Having provided an outstanding overview of the Royal Navy's mission over the past three decades, veteran BBC correspondent Nick Childs has now turned to the Fleet of today and tomorrow. Britain's Future Navy is effectively a collection of penetrating essays on issues affecting strategy, long-term planning and equipment from the future carriers and F35 Joint Strike Fighters to Type 45 destroyers, manpower issues, potential operations and global partnerships. - Navy News
About the Author
Nick Childs is a World Affairs Correspondent for BBC News. He has previously been Defence & Security Correspondent and Political Correspondent for BBC World Service radio and World television and he was the BBC's inaugural Pentagon Correspondent. He has covered international news for the BBC since 1982 (including the conflicts in the Gulf and elsewhere in the Middle East, Afghanistan, Sierra Leone and the Balkans). He worked as a reporter for Jane's Defence Weekly and has written numerous articles on naval and other defence issues. His last book was The Age of Invincible (Pen & Sword, 2009).
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