Anti-submarine warfare’s decline: preventable and/or curable?

Effective and sustainable anti-submarine warfare is an enduring problem absolutely unconstrained to the NATO hemisphere. Operational and tactical initiative rests with the submarine for as long as surface fleets choose to ignore this core, and enabling, warfare discipline. Paper innovation, poor resourcing, and rationalising away Red Team victories will see a Navy come unstuck in
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Cyber Security – More Than A Mandatory Password Change

The linked article is a great piece discovered on LinkedIn; effectively it’s ‘Cyber 101’, with a decent ‘so what’ aspect. Our experience is this: unless you’re working within a specific cyber domain, “industry” and “navies” have a poor understanding of both cyberspace and cybersecurity. It’s not the evolution of Electronic Warfare, and it’s more than
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Industry investment in Anti-Submarine Warfare

The linked ‘The Economist’ article is a brief Euro-centric overview of some of the (public-domain) projects to narrow the ASW *ability*-gap. The key takeaway is this: you need to be close to a submarine to have a chance at its detection. Physics always wins. However, improved technology is no replacement for the intelligent application of anti-submarine
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