Suppose we defend ourselves from an attacking aircraft, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

Rear Admiral Allan Smith once said that “When you can´t go where you want to, when you want to, you no longer have control of the sea”, on account of the impossibility of landing his amphibious force in Wonson beach during the Korean War, as the approaches were contaminated with enemy mines. But, this is … Continue reading Suppose we defend ourselves from an attacking aircraft, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

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Multimission Squadrons; a small piece of my mind, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

Sir Humphrey Appleby was an intelligent man. Very intelligent even for a fictional character. But like any person who´s been in the business for a long time, he was obsessed with change. To that end, he was quite convinced that, if you start talking about something, eventually people will start thinking about it. But what … Continue reading Multimission Squadrons; a small piece of my mind, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

Hullo, who are you?, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

I have the arguable privilege of having phone service at home. As a result, I recieve phone calls on a daily basis from different companies offering contract upgrades or offers which sometimes I simply fail to understand. But on only one occasion did such a phone call had me hit the roof with rage: Me: … Continue reading Hullo, who are you?, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

The Airborne Early Warning Hot Air Balloon, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

The Strait of Gibraltar (STROG) is located in a strategically complex emplacement. It´s one of the several hot spots which must be monitored and protected carefully and tactfully. From a commercial standpoint, it´s important to point out that over 70% of the world´s ship trade make use of this unique Strait, where the warm waters … Continue reading The Airborne Early Warning Hot Air Balloon, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

A tribute to the Searchwater MK-II, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer

In military history, new techniques, technologies and equipment have been devised on the basis of profit, political and industrial interests, and other such reasons. But from time to time, some military branch comes up with an answer to a specific problem. No budget concerns, no top brass industry executives seeking for a good slice of … Continue reading A tribute to the Searchwater MK-II, by Juan Del Pozo Berenguer