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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...

The Indian Navy’s future power: Kolkata-Class and Visakhapatnam-Class Destroyers

The Kolkata-class and Visakhapatnam-class destroyers are the Indian Navy's most proficient surface combatants today. Therefore, they will retain these designations until the Project 18-class destroyers are launched in 2028. History and Background In 1980, India began an indigenous destroyer design and...

The Greek Naval Procurement Program: One chance to get it right

By Emil McHarsky,  Lawyer, Academic and contributor at Spectrum Legal Consulting Law Blog. Legal, Software and Defence Industries. The current procurement competition for the Hellenic Navy is probably the most interesting procurement program on the planet right now, not least because the...

Why U.S. Navy select SeaRAM for its most recent warships?

The U.S. Navy is modernizing and extending its ship defense capabilities in response to emerging threats to its ships, including air- and surface-launched missiles and drone aircraft. For instance, on March 4, 2016, a test aboard the USS Porter,...

The YJ-18 ASCM Expands China’s A2AD Strategy

History and Background China's ASCM strike capabilities have substantially improved as a result of overseas acquisitions and domestic development. The US Office of Naval Intelligence reported in April 2015 that China had deployed the YJ-18 ASCM on many People's Liberation...

Soryu Class Submarine: Are they the best diesel-electric attack submarines in the world?

The Soryu-Class, sometimes known as the 16 SS-class, is a diesel-electric assault submarine that is one of the best. These incredibly quiet and capable submarines are the backbone of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force's submarine forces and one of...

Virginia Class: The leading actor of the U.S. Submarine Fleet for the next 50 years

The symbol of the US dominance on the seas is its big surface fleet gathering around the aircraft carriers. Yet, since a conflict may occur with China and Russia, the submarines have been crucial players on the chessboard on...

Brahmos Cruise Missile: The backbone of the Indian Navy Firepower

Cruise missiles have gained a vital role in today's conflicts due to their precision, speed, and versatility. They can be launched from air, land, sea, and subsea, making them vital assets for deterrence and open combat. "BrahMos Missile" is...

Type 26 Frigate: Versatile Member of the Royal Navy

Type 26 frigate is an advanced anti-submarine warship that will replace the Type 23 frigates. The program began in 1998, under what was then known as the Future Surface Combatant. With the end of the Cold War, it was...

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