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Encyclopedia > Jane's Defence Weekly

Jane's Defence Weekly (abbreviated as JDW) is a weekly magazine reporting on military and corporate affairs. It is one of a number of military-related publications named after John F.T. Jane, an Englishman who first published Jane's All the World's Fighting Ships in 1898. It is a unit of Jane's Information Group, which is now owned by the Woodbridge Company. Janes Defence Weekly logo This work is copyrighted. ... This article is about the magazine as a published medium. ... A corporation (usually known in the United Kingdom and Ireland as a company) is a legal entity (distinct from a natural person) that often has similar rights in law to those of a Civil law systems may refer to corporations as moral persons; they may also go by the name... John Fredrick Thomas Jane (1865- 1916) He published All the Worlds Fighting Ships in 1898 after beginning to sketch warships in his teens. ... Janes Fighting Ships is an annual reference book (also published online, on CD and microfiche) of information on all the worlds warships arranged by nation, including information on ships names, dimensions, armaments, silhouettes and photographs, etc. ... 1898 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


JDW's chief competition comes from the publication Aviation Week & Space Technology. However, that magazine is limited in scope to the aerospace industry. Categories: Stub | Science & technology magazines ... Aerospace engineering is the branch of engineering concerning aircraft, spacecraft and related topics. ...

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Leaked photo of the Nikolaiev  444 shipyard in the Black Sea taken in 1984

The magazine was made infamous in 1985 when a naval intelligence analyst with the U.S. Navy leaked KH-11 satellite photographs of the under-construction Soviet aircraft carrier Leonid Brezhnev (now Admiral Kuznetsov) to JDW. 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... The KH-11, also referenced by the codenames Crystal and Kennan, was a type of reconnaissance satellite launched by the American National Reconnaissance Office from December 1976 to November 1988 and used until 1995. ... For other uses, please see Satellite (disambiguation) A satellite is an object that orbits another object (known as its primary). ... Soviet Union - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... An aircraft carrier is a warship whose main role is to deploy and recover aircraft. ... The Soviet aircraft carrier Admiral Flota Svetskogo Soyuza Kuznetsov (originally named Tbilisi) was intended to be the lead ship of the Kuznetsov-class of aircraft carriers (also known as Project 1143. ...


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