The South African Naval Shipbuilding Industry: An Overview

South Africa’s shipbuilding industry produces hundreds of vessels every year, with more than 90% being exported, and this includes naval vessels, from rigid-hulled inflatables to large patrol boats.

Reimagining Energy for Modern Combat Platforms

In this article by the recently deceased SLD contributer Danny Lam, It is time for a fundamental rethink of energy systems across all combat systems architectures.

The present architectures may be as outdated as infantry equipped with bolt action rifles in 1914.

A Russian View on the Future Defense Industrial Relationship with India

India Strategic highlights a key Russian view of the future of the Indian-Russian defense industrial relationship.

Shaping a Way Ahead for Rapid Evolution of Air Combat Power and Its Impact On the Joint Command Authority

We revisit the proposition of Secretary Wynne to shape an innovative modernization strategy for the "next generation" air combat vehicle.

"If everyone is thinking alike, someone isn’t thinking."

—General George Patton Jr.

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