Key internet links on Defence

Research Organisations and Academic Institutions


AUS-CSCAP Newsletter - Council for Security Cooperation in the Asia and Pacific, Australian National University

Australian Defence Force Academy - ADFA

Defence Studies Forum - Australian Defence Force Academy

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre - Australian National University


The Centre for Military and Strategic Studies - University of Calgary

War, Peace, Security - Information Resource Centre, Canadian Forces College, Toronto

Project Ploughshares - Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, Waterloo, Ontario. Project Plowshares promotes the concept of "common security"


Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis - India

Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, New Dehli - Specialises in alternate policy studies

New Zealand

Centre for Strategic Studies New Zealand


Stockholm International Peace Research Institute


Center for Security Studies and Conflict Research - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich

International Relations & Security Network Center for Security Studies & Conflict Research, ETH Zurich, Switzerland


Taiwan Security Research

United Kingdom

Centre for Defence and International Studies - Lancaster University, UK

IISS - International Institute for Strategic Studies

RUSI - Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies

United States

Air University Library - Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama

Cato Institute Defense Studies

Center for Defense Information

Center for NonProliferation Studies - Monterey Institute of International Studies

Diplomatic Security - 2007 Year in Review, United States Department

Federation of American Scientists

Henry L. Stimson Center

Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace

Marshall Center - George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

The National Bureau of Asian Research

National Defense University - Virginia

The Nautilus Institute - Nautilus Institute's mission is to solve interrelated critical global problems by improving the processes and outcomes of global governance

Stanford Center for International Security and Arms Control

Stratfor - full access requires subscription

Military History and Archival Material

The American Civil War Homepage

Australian War Memorial

Cold War International History Project - Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Documents in Military History - Hillsdale College, Michigan

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives - King's College London

The National Security Archive - The George Washington University

War, Peace and Security - Information Resources Centre, Canadian Forces College

Yahoo - Military History

Defence News

Defence Systems Daily - The Internet Defence & Aerospace News Daily

The Gertz File - by Bill Gertz of the Washington Times - requires subscription - requires subscription .

Online Media Room - new media releases, alerts/transcripts, Department of Defence, Australia


SCAMPI - Staff College Automated Periodicals Index

Air University - Muir S. Fairchild Research Information Center. It is the premier library in the Department of Defense (DOD). It houses well-balanced collections especially strong in the fields of war fighting, aeronautics, Air Force and DOD operations, military sciences, international relations, education, leadership, and management.

Lancaster Index - an online bibliographic database to defence and security literature

Other Resources

Thales Australia - a premier provider of systems, products and services in the defence, security and civil markets in Australia and throughout the world.

Australia Defence Association