Articles by: "Adam Cabot"
Biden must keep all nuclear options on the table

The US Navy’s new low-yield submarine-launched ballistic missile, produced rapidly by the National Nuclear Security Administration, is intended to provide a proportional response to US adversaries’ concepts of ‘coercive, limited nuclear escalation’. Proposed in the …

NASAMS and Australian forward force protection

Australia’s only ground-based air defence is the dated RBS-70 short-range Man Portable Air Defence System (MANPAD). This system is utilised by the Australian Army and relies on laser guidance to strike the target. In effect, …

Intercontinental ballistic missile defence is futile

Australians need to face reality. There’s no viable defence against ICBMs fitted with nuclear warheads. If North Korea develops this technology it will have the capability to devastate cities in South Korea, Japan, Australia, the …