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Do Drones Have a Future in Latin America and the Caribbean?

Published Jul 14, 2024 1:27 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

  [By Wilder Alejandro Sanchez] Written by Wilder Alejandro Sanchez, The Southern Tide addresses maritime sec...

The Indispensable Ingredient for Victory: Defeating Sea Mines

Published Jul 7, 2024 3:59 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

  [By Capt. George Galdorisi] At no time since the end of World War II have so many nations fielded blue water navies t...

Transitioning Away From Carrier Strike Groups to Win Command of the Seas

Published Jun 30, 2024 7:50 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

  [By CDR Anthony LaVopa, USN] The United States Navy and its allies have enjoyed uncontested control of the world&rsqu...

Op-Ed: The Maritime Security Operation in the Red Sea Has Limits

Published May 22, 2024 5:39 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

  [By Dirk Siebels] The importance of maritime trade is often highlighted to justify naval spending and operations. Whe...

A New Threat in the Red Sea: Houthi UUVs

Published May 21, 2024 7:50 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

  [By Commander Amila Prasanga, Sri Lankan Navy] The Red Sea, a narrow waterway snaking between Africa and the Arabian...

To Safely Transit the Red Sea, Shadow a Chinese Ship

Published May 5, 2024 4:10 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Shipping

  [By Clay Robinson] It was a sunny morning with calm seas on March 6, 2024, a fine day for sailing the tranquil waters...

Op-Ed: Maritime Security Sector Needs to Focus on Fundamentals, Not Tech

Published Mar 11, 2024 9:33 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

  [By Jamie Jones and Ian Ralby] What good is the world’s most advanced “dark targeting” platform to...

Has the U.S. Ceded the Black Sea to Russia?

Published Mar 6, 2024 4:19 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

  [By Charles P. (Chuck) Ridgway, Jr.]  In 2016, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an called the Black Sea a &ld...

Want to Revitalize American Shipbuilding? Change the Shift Schedule

Published Feb 25, 2024 12:17 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Shipbuilding

[By Ryan C. Walker] Popular history and historians in public service have encouraged the public to view the production capacity...

China's Navy is Using Quantity to Build Quality

Published Feb 18, 2024 6:01 PM by CIMSEC

Posted in: Government

[By Matthew Hipple] The United States Navy holds up quality as the firebreak against the People’s Liberation Army Navy (P...

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