John Mccaffrie

Adjunct Lecturer

Jack McCaffrie is a member of the Naval Studies Group at the Australian Defence Force Academy campus of UNSW and an Honorary Principal Fellow at the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security at Wollongong University. He is co-author (with James Goldrick) of Navies of Southeast Asia – A Comparative Study and was principal author of Australian Maritime Operations, 2nd ed., one of the Navy’s two capstone doctrine publications. His most recent publication is Wings of Gold a co-authored work recounting the experiences of the RAN Midshipmen selected to undergo their flying training with the USN in the late 1960s. Current work includes a history of the Pacific Patrol Boat Program, with Chris Rahman, a contribution to a book on the RAN Chiefs of Naval Staff and a book examining the influences on RAN force development from 1955-1982.

PUBLICATIONS

Books
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Mccaffrie J; Swinden G, 2017, Australian Maritime Operations: Australian Maritime Doctrine 2, Sea Power Centre-Australia
2017
Goldrick J; McCaffrie J, 2012, Navies of South-East Asia, Routledge
2012
Book Chapters
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Mccaffrie J, 2020, 'VICE ADMIRAL SIR HENRY BURRELL, CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF JANUARY 1959 – FEBRUARY 1962: COMETH THE HOUR…', in Goldrick J (ed.), AUSTRALIAN NAVAL LEADERS
2020
Mccaffrie J, 2017, 'The Pacific Patrol Boat Program: Train, Advise and Assist in the South Pacific', in Frame T (ed.), The Long Road: Australia's Train, Advise and Assist Mission, NewSouth Publishing, Kensington NSW
2017
Mccaffrie J, 2016, 'The Republic of Korea Navy - on the path to greatness?', in Waters C (ed.), World Navies of the 21st Century, Seaforth, UK
2016
Mccaffrie J, 2016, 'First Flights: Aviation in the RAN 1914-1918', in Forbes A (ed.), The War at Sea 1914-1918, Sea Power Centre-Australia, Canberra
2016
Mccaffrie J, 2015, 'The Navy in 1965: force structure, manpower and overseas deployments', in Frame T (ed.), The Australian navy in Vietnam: lessons and legacies from 1965, Barton Books, Canberra
2015
Mccaffrie J, 2014, 'Submarines in Southeast Asia - A Major Step?', in Till G; Chan J (ed.), Naval Modernisation in South-East Asia: nature, course and consequences, Routledge, UK
2014
Mccaffrie J; Rahman C, 2014, 'The U.S. Strategic Relationship with Australia', in Lord C; Erickson A (ed.), Rebalancing the Force Basing and Forward Presence in the Asia-Pacific, Naval Institute Press
2014
Mccaffrie J, 2007, 'Korea: the first challenge for Australian naval aviation', in Stevens D; Reeve J (ed.), Sea Power Ashoer and Afloat
2007
Mccaffrie J, 2003, 'Australia's Maritime Strategy and Air Power', in Brent K (ed.), 100 Years of Aviation: The Australian Military Experience
2003
Mccaffrie J, 1998, 'The RAN and Australia's maritime security: Options for the future', in Stevens D (ed.), Maritime Power in the 20th Century
1998
Mccaffrie J; Bateman S, 1995, 'Maritime Confidence and Security Building Measures in Asia-Pacific: Challenges, Prospects and Policy Challenges', in Marine Policy, Maritime Security and Ocean Diplomacy in the Asia-Pacific, Institute of East and West Studies Yonsei University
1995
Mccaffrie J, 1994, 'Potential Threats to Australian Maritime Security', in Bateman S; Sherwood D (ed.), Oceans Management Policy: The Strategic Dimension, University of Wollongong
1994
Mccaffrie J, 1994, 'The Indian Ocean Towards the Twenty First Century - The Place of the RAN', in Cox G (ed.), Issues in Maritime Strategy
1994
Mccaffrie J, 1994, 'Australia's Maritime Interests and Policy', in Indian Ocean Security and Stability in the Post-Cold War Era, Pakistan Navy, Islamabad
1994
Mccaffrie J, 1994, 'Regional Cooperation: An RAN Perspective', in Waters G; Lax M (ed.), Regional Air Power Workshop Darwin, RAAF Air Power Studies Centre
1994
Edited Books
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Mccaffrie J, (ed.), 2008, A Historical Appreciation of Naval Aviation, Sea Power Centre-Australia
2008
Mccaffrie J, (ed.), 2006, Positioning Navies for the Future, Halstead Press
2006
Mccaffrie J; Hinge A, (ed.), 1998, Sea Power in the New Century, Australian Defence Studies Centre
1998
Mccaffrie J; Sherwood D, (ed.), 1996, The Navy and Regional Engagement, Australian Defence Studies Centre
1996
Mccaffrie J, (ed.), 1995, Managing and Protecting the Offshore Estate, Australian Defence Studies Centre
1995
Journal articles
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Mccaffrie J; Rahman C, 2010, 'Australia's 2009 Defense White Paper: A Maritime Focus for Uncertain Times', Naval War College Review, vol. Vol 63
2010
Mccaffrie J, 2006, 'The Fleet in Being: A Concept Best Forgotten?', Journal of the Australian Naval Institute
2006
Mccaffrie J, 2004, 'The Role of the Navy in the New Security Environment', Journal of the Australian Naval Institute
2004
Mccaffrie J, 2000, 'The USN into the Future: A view from Massachusetts Avenue', Journal if the Australian Naval Institute
2000
Working Papers
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Mccaffrie J, 1996, Maritime Strategy into the 21st Century: Issues for Regional Navies, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, ANU, No. 297, http://dx.doi.org
1996
Mccaffrie J, 1995, New Technologies and their Input to the Maritime Balance in the Asia-Pacific Region, Maritime Institute of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, http://dx.doi.org
1995