Tuesday, October 19, 2021

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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...

Liaoning & Shandong provide know-how for more capable and powerful aircraft carriers

The aircraft carriers Liaoning and Shandong symbolize the Chinese Navy that shows to become a naval power. China has become a more capitalist country and started to need more raw materials from overseas sources. The rising Chinese economy has...

Type 055: A destroyer or a cruiser?

The People's Liberation Army Navy, shortly the Chinese Navy, commissioned Nanchang, the first of the new Type 055-class, also known as the Renhai-class, destroyers in the early days of 2020. It is confident that the ship, which the USA...

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