Soundings Papers

Soundings papers are a new Sea Power Centre - Australia publication introduced in 2012. The Soundings series is designed to raise awareness of naval and maritime issues, both contemporary and historical, but in more ‘depth’ than Semaphores. They cover works from 4000 to 10,000 words in length. The series is only available in electronic format.

No. Title Author/Editor Year Download Download
16 The Indo-Pacific Endeavour: Reflections and Proposals for Australia’s Premier Naval Diplomacy Activity Adam Lockyer, Justin Burke, Yves-Heng Lim, Fred Smith 2020 pdf (361.72 KB)
15 Problems and prospects of maritime security cooperation in the Indian Ocean Region: a case study of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) CMDR Ranendra Singh Sawan 2020 pdf (960.27 KB)
14 Vietnam’s Maritime Security Challenges and Regional Defence and Security Cooperation CMDR Anh Duc Ton 2018 pdf (1.03 MB)
13 The Evolving Pakistan-China Maritime Economic Relationship in the Indian Ocean Anwar Saeed 2016 pdf (358.32 KB)
12 Australian Rendezvous: Maritime Strategy and National Destiny in the 21st Century Michael Evans 2016 pdf (334.07 KB)
11 Legal and Practical Challenges Associated with the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in the Maritime Environment Scott Moloney 2016 pdf (372.23 KB)
10 Some Capability and Operating Implications Arising from Australia's Antarctic and Southern Ocean Interests Paddy Hodgman 2016 pdf (422.9 KB)
9 Dominion, Trade and the Maritime Silk Road: A Review of Issues Geoffrey Till 2016 pdf (333.41 KB)
8 Examining Maritime Insecurity in Eastern Africa Raymond Gilpin 2016 pdf (440.83 KB)
7 Petroleum trade security in the Indo-Pacific region: an assessment of Australia's crude oil and refined product import security and supply resilience Rupert Herbert-Burns 2015 pdf (1.1 MB)
6 Philippines Naval Reserve support to Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Ariel Halasan 2015 pdf (488.58 KB)
5 Pathway to Indonesia's maritime future: the role of maritime policy, doctrine and strategy Salim 2015 pdf (2.02 MB)
4 Indonesia as a growing maritime power: possible implications for Australia Geoffrey Till 2015 pdf (327.2 KB)
3 Reflections on the Royal Australian Navy and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982 Stuart Mayer, Ian Knox, Ivan Shearer 2014 pdf (323.37 KB)
2 China's growing Indian Ocean maritime interests: sowing the seeds of conflict? Jaimie Hatcher 2013 pdf (996.8 KB)
1 What is a Maritime Strategy? John B Hattendorf 2013 pdf (331.83 KB) epub (411.86 KB)