Warfare in News
Posted on Wednesday 2nd May
Exercise Saharan Express, off the coast of Senegal saw military personnel from 11 nations training to deal with people-trafficking, piracy, drug-smuggling and illegal fishing.
Dauntless, the most modern ship involved in the exercise, impressed members of the other navies with her performance, dwarfing the West African nations' patrol vessels.
The World Sea Power Guide(Hardback - 288 pages)
by David Wragg
Compiled by the author of Jane's Air Forces of the World, this book is a must for naval experts and enthusiasts.
In one volume the reader will find the composition and details of all naval elements of a staggering 137 nations' armed forces including paramilitary organizations as the US Coast Guard Service.
The book starts with an introduction based on the situation today and the response of the leading… Read more...
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