“New Wars”: 4th Generation Warfare from a naval point-of-view

I just discovered a very interesting blog called “New Wars”.  Now, whilst I don’t agree with some of the author’s fundamental thinking – seems to be too much of the Rumsfeld-Wolfowitz “more hi-tech, less boots” approach to me – nonetheless, he has some interesting posts.

Like most, he’s been closely following the Maersk Alabama drama off the Horn of Africa and this post from a few days ago particularly caught my eye: “Remaking the Gator Navy“.  However, after you’ve read that piece – go look up info about the Swedish “Combat Boat 90H” and ask yourself if that would not do the job better… 

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