Naval News brings you news coverage of the latest naval defense shows & events. We are also reporting on naval technology from all over the world.
The Naval News team:
Xavier Vavasseur – Editor-in-Chief, co-founder and president
Xavier is based in Paris, France. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). Xavier has been covering naval defense topics for nearly a decade (formerly with Navy Recognition), spending occasional time at sea aboard frigates, destroyers, amphibious vessels and an aircraft carrier. He also toured and reported on naval vessels from Europe, Asia, Middle East and North America. Connect with Xavier on Twitter or LinkedIn.
Nathan Gain – Deputy editor, co-founder and managing director
Nathan is based in Namur, Belgium. He holds an MA in modern history with a minor in international relations from the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL – Belgium). Fascinated by military history he naturally turned to the defence sector after graduating and is particularly interested in Northern European and Belgian defence issues as well as in anything related to naval aviation. Nathan also writes for the French website Forces Operations Blog – FOB. Connect with Nathan on Twitter or LinkedIn.
Regular contributors to Naval News:
H I Sutton writes about the secretive and under-reported submarines, seeking out unusual and interesting vessels and technologies involved in fighting beneath the waves. Submarines, capabilities, naval special forces underwater vehicles and the changing world of underwater warfare and seabed warfare. To do this he combines the latest Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) with the traditional art and science of defense analysis.
Yoshihiro Inaba is a Freelance Writer based in Shizuoka, Japan. He is one of the few young military writers in Japan and is currently a student studying international law (especially self-defense and use of force) at a Japanese graduate school. He is particularly familiar with Japan’s Ground, Maritime and Air Self-Defense Forces.
Peter Ong is a Freelance Writer with United States and International media credentials and lives in California. Peter has a Bachelor’s Degree in Technical Writing/Graphic Design and a Master’s Degree in Business. He writes articles for defense, maritime and emergency vehicle publications.