How Navies are transforming to mitigate the A2AD threat

The proliferation of A2AD threats from state and non-state actors enabled by advances in anti-ship technology have prompted NATO navies and their allies and partners to take action, leading to doctrinal and force structure changes.

This latest Defence iQ article ‘How Navies are transforming to mitigate the A2AD threat’ outlines the current developments and changes in doctrine for the U.S. Marine Corps, the UK’s Royal Navy and the Australian Navy to meet and eliminate the A2AD threat.

In downloading this article, you will gain insight into:

· The U.S. Marine Corps Commandant General Berger’s vision for his service to win against the A2AD threat

· The UK’s shift towards a reduced reliance on expensive, high-visibility assets

· The Australian Navy’s investment of 18% of its defence budget to 2025-2026 to land and amphibious warfare capabilities

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The U.S. has shifted its focus. The 38th Commandant’s Intent document, written by 38th U.S. Marine Corps’ Commandant General David H. Berger and released this summer, highlights the need to redesign the Corps and to “learn how to rapidly transition from a persistent naval forward presence posture to execution of sea denial and sea control missions.” This would allow the Corps to…

Meeting the A2AD threat is a central theme of this year’s Future Amphibious Forces, which will see sessions from the Royal Marines, the U.S. Marine Corps and the Royal Navy among others covering it. You can download the full agenda of the conference by clicking here.

Early confirmed speakers include:

· Vice Admiral José Augusto Vieira da Cunha de Menezes, Commander in Chief Naval Squadrons, Brazilian Navy

· Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas, Chief of Naval Staff, Nigerian Navy

· Vice Admiral Paulo Martino Zuccaro, Commander, Fleet Marine Force, Brazilian Marine Corps

· Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander, Sri Lankan Navy

· Vice Admiral James Guido Thornberry Schiantarelli, Commander General of Pacific Operations, Peruvian Navy

· Major General Matthew Holmes, Commandant General, Royal Marines

· Rear Admiral Jens Nykvist, Commander, Swedish Royal Navy

· Major General Antonio Planells Palau, Commandant, Spanish Marine Corps

· Major General Daniel D. Yoo, Commander, Marine Forces Special Operations Command, US Marine Corps

· Major General Mark R. Wise, Deputy Commanding General, MCCDC, US Marine Corps

· Major General Jim Morris, Director, Joint Warfare, UK Joint Forces Command

· Colonel Mark Totten, Programme Director, Future Commando Force, Royal Marines

· Colonel Dan Cheesman, Chief Technology Officer, Royal Navy

· Colonel Rob De Wit, Head of Bureau, Strategy and Advice, Royal Netherlands Navy

For a full list of speakers and topics, download the agenda here.

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