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P-8 Poseidon: The New Generation Submarine Hunter

The aircraft, which can control large areas much more effectively than surface ships, is one of the indispensables of modern navies. The P-8 Poseidon will undertake essential tasks in the air control of the seas for the next 50...

Izumo: A helicopter destroyer or an aircraft carrier?

Two ships are officially designated as helicopter destroyers. But are they helicopter destroyers or aircraft carriers? There is a reason why Japan prefers to use helicopter destroyer definition The biggest Japanese warship since the Second World War, the Izumo-class,...

Joint Strike Missile: The air-launched version of NSM

The Joint Strike Missile (JSM), an air-launched multi-role version of the Naval Strike Missile, is one of the two missiles in its class compatible with the F-35's internal weapon bays in the world. Moreover, it has suitable sizes for...

Naval Strike Missile: The First 5th Generation Guided Missile of Western Countries

The only operational fifth-generation anti-ship missile of the West today is the Naval Strike Missile, shortly NSM. It has significant advantages over its previous generation counterparts. The NSM has gamechanger features in naval warfare. Background and the birth of Penguin...

Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) & Machine Learning

The Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar (ISAR) provides images of objects in rotation concerning the radar. It is based on analysis of the received signal as a function of time and Doppler frequency. The result is a two-dimensional image. Time...

What is the Sea Control?

In the aftermath of World War I, sea command was gradually replaced with sea control. The use of the term sea control was a result of the gradual realization that the new technological advances, specifically mines, torpedoes, cruise missiles,...

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

The Aegis ballistic missile defence (BMD) system, carried out by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the U.S. Navy, gives Aegis cruisers and destroyers the capability to conduct BMD operations. Aegis ships can perform BMD operations by incorporating changes...

Sea Breaker: A breakthrough development for the Israeli Navy

Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems unveiled its Sea Breaker missile on 30 June and described it as a 5th generation long-range, autonomous, precision-guided missile system that is highly effective against various high-value maritime and land targets. "Sea Breaker was...

Sea Viper is the turning point for the Anti Air Warfare

The Principal Anti Air Missile System (PAAMS) is a joint program developed by France, Italy, and the UK for an integrated anti-air warfare system. The system is in service with the Royal Navy, French Navy, and the Italian Navy. The Sea Viper system is also known as PAAMS(S)...

The effect of costs on the Zumwalt-class destroyer project

According to the latest budget documents, the US Navy plans to outfit Zumwalt-class destroyers on each three with 12 hypersonic missiles. The Department of the Navy incorporated in its fiscal year 2022 budget proposal a request for funding to...

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