia Times, January 25, 2012
 
 
CHINA MILITARY AND DEFENSE
 
National Interest, January 23, 2012
 
PLA Article on Guiding Public Opinions on Non-War Military Missions
Junshi Jizhe, November 15, 2011
 
 
CHINA:  Navy-Naval-Maritime
 
Summary: PRC Will Not Establish Naval Bases Overseas
Tzu Ching (Hong Kong), January 1, 2012
 
PRC Video Purportedly Shows Detailed Images of Varyag Flight Deck
Guangzhou 56.com, January 17, 2012
 
Warship? Never! The two-decade voyage of the Varyag—from Russian castoff to Macau pleasure palace to China's first aircraft carrier
Bloomberg Businessweek, January 25, 2012
 
Yang Yi: China Taking the First Step in its Long March for an Aircraft Carrier
Guoji Xianqu Daobao, January 9, 2012
  
The Korea Times, January 25, 2012
 
Difficult Voyage Of Aircraft Carrier Varyag To China
Modern Navy (China), November 2011
 
Images Suggest Shenyang Making Progress on Carrier-Capable J-15
Jane's Defence Weekly, January 17, 2012
 
Strategy Page, January 20, 2012
 
Wall Street Journal (China Real Time Report), January 23, 2012
  
Future of Large Chinese Amphibious Vessels
Modern Navy (China), November 2011
 
PLA Daily, January 20, 2012
  
PLAN East Sea Fleet Minesweeper Group Hunts, Removes Smart Mines
Renmin Haijun, November 9, 2011
 
NSF Organizes Theater Joint Defensive Operations Involving Other Services
Renmin Haijun, November 14, 2011
 
PLAN SSF Destroyer 'Guangzhou' Employs High-Tech Equipment Management
Renmin Haijun, October 26, 2011
 
PLA Navy Paper on Political Work in 'Distant-Sea' Naval Tasks
Renmin Haijun, November 9, 2011
 
Generation Mechanism of Ship's ELFE, Protection
Haijun Gongcheng Daxue Xuebao, December 1, 2003
 
 
CHINA:  Space - Army - Air Force- 2nd Artillery – EW – Logistics – Joint – Cyber – Reserves/Militia, etc…
 
Huojianbing Bao, December 16, 2011
 
NSF Organizes Theater Joint Defensive Operations Involving Other Services
Renmin Haijun, November 14, 2011
 
Going in the Right Direction of Joint Operations and Joint Training
Qianjin Bao, November 22, 2011
 
Asahi (Japan), January 24, 2012
 
Multi-Missile Coordinated Strike Guidance Strategies of New Generation Air-to-Air Missile"
Hangkong Bingqi, April 2011
 
 
CHINA:  Geo-Pol-Economic
 
Why America’s Edge Will Endure
International Security, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Winter 2011/12)
 
Wall Street Journal (China Real Time Report), January 18, 2012
 
 
Questions or comments about this page can be sent to MaritimeNews@usnwc.edu
 
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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