Fixing the Fig: Contemplation on the Future of the Guided Missile Frigate

INTRODUCTION This series of articles will attempt to provide a set of basic requirements for a vessel to improve certain deficiencies in the US Navy’s current vessel procurement program. Those deficiencies are in the areas of convoy escort and littoral combat capabilities. (Barber, 2014) This paper will include a threat assessment, an analysis of what … Continue reading Fixing the Fig: Contemplation on the Future of the Guided Missile Frigate

This is Air Control to Lloyd George: Air Control and the Disposition of the British Empire in the immediate post-WWI era, 1919-29

In the immediate aftermath of World War One Great Britain was in dire straits. The actions of the Lloyd George government, British labour movements, the international currency markets, and British industrialists had resulted in a confluence of events which would hamper the British Economy for the rest of the decade. The most significant of these … Continue reading This is Air Control to Lloyd George: Air Control and the Disposition of the British Empire in the immediate post-WWI era, 1919-29