SLD Special Reports

The ADF and the Way Ahead for an Australian Deterrent Strategy

09/24/2018In this report, the major presentations and discussions at the Williams Foundation seminar on the imperative for an independent strike deterrent held on August 23, 2018 in Canberra, Australia are highlighted along with interviews conducted before, during and after the seminar as well. The focus is upon shaping an effective deterrent strategy as the ADF… Download PDF Now »
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Nigerian JF-17 Acquisition

11/15/2018by defenceWeb Pakistan has provided an $184 million government guarantee to cover production of JF-17 Thunder fighter jets for the Nigerian Air Force as the Nigerian government continues to fund… Read more »

China, South Africa and Military Logistics

11/15/2018By Kabelo Tsogang A delegation from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Central Military Commission Logistics Support division, steered by its Deputy Chief of Administrative Office, Senior Colonel Huang Dongping, have… Read more »

Germany and Its Strategic Future: A Perspective from the German Ministry of Defence on Evolving Scenarios

11/04/2018By J. Paul de B. Taillon Will the international world order erode? Will value systems drift apart? Will globalization be stopped in its tracks? Just 10 years ago, in 2008, the… Read more »

The French Consider a New Aircraft Carrier: Opening the Aperture on Innovation

11/03/2018Adding a new seabase to the mix for the defense of Europe and its interests is what the current Macron government is considering. With the opening of a study phase… Read more »

Danish Military Veterans: Thanking Them for Their Service and Meeting Their Needs

11/01/2018We had a chance to attend an evening event at the Danish Embassy earlier this year where Danish military veterans were honored. While at that event, we had a chance… Read more »

Australia’s Air Task Group in the Middle East: A Look Back at the KC-30A and Its Role

10/31/2018The Australian Defence Force continues to contribute to the coalition fight against Daesh with the rotation of the E-7A Wedgetail in to the Middle East.  The Airborne Early Warning and… Read more »
In Briefs


11/15/2018By India Strategic Visakhapatnam, November 10, 2018 There are only a few militaries that can boast of continuity and cooperation in the field of maritime combat drills like the navies… Read more »

MQ-9 in Flight

11/14/2018An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft from the 163d Attack Wing performs a touch and go April 5, 2017, at March Air Reserve Base, California. CA, UNITED STATES 04.05.2017 Video… Read more »

ADF support to Vietnamese Deployable Medical Facility 

11/09/2018Australia supported Vietnam’s first deployment of a Role 2 field hospital to a United Nations peacekeeping mission through providing two airlifts by Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft in… Read more »

Marine Air-Ground Task Force Demo (2)

11/07/2018Marines with 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force demonstrate the capabilities of a Marine Air-Ground Task Force during the 2018 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show… Read more »

MATSG-21: Maj. Eavers, T6B Instructor interview

11/05/2018An interview-lead documentary showcasing the training of Marines at Marine Aviation Training Support Group 21.  This is an interview with Maj. Eavers, T6B instructor. 09.27.2018 Video by Sgt. Manuel Serrano  Marine… Read more »