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Barracuda Class Subs provide deep strike capability to the French Navy

Last November, the French Navy received the first of six Suffren-class or Barracuda nuclear assault submarines (SSN) from Naval Group to replace Cold War-era Rubis-class submarines. The submarine is scheduled to enter service with the French Navy in late...

Do U.S Admirals Have Reason to be Concerned About the Yasen-M Nuclear Submarine?

On July 30, a solemn ceremony was performed at the Sevmash Shipyard in Severodvinsk for the Yasen-M class nuclear-powered submarine "Krasnoyarsk." Admiral Nikolai Evmenov, Commander-in-Chief of the Navy, and other senior officials attended the ceremony. The U.S. military is...

Greyhound: U.S Navy Anti-Submarine Task Group

The U.S. Navy has developed an anti-submarine task force comprised of destroyers of the Arleigh Burke-class. The force will be available on short notice to perform operations in the North Atlantic Ocean. On Sept. 1, 2021, this new anti-submarine...

Cities At Sea: Aircraft Carriers at Work

A single aircraft carrier is likely to alter a nation's military capability significantly. It is because these ships are one of the military's most powerful assets. In general, international law allows aircraft carriers to operate up to 12 miles...

The New Threats Affecting Aircraft Carriers

Throughout history, several weapons have emerged and dominated the battlefield for decades. One such weapon is the aircraft carrier, a supercharged, mobile airbase. It has been the undisputed ruler of the open ocean for the previous 80 years. It...

How Underwater Explosions Damage the Surface Ships and Submarines?

Since a dense medium surrounds the water, an underwater explosion has a different character than a regular explosion. When an underwater explosion occurs, a cavity of high-pressure gas is created, pushing the water outwards. This bubble is formed, but...

Interactive Defense and Attack System for Submarines (IDAS)

Introduction to IDAS Before designing a weapon system, it is determined for what purpose the system will be used. Requirements are set in such a way that they will meet the established objectives. The aim of the Interactive Defense and...

The U.S. Navy’s Top Priority Program: The Columbia Class SSBN

The Columbia (SSBN-826) class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) program of the U.S. Navy is intended to design and build a class of 12 new SSBNs to replace the U.S. Navy's current force of 14 ageing Ohio-class SSBNs. Since...

How did HSwMS Gotland hunt the US aircraft carrier during an exercise?

The USS Ronald Reagan, a newly built $6.2 billion aircraft carrier, was hunted in 2005 by a Swedish submarine. Fortunately, it didn't happen in actual combat. Still, it was simulated as part of a war game. A carrier task...

Visby Class Corvette: Ghost Ship of the Baltics

The Visby class is the Swedish Navy's third corvette class, following the Göteborg and Stockholm classes. The ship's design places a premium on low visibility, a small radar cross-section, and an infrared signature. The class's first ship is named...

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