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Weekly Maritime News Survey, 30 March 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
 
March 30, 2012
 
* Titles without links are proprietary and/or copyrighted and may be available to U.S. government entities upon request
 
 
 
INTERESTING
 
Center for Security Studies, March 12, 2012
 
Aviation Week, March 20, 2012
 
Military.com News, March 23, 2012
 
Los Angeles Times / Bloomberg, March 20, 2012
 
Russian Navy, February 21, 2012
 
Aviation Week, March 20, 2012
 
 
U.S. - AMERICAS
 
As the withdrawal of coalition military forces from Afghanistan draws closer and China's maritime technologies advance, Dave Sloggett explores how US doctrine thinkers are switching their attention from the air-land battle to a new paradigm focusing on air-sea capabilities
Jane's Navy International, March 28, 2012
 
NDIA, March 19, 2012
 
Danger Room/Wired.com, March 22, 2012
 
The Age (Australia), March 28, 2012
 
Talking Points Memo, March 20, 2012
 
The U.S. will remain powerful, yes, but the world is changing.
The Atlantic, March 20, 2012
 
Asian Security, March 19, 2012
 
Foreign Affairs, March/April 2012
 
Foreign Policy, March 27, 2012
 
Plans to replace C-115 Buffalo and older model C-130-H transport aircraft had stalled
CBC, March 21, 2012
 
Macauhub, March 26, 2012
 
TeleGeography, March 8, 2012
 
Foreign Affairs, March/April 2012
 
Radio Cadena Agramonte (Cuba), March 20, 2012
 
 
PIRACY
 
(Video) PLA Navy Expels Suspected Pirate Ships in Gulf of Aden
CCTV News, March 28, 2012
 
Will expanding the Atalanta mission end piracy in Somalia, or will it further complicate the situation in the country?
Al Jazeera, March 26, 2012
 
Huffington Post Business, March 21, 2012
 
California Law Review, December 2011
 
Defence Professionals, March 29, 2012
 
 
CYBER
 
The U.S. is increasingly dependent on the Internet for its well-being. It makes its lack of preparedness for cyberattacks from China, Russia and others all the more worrying.
The Diplomat, March 21, 2012
 
Expert Interviewed on China's Cyber Security Situation, US Cyber Strategy
Jiefangjun Bao, February 2, 2012
 
With their expertise, the most technologically advanced states will exert considerable influence, since in the age of cyber-terror, global power status will be defined by qualitative high-tech superiority.
Haaretz (Israel), March 16, 2012
 
The Daily Yomiuri, March 18, 2012
 
Trend News Agency / Fars News Agency, March 18, 2012
 
RIA Novosti, March 21, 2012
 
Daily News & Analysis (Mumbai), March 21, 2012
 
Estonian Public Braodcasting, March 23, 2012
 
 
ENERGY
 
Foreign Policy, March 27, 2012
 
The Caspian Sea is gradually developing into a major area of through shipments of hydrocarbons, even while, purely in terms of its transportation volumes, it is a long shot from those of the Black Sea.
Oil & Gas Eurasia, March 25, 2012
 
Japan Times, March 26, 2012
 
China Daily, March 22, 2012
 
Xinhua / Marine Link, March 21, 2012
 
Platts, March 20, 2012
 
 
CLIMATE CHANGE - ENVIRONMENT - ARCTIC - ANTARCTIC
 
Little is left untouched by humans - and that demands a rethink of environmentalism
Time Magazine, March 12, 2012
 
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), March 2012
 
The Juneau Empire, March 18, 2012
 
Discovery News, March 21, 2012
 
National Geographic, March 2, 2012
 
 
SHIPBUILDING/SHIPPING/SCRAPPING
 
Transport Intelligence, March 28, 2012
 
Radio Cadena Agramonte (Cuba), March 20, 2012
 
China Daily, March 22, 2012
 
JoongAng Daily, March 20, 2012
 
Los Angeles Times / Bloomberg, March 20, 2012
 
 
RUSSIA
 
Veteran Generals Ponder Changing Nature of War, Likely Future Threats
Voyenno-Promyshlennyy Kuryer, March 21, 2012
 
Russia Agrees to Pay More for Using Ukrainian Naval Aircraft Training Complex
Kommersant-Ukraina, March 20, 2012
 
Interfax-AVN (Moscow), March 20, 2012
 
Russian Northern Fleet Submarine Forces Commander Views Training, Arms Upgrade
Na Strazhe Zapolyarya, March 17, 2012
 
Interfax (Moscow), March 19, 2012
 
Voice of Russia, March 20, 2012
 
Keel-Laying of Fourth Borey-Class Nuclear Submarine Delayed by Two Months
Korabel.ru, March 21, 2012
 
Interfax (Moscow), March 19, 2012
 
New Antey Submarines May be Equipped with "Kalibr" Cruise Missiles
Izvestiya, March 21, 2012
 
Transport Intelligence, March 28, 2012
 
RIA Novosti, March 5, 2012
 
Naval Today, February 3, 2012
 
RIA Novosti, March 21, 2012
 
 
INDIA
 
The Times of India, March 24, 2012
 
Russia & India Report, March 11, 2012
 
UPI, March 6, 2012
 
Economic Times of India, March 19, 2012
 
Times of India, March 12, 2012
 
Plans To Buy 46 Ships, Pay for Carrier
Defense News, March 26, 2012
 
Russian Navy, February 21, 2012
 
India Strategic, February 2012
 
Daily News & Analysis (Mumbai), March 21, 2012
 
Widely viewed as a major power in the making, India has yet to articulate a grand strategy. A recent policy paper entitled Nonalignment 2.0 (see attached) makes a good start, but its ambiguities, contradictions and gaps need to be addressed.
RSIS, March 21, 2012
 
Making it one of the highest investors in the country
Daily Times (Nigeria), March 19, 2012
 
 
RUSSIA/INDIA
 
The Times of India, March 24, 2012
 
Russia & India Report, March 11, 2012
 
UPI, March 6, 2012
 
 
EUROPE
 
Savings could be spread over years until 2062 and jobs created on other defence projects, study finds
The Guardian, March 21, 2012
 
The US Navy has intervened over the adaptation of a British aircraft carrier for a new generation of fighter jets, to assure ministers that the cost will be less than half the Ministry of Defence’s estimate.
The Telegraph (UK), March 24, 2012
 
Defence Professionals, March 29, 2012
 
 
AFRICA
 
Star Telegram (Fort Worth, TX), March 25, 2012
 
Ghana Business News, March 14, 2012
 
Defence Web (South Africa), March 19, 2012
 
Defence Web (South Africa), March 27, 2012
 
Engineering News, March 23, 2012
 
The Day (Nigeria), March 24, 2012
 
Making it one of the highest investors in the country
Daily Times (Nigeria), March 19, 2012
 
Macauhub, March 26, 2012
 
TeleGeography, March 8, 2012
 
 
ASIA/PACIFIC
 
Asia Times, March 28, 2012
 
Taipei Central News Agency, March 14, 2012
 
Japan Times / Kyodo, March 26, 2012
 
The Star (Malaysia), March 20, 2012 
 
The Business Mirror (Philippines), March 27, 2012
 
Xinhua / Marine Link, March 21, 2012
 
 
INDIA OCEAN
 
The Age (Australia), March 28, 2012
 
Asian Security, March 19, 2012
 
Provincial govt remains optimistic that the crisis can be overcome
The Express Tribune, March 20, 2012
 
Pakistan faces another nationalist uprising in Baluchistan, driven by grievances over sharing of the proceeds from its resources. Effective governance and a credible dialogue with Baluch leaders are required to stem further polarisation.
RSIS, March 19, 2012
 
Asia Times, March 19, 2012
 
The maritime boundary dispute between Bangladesh and Myanmar has been resolved peacefully by international arbitration. However this is not necessarily a precedent for other disputes in the region.
RSIS, March 20, 2012
 
 
MIDDLE EAST
 
Israel: Funding 'Stuck' for 'Exaggerated' IDF Plan To Protect Offshore Gas Works
Yedi'ot Aharonot (Leshabat Supplement), March 2, 2012
 
Reuters, March 20, 2012
 
Israel has outmanoeuvred Iran by signing a major deal to sell equipment to Azerbaijan. Jeremy Binnie looks at the implications
Jane's Defence Weekly, March 22, 2012
 
 
CHINA-UNITED STATES / AMERICAS
 
Aviation Week, March 20, 2012
 
PLA 2nd Artillery Paper Looks at 'New' US Military Strategy
Huojianbing Bao, February 4, 2012
 
Kanwa Asian Defense, December 1, 2011
 
Head of surveying bureau says maps are 'key to a country'
People's Daily, March 7, 2012
 
Greg Torode says that China's strategy to keep the US guessing about its military build-up hits problems closer to home
South China Morning Post, March 27, 2012
 
Jane's Missiles & Rockets, March 21, 2012
 
 
CHINA-INDIA
 
The last decade has been marked by the emergence of India and China as maritime powers. Will the growing naval capabilities of the two Asian giants lead to conflict or a rebalancing of power? Prokhor Tebin analyses India’s naval strategy and how New Delhi could be decisive to the security of the Asia-Pacific region.
Russia & India Report, March 21, 2012
 
 
CHINA-ASIA
 
Why China is Playing Nice (For Now)
Foreign Affairs, March 22, 2012
 
PRC Military Scholars Comment on Japanese 'China Maritime Power Theory'
Guoji Xianqu Daobao, March 6, 2012
 
China Daily / Reuters, March 29, 2012
 
PRC Military Scholar Says China Will Not Settle Regional Disputes by Force
Ta Kung Pao, March 16, 2012
 
Strategy Page, March 20, 2012
 
 
CHINA-EUROPE
 
Swedish, Chinese Aerospace Industries Cooperate on Satellite Programs
Open Source Center, March 27, 2012
 
 
CHINA-MIDDLE EAST
 
Jane's Missiles & Rockets, March 21, 2012
 
 
CHINA MILITARY AND DEFENSE
 
China: Exploring US Joint Officer Management Mechanism
China Military Science, 5th Edition, 2011
 
PRC Unit 68210 General on 'Expediting' Transformation of Command Staff
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang he Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age), October 1, 2008
 
PRC Authors on Necessity for China to Increase National Defense Expenses
Guangming Ribao, March 20, 2012
 
PRC Military Scholar Says China Will Not Settle Regional Disputes by Force
Ta Kung Pao, March 16, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Navy-Naval-Maritime
 
Why China is Playing Nice (For Now)
Foreign Affairs, March 22, 2012
 
Global Times, March 23, 2012
 
The proceedings at the recent political congresses in Beijing indicate an emerging consensus in China on the need to safeguard and expand its maritime interests. This may defeat the government’s policy goal of improving relations with neighbouring countries.
RSIS, March 28, 2012
 
UPI, March 23, 2012
 
Kanwa Asian Defense Review, December 1, 2011
 
Jane's Navy International, March 23, 2012
 
(Video) PLA Navy Expels Suspected Pirate Ships in Gulf of Aden
CCTV News, March 28, 2012
 
Summary: YZZK Cites PLA Major General Urging China To Establish National Coast Guard
Yazhou Zhoukan, March 18, 2012
 
Research on Autonomous Control and Mission Management of AUV
Taiyuan Huoli Yu Zhihui Kongzhi, September 1, 2011
 
Navy Amphibious Landing Unit Overcomes Lax Training Attitude
Renmin Haijun, November 18, 2012
 
PLA North Sea Fleet Destroyer Flotilla Transforms Combat Generation Model
Jiefangjun Bao, March 12, 2012
 
China Daily, March 22, 2012
 
Platts, March 20, 2012
 
PLA Daily, March 19, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Space - Army - Air Force- 2nd Artillery – EW – Logistics – Joint – Cyber – Reserves/Militia, etc…
 
Network Architecture of New Type Cruise Missile Data Link Systems
Lianyungang Zhihui Kongzhi Yu Fangzhen, October 1, 2008
 
PLA Academy Instructor Sees Space Force as 'Necessary' to Integrated Joint Ops
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age), October 1, 2008
 
PLA Armament Doctoral Student on Developing China's Space Security Strategy
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang he Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age) October 1, 2008
 
PLAAF Operational Informatization Increases Combat Power, Efficiency
Kongjun Bao, November 15, 2012
 
Summary: PRC High-Resolution Earth Observation System Begins Construction
Keji Ribao, March 15, 2012
 
Design Method of Pulse Repetition Frequency of Missile-Borne SARs
Hefei Leida Kexue Yu Jishu, June 1, 2010
 
Analysis of Improving Quality of Software in Air Guided Weapons
Luoyang Hangkong Bingqi, April 1, 2011
 
PLA Reported to Develop Three Types of 'Stealth Fighter Planes'
Ching Pao, March 1, 2012
 
Article on Improving Space Telemetry, Control Capabilities
Zhongguo Jungong Bao, November 8, 2011
 
Expert Interviewed on China's Cyber Security Situation, US Cyber Strategy
Jiefangjun Bao, February 2, 2012
 
PLA Senior Colonel Explores Methods to Destroy Enemy's Information System
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age), October 1, 2008
 
Military & Civilian Information Resources Sharing
Military Economic Research, (1st issue, 2012)
 
Research Into Air Defense Firepower Distribution of Ship Formations
Yangzhou Jianchuan Dianzi Duikang, October 1, 2011
 
PLA Air Force, Comms Command Academy Staff Discuss Frequency Management Problems
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age), October 1, 2008
 
PLA Engineering Academy Students Explores CEME's Influence on Joint Ops
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age), October 1, 2008
 
2nd Arty Command Academy Staff on Force Training in CEME
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang he Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age), October 1, 2008
 
The National Interest, March 26, 2012
 
PRC Writers Explore Counter-Runway, Plasma, 'Material Cluster' Weapons in Air Defense
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age), October 1, 2008
 
Shanghai Garrison General: Integrate Air-Space Defense To Counter Precision Strikes
Xinshiji Jieduan Guofang Jundui Jianshe (National Defense and Armed Forces Building in the New Century and New Age), October 1, 2008
 
Table of Contents of Military Journals - March 2012
Open Source Center, March 27, 2012
 
Swedish, Chinese Aerospace Industries Cooperate on Satellite Programs
Open Source Center, March 27, 2012
 
Feature Point Extraction of Cooperative Object for Safe UAV Landing
Luoyang Hangkong Bingq, February 1, 2010
 
Low Probability of Intercept Performance Analysis of Coded Frequency-Hopping Signal
Xiandai Leida, October 1, 2011
 
Article Views Transformation of Logistics Support for Military Power Projection
Jiefangjun Bao, February 2, 2012
 
Photos Show PLA Use of Civilian Craft in Exercise
Zhongguo Junwang, March 27, 2012
 
Table of Contents of PRC S&T 'Missiles and Space Vehicles' Oct 11
Daodan Yu Hangtian Yunzai Jishu, October 1, 2011
  
Table of Contents of PRC S&T 'Journal of the Academy of Equipment Command & Technology' Oct 11
Zhuangbei Zhihui Jishu Xueyuan Xuebao, October 1, 2011, Volume 22, Issue No. 5
 
 
CHINA: Geo-Pol-Economic
 
Greg Torode says that China's strategy to keep the US guessing about its military build-up hits problems closer to home
 South China Morning Post, March 27, 2012
 - It is fitting that you can form the word "trap" out of transparency. As the debate about the need for transparency in China's military build-up continues along its fairly predictable path, there is one interesting wrinkle that is often forgotten - that the PLA is trying to become an asymmetric power.
 
 
ETC…
 
The Fourth BRICS Summit in Delhi this week will focus on deepening financial cooperation and developing common positions on the current crises in the Middle East. However the rising non-Western powers are not out to form an anti-West bloc.
RSIS, March 26, 2012
 
 
 
 
 
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