The launcher of the Cheongung II medium-range Korean-developed missile system.

The Great White Fleet was a group of American ships that circumnavigated the globe in a showing the flag exercise. The name of this website is an homage to this fleet, which used military strength to alter perceptions worldwide and further the agenda of the United States.

About the author:

I am a political science and history student at Columbia University. All of the articles on this website are my original works. If you have any inquiries, comments, objections, proposals, etc., feel free to send me an email: alexhempel2012@gmail.com. You may also leave a comment on a specific article — I approve all comments which are not spam.

Recently, most of my efforts have focused on military technology and its implications. Though naval affairs and ballistic missile defense are my primary areas of interest at the moment, I try and stay up-to-date on a wide variety of defense-related topics.

Most of the images used on this site are from either the Wikipedia Commons or the websites of various government agencies. I strive to ensure all images used on this site are used in compliance with copyright laws and the principles of proper attribution; however, it is sometimes difficult to determine the author of an image or whether an image has been released into the public domain. If you have concerns regarding any media used on this website, do not hesitate to contact me.