Naval Modernisation in South-East Asia: Nature, Causes and Consequences

Naval Modernisation in South-East Asia: Nature, Causes and Consequences


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415821445
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/15/2013
Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History Series
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey Till was formerly Dean of Academic Studies at the UK Joint Services Command and Staff College, and is currently Professor of Maritime Studies in the Defence Studies Department and Director of the Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy, King's College London, at the UK Joint Services Command and Staff College. He is author of a number of books including Seapower (Routledge, 2004, 2009, 2013), Air Power and the Royal Navy, Maritime Strategy and the Nuclear Age, and The Development of British Naval Thinking (Routledge).

Jane Chan is a Research Fellow and Coordinator of the Maritime Security Programme at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Table of Contents

Part I : INTRODUCTION: SETTING THE AGENDA 1. Introduction : Naval Modernisation in Southeast Asia: Nature, Cause and Consequence, Geoffrey Till and Jane Chan 2. Naval Acquisition Trends in Asia, Bob Nugent 3. Submarines for Southeast Asia – A Major Step?, Jack McCaffrie 4. Evaluating Motivations and Performance in ASEAN Naval Acquisition Strategy, Ron Matthews and Alma Lozano 5. Towards a Theoretical Model of Weapons Acquisition: A Two-Actor ‘Internal Factors’ Model, Adrian Kuah PART II : COMMON THEMES: COMPARATORS AND TEMPLATES 6. Comparing U.S. and Indian Naval Modernization, Richard Bitzinger 7. Naval Modernisation in China, Japan and South Korea. Contracts and Comparisons, Ian Storey PART III: SOUTHEAST ASIA CASE STUDIES 8. Vietnam: A Case Study in Naval Modernisation, Nguyen Hung Son 9. The modernisation of the Royal Malaysian Navy: challenges, trends and implications, Nizam Basiron and Lim Chee Kia 10. Philippine Naval Modernisation: Nature, Causes and Consequences, Rommel Banlaoi 11. Rebalancing Indonesia’s Naval Force: Trends, Nature, and Drivers, Evan A. Laksmana 12. The Royal Thai Navy At The Beginning of The Second Decade Of The 21st Century, Wilfried A. Herrmann 13. Seeking Balance: Force Projection, Confidence-Building & the Republic of Singapore Navy, Koh Swee Lean Collin PART IV: CONSEQUENCES: NAVAL MODERNISATION AND SOUTHEAST ASIAN SECURITY 14. Regional Navies and Coast Guards: Striking a Balance between "Lawships" and Warships, Sam Bateman 15. Naval Modernisation in East Asia: Four Puzzles, Sukjoon Yoon 16. Naval Modernisation in Southeast Asia: Modernisation versus Arms Races, Bernard Loo 17. Some Tentative Conclusions, Geoffrey Till and Jane Chan

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