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Weekly Maritime News Survey, 18 May 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
 
May 18, 2012
 
* Titles without links are proprietary and/or copyrighted and may be available to U.S. government entities upon request
 
 
INTERESTING
 
AOL Defense, May 17, 2012
 
Without ground forces, the U.S. cannot counter Chinese aggression
Armed Forces Journal, April 2012
 
DoD Buzz, May 17, 2012
 
What Should Be Used for Defending the Territorial Waters?
Exclusive Interview of Air Force Major General and Renowned Military Theorist Qiao Liang
Guangzhou Nanfeng Chuang, May 7, 2012
 
Innovation in the global arms industry seems to have slowed considerably, especially when measured against the promise of the “revolution in military affairs”. This could open the door to “fast followers” such as China to catch up to the state-of-the-art in arms production.
RSIS, May 8, 2012
 
Asia Times, May 7, 2012
 
 
U.S. - AMERICAS
 
Without ground forces, the U.S. cannot counter Chinese aggression
Armed Forces Journal, April 2012
 
DoD Buzz, May 17, 2012
 
Bloomberg Business, May 10, 2012
 
American Forces Press Service, May 9, 2012
 
Jane's Defence Weekly, May 8, 2012
 
Office of Naval Research, May 14, 2012
 
Energy Harvesting journal, May 18, 2012
 
Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, April 19, 2012
 
Parameters, Winter 2011-2012
 
Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, April 17, 2012
 
Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, April 27, 2012
 
Signal (AFCEA), May 15, 2012
- Finding balance, encouraging critical thinking and advancing cyber education are part of the panel recommendations from a group of service representatives addressing training and education in a constrained budget environment.
 
Wall Street Journal, May 17, 2012
 
Market Watch, May 11, 2012
 
Internal documents reveal the Canadian army lacks the gear it needs to carry out its summer Arctic operations
Barents Observer, May 11, 2012
 
UPI, May 17, 2012
 
 
PIRACY
 
Office of Naval Research, May 14, 2012
 
The National (UAE), May 13, 2012
 
A European naval task force fighting piracy off the coast of Somalia has staged its first onshore air attack against pirate facilities
BusinessDay (South Africa), May 15, 2012
 
Lessons from Plutarch to Planet Money, including the First Rule of kidnapping insurance: Don't tell anybody about your kidnapping insurance
The Atlantic, May 8, 2012
 
Mehr News Agency (Iran), May 8, 2012
 
 
ENERGY
 
Journal of Energy Security, April 2012
 
Eurasia Review, May 5, 2012
 
 
CLIMATE CHANGE - ENVIRONMENT - ARCTIC - ANTARCTIC
 
Prensa Latina, May 15, 2012
 
Energy-hungry emerging economy eyes resources reserves, shipping lanes, permanent status at Arctic Council
Korea Herald, May 15, 2012
 
China's Quest for Arctic Access & Resources
Journal of Energy Security, April, 2012
 
Newly re-installed President Putin orders Russian Navy expansion in the Far East & Arctic zones
MarineLink, May 8, 2012
 
 
SHIPBUILDING/SHIPPING/SCRAPPING
 
Motorship, May 1, 2012
 
BunkerWorld, April 17, 2012
 
MarineLink, May 17, 2012
 
 
RUSSIA
 
Interfax-AVN (Russia), May 17, 2012
 
Defense News, May 4, 2012
 
Interfax, May 14, 2012
 
Defense Procurement Promises for 2020 Seen Impracticable
Ogonek, May 14, 2012
 
Interfax, May 11, 2012
 
Interfax-AVN, April 27, 2012
 
Newly re-installed President Putin orders Russian Navy expansion in the Far East & Arctic zones
MarineLink, May 8, 2012
 
Interfax-AVN, May 17, 2012
 
Russia Offered Transfer of Technology (to Indonesia) After Losing Submarine Tender to South Korea – Kemhan Republika (Jakaerta), May 6, 2012
 
 
INDIA
 
Russia & India Report, April 19, 2012
 
IBN Live (India), May 7, 2012
 
Indian Express, May 4, 2012
 
Will strengthen maritime surveillance and reconnaissance off Tamil Nadu, Andhra coast
The Hindu, April 8, 2012
 
 
EUROPE
 
Four frigates scrapped in defence review leave navy unable to commit full-time to David Cameron's foreign policy priority
The Guardian, May 8, 2012
 
500-million-Euro Submarine Stopped To Save Fuel
Publico Online in Portuguese 14 May 12
 
LaTribune.fr, May 11, 2012 
 
 
AFRICA
 
News 24 (South Africa), May 17, 2012
 
NATO Combined Fusion Centre, May 2012
 
After four days criss-crossing naval formations in five southern states, members of the Senate Committee on the Navy got a first-hand feel on the state of the Nigerian Navy. Kunle Akogun, who was on the tour, reports
This Day (Nigeria), May 6, 2012
 
Vanguard (Lagos), May 14, 2012
 
Militant attacks against the security forces and oil industry in Nigeria's troubled Niger Delta have decreased, but thefts of oil from pipelines remain a severe problem. IHS Jane's examines the impact of this phenomenon on the region.
Jane's Intelligence Review, May 16, 2012
 
 
SOUTH CHINA SEA
 
CNTV, May 17, 2012
 
Asahi (Japan), May 17, 2012
 
Kyodo, May 17, 2012
 
Asia Times, May 18, 2012
 
RSIS, May 17, 2012
 
China Post (Taiwan), May 9, 2012
 
Asia Times, May 15, 2012
 
CNBC / Reuters, May 15, 2012
 
In its naval clash with Beijing, Manila seems to be taking its cues from a third-century Roman dictator
Foregin Policy, may 15, 2012
 
 
ASIA/PACIFIC
 
Focus Taiwan News Channel, may 17, 2012
 
Asian Military Review, April 1, 2012
 
Internet portal with instant translation helps improve communication
The Straits Times, May 12, 2012
 
Asia Times, May 11, 2012
 
Antara News (Jakarta), May 16, 2012
 
The American Interest, May/June 2012
 
 
INDIA OCEAN
 
Islamabad has sought an answer to Indian submarine from China
Sunday Guardian (India), April 29, 2012
 
 
MIDDLE EAST
 
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, January 2012
 
FARS News Agency, May 13, 2012
 
In largest exercise in past decade, naval forces train for a number of routine and operational scenarios, in conjunction with the Air Force
Israel Defense Forces, May 13, 2012
 
 
CHINA-UNITED STATES / AMERICAS
 
Asia Times, May 7, 2012
 
Jane's Defence Weekly, May 8, 2012
 
 
CHINA-RUSSIA
 
Jane's Intelligence Review, May 15, 2012
 
JFJB Details Joint Replenishment of PLA, Russian Navies During Joint Exercise
Jiefangjun Bao, April 26, 2012
 
 
CHINA-ASIA
 
China has offered to build a maritime surveillance system worth CNY1 billion (USD158 million) in Indonesia
Jane's Intelligence Weekly, May 15, 2012 
 
Jane's Intelligence Weekly, May 15, 2012
 
 
CHINA MILITARY AND DEFENSE
 
China Brief, May 11, 2012
 
PRC Party School Weekly Cites Defense White Paper in Judging Security Environment
Xuexi Shibao, April 25, 2011
 
PLA Looks At Combat Power Generation Model's Transformation Through Information
Chengdu Zhanqi Bao, December 14, 2011
 
Study On Combat Power Generation Model Transformation
China Military Science, Issue 1, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Navy-Naval-Maritime
 
What Should Be Used for Defending the Territorial Waters?
Exclusive Interview of Air Force Major General and Renowned Military Theorist Qiao Liang
Guangzhou Nanfeng Chuang, May 7, 2012
 
RSIS, May 17, 2012
 
Integrated Air and Missile Defense Operation of Surface Ship
Hangtian Dianzi Duikang, October 1, 2011
 
PLA Submarine Academy Establishes Maritime Law Education Program
Keji Ribao, November 22, 2011
 
News Video - PLA Navy Aviation Units Routinize Aerial Refueling Training
Military Report (Jun Shi Bao Dao), CCTV-7, March 30, 2012
 
News Video - PLA Navy SSF Aviation Unit Holds Challenging Day-Into-Night Flight Training
Military Report (Jun Shi Bao Dao), CCTV-7, March 18, 2012
 
News Video - PLA Navy Fast Attack Flotilla Engages in Live-Fire, Small Arms Training
Military Report (Jun Shi Bao Dao), CCTV-7, March 20, 2012
 
News Video - Special Feature Report on PLA Navy 11th Ship Formation's Helicopter Tasks
CCTV-7 "Military Report" (Jun Shi Bao Dao), April 15, 2012
 
China's East Sea Fleet Destroyer Flotilla Educates NCOs To Improve Combat Power
Renmin Haijun, November 21, 2011
 
China's South Sea Fleet Destroyer Flotilla Strengthens Building of NCO Corps
Renmin Haijun, November 15, 2011
 
China Daily, May 10, 2012
 
Article Reviews PLA Navy's Equipment Construction in Five Years
Renmin Haijun, November 24, 2011
 
Maritime World News, May 15, 2012
 
Coherent Technique of Frequency-Agile Radar for Anti-Ship Missiles
Yuhang Xuebao, August 1, 2011
 
China Daily, May 17, 2012
 
Photos Show Jinan MR Seaborne Pipeline Refueling Support
Jinan Qianwei Bao, September 6, 2011
 
Asia Times, May 15, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Space - Army - Air Force- 2nd Artillery – EW – Logistics – Joint – Cyber – Reserves/Militia, etc…
 
Army General on Boosting 'System of Systems' Operations Capabilities
Jiefangjun Bao, May 10, 2012
 
Xinhua, May 16, 2012
 
Study on Exo-Atmosphere Multi-Kinetic Vehicle Impact Strategy
Daodan yu Hangtian Yunzai Jishu, October 1, 2011
 
Development Status, Application of Stealthy Satellite
Nanjing Hangtian Dianzi Duikang, August 1, 2011
 
News Video - PLAAF Utilizes Simulators for Tri-Service Flight Training
Military Report (Jun Shi Bao Dao), CCTV-7, March 25, 2012
 
News Video - PLAAF Air Brigade Pilot Lands Aircraft Safely After Engine Malfunction
Military Report (Jun Shi Bao Dao), CCTV-7, March 23, 2012
 
News Video - PLAAF Bombers Deployed To Blast Yellow River Ice Runs in Inner Mongolia
Military Report (Jun Shi Bao Dao), CCTV-7, March 20, 2012
 
Kanwa Asian Defense Review (Toronto), February 1, 2012
 
NASA, May 10, 2012
 
Research of Real-Time, Dynamic, Online Route Planning for UAVs
Hangtian Dianzi Duikang, August 1, 2010
 
CASIC's 4th Institute Founds New High Energy Laser Equipment R&D Center
Zhongguo Hangtian Bao, April 10, 2012
 
 
CHINA: Geo-Pol-Economic
 
GoKunming (China), May 14, 2012
 
Eurasia Review, May 5, 2012
 
Asia Policy (NBR), January 2012
 
 
ETC…
 
Intelligence and National Security, April 2012
 
Armed Forces & Society, April 2012
 
ASD Reports, May 2012
 
ASD Reports, April 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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