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MSD The Coffee Klatsch: Security is Beyond Seeing

Interview by Curtis Hand While the coffee is brewing in a machine for someone's cup somewhere, Maritime Security & Defence (MSD) magazine had a rare...

RNLN Adm Rob Bauer Begins NATO Military Committee Chairmanship

edited by Curtis Hand Adm Rob Bauer (photo, right) of the Royal Netherlands Navy took over as Chair of the NATO Military Committee. Elected in...

USCG Cutter Tahoma Returns from 79-Day Counter-Narcotics Patrol

edited by Curtis Hand from press statement. All images: USCG. The crew of the US Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Tahoma (WMEC 908) returned to Kittery...

USCG Leadership Praised and Promoted

by Curtis Hand, from press release and internal resources Less than 12 hours after MSD Online reported the US Coast Guard (USCG) Pacific Area Command...

US Coast Guard Pacific Area Held Change of Command Ceremony

by Curtis Hand with content from Press Release The US Coast Guard Pacific Area Command (USGC-PAC) hosted a change of command ceremony Wednesday, 16 June,...

MSD Coffee Klatch with Glaucus. The FRSN: Keeping the Mission Active

Interview by Curtis Hand While the coffee is brewing in a machine for someone's cup somewhere, Maritime Security & Defence (MSD) magazine had a primo...

PIRATES DEVELOP BUSINESS À LA NIGERIA

by Michael Meyer Serious kidnapping cases are increasing in the Gulf of Guinea. Battle-hardened pirates are becoming more professional. Politicians and regulators are lagging behind...

MSD TECHNOLOGY PROFILE:  VIDAR FOR COUNTER PIRACY

by Curtis Hand CHALLENGE: Piracy continues to threaten seafarers in strategic waters and EEZs worldwide. Vigilance, preparation, early detection and rapid response remain the best means...

ADRIATIC SECURITY FROM THE CROATIAN PERSPECTIVE

by Igor Tabak (All photos accredited to contributor) The Adriatic, as an enclosed part of the Mediterranean, has a long tradition of maritime commerce, shipbuilding...

EDITORIAL – Britain’s Integrated Review: Setting a Course for Change

by Conrad Waters, Co-Editor in-Chief, Maritime Security & Defence March 2021 saw the conclusion of a long-awaited review of the United Kingdom’s future security and...