Now moving into its second decade, Seaforth World Naval Review 2023 provides an affordable yet authoritative summary of global naval developments over the past twelve months. Regional surveys of fleet evolution and procurement by editor Conrad Waters are supplemented by in-depth articles from a range of subject experts focusing on significant new warships, technological advances, and specific navies. Features in this edition include in-depth coverage of the Vietnam People's Navy, the design evolution of the Nimitz class aircraft carriers, and the Aotearoa, the Royal New Zealand's unique logistic support ship. Technological subjects include as assessment of recent developments in hypersonic weapons by Norman Friedman, David Hobbs' usual review of naval aviation and an evaluation of the Royal Navy's CSG-21 deployment, as well as an examination of the Royal Navy's technological transformation program. Now firmly established as providing the only annual naval overview of its type, Seaforth World Naval Review is essential reading for anyone-- whether enthusiast or professional--interested in contemporary maritime affairs.
About the Author
Conrad Waters, a barrister by training and a banker by profession, has had a lifelong interest in modern navies, about which he has written extensively. He edited the recent Navies in the 21st Century and has been the editor of the Seaforth World Naval Review since its founding in 2009.
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