Michael Fabey

Naval Editor, Aviation Week Intelligence Network

Posts by Michael Fabey

in Ares Aug 31, 2015

NavWeek: Harbor Sights

The amount of ink and angst being heaped on China’s maritime rise might make one think this is the first time the Asian Giant ever took to the sea....More
in Ares Jul 19, 2015

NavWeek: Beach Bash

Though a biennial naval drill between the U.S. and Australian going back about a decade, this year’s exercise is the first since the first major....More
in Ares Jun 19, 2015

NavWeek: Maritime Mavericks

After more than three decades Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden finally has what he’s always wanted – a Top Gun school for surface warfare officers....More
in Ares Jun 02, 2015

Navweek: Pac Man 

The American people could not ask for a better U.S. host during these most contentious of times in the Asia-Pacific than Adm. Harry Harris....More
in Ares May 11, 2015

NavWeek: China Coastal Catch

China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its....More
in Ares Apr 27, 2015

NavWeek: Ready, Willing and Abe

Asia-Pacific watchers agree – there’s a lot riding on this week’s U.S. visit by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....More
in Ares Apr 13, 2015

NavWeek: Ballistic Bombast

China may be able to take out an American aircraft carrier with its feared DF-21 antiship ballistic missile (ASBM) without even taking a shot....More
in Ares Apr 03, 2015

NavWeek: Chinese Fireworks

As the U.S. takes sharper aim at the Asia-Pacific, China has American military vulnerabilities more squarely in its sights, according to regional....More
in Ares Mar 24, 2015

NavWeek: Semper Why

As the U.S. Marine Corps continues to tack back to its expeditionary core and the U.S. remains on course for its Asia-Pacific rebalance, the question....More
in Ares Feb 27, 2015

NavWeek: Running With the Pac

The general feeling among many of China’s naval neighbors and in U.S. military circles is that China has been turning into a bit of a bully in (re)....More
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Oct 8, 2015

The Case Of The Missing F-117 Parts (2001) 16

How AW&ST found out what had happened to the remains of a shot-down F-117....More
Sep 18, 2015

The U.S.-Russian Moon Landing That Never Happened (1963) 7

U.S. President John F. Kennedy is well known for the 1961 speech to Congress in which he made the Apollo program a national goal. Less remembered is his controversial offer two years later to cooperate with the Soviet Union on a manned lunar landing....More
Sep 10, 2015

Airbus A380 Is Your Hotel In The Sky (2001) 5

In a September 2001 advertisement, Airbus promised to bring glamour back to passenger travel with its new A380, comparing the double-decker airliner to a hotel....More
Sep 9, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's Record Behind the DC-6 Record (1947) 2

Pratt & Whitney takes to the cover of AVIATION to credit its Double Wasp engines for the DC-6's record transatlantic flight....More
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