Articles by: "Brendan Nicholson"
Pyne flags missile defence system

The Turnbull government has ramped up its push to train the specialised workforce needed to build $95 billion worth of warships in Australia over the next three decades and hinted that Australia will have a …

ADF women are already ‘in combat’

This article is part of a series on ‘Women, Peace and Security’ that The Strategist is publishing in recognition of International Women’s Day 2017. Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, the first Special Forces officer to command the Australian …

The JSF: time for a reality check (part 2)

Perhaps apocryphal, the story goes that a senior US Air Force officer on the Joint Strike Fighter Program found himself sitting next to a Chinese general. ‘I like your aeroplane,’ the General said. That’s nice,’ …

MH370: more clues, but no more money

The team searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the vastness of the Indian Ocean off Western Australia is working with the slenderest of clues painstakingly drawn from minute fragments of evidence. (The Australian …