Thursday, August 11, 2022

Naval Articles

China is Preparing to Challenge the Benign Hegemony (USA) Particularly on the Seas

By Antonio Bufis A few days ago we heard that the Chinese Carrier Strike Group, headed by PLA Liaoning, successfully completed its training in combat at sea.  A training operation that lasted more than 20 days, and saw China’s Carrier...

Egypt Unveils Domestic Naval Combatants Projects at EDEX2021

By Mahmoud Gamal This year, the Egyptian Defense Exhibition (EDEX2021) kicked off with a very different form in comparison with its first edition in 2018. The Egyptian military industries were shining this year and begin to appear for the first...

U.S. Navy sends message to Iran by testing AGM-176 Griffin missiles in the Gulf

The U.S. Navy performed new missile tests near the coast of Iran in the Persian Gulf. The exercise demonstrated the U.S. Navy's capacity to target and destroy adversary small missile boats similar to those used by Iran. The U.S....

The Multilayer Ship Defense Systems of USS Gerald R. Ford

Qualification trials for the combat systems of the ship are critical to ensuring the warship is capable of defending itself against a variety of threats such as drones and missiles. Thus, what defense systems does the USS Gerald R....

Revolutionary Changes on the U.S Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN78)

It takes generations of experience, hundreds of thousands of man-hours, years of preparation, and steadfast commitment to building an aircraft carrier. The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) is the culmination of years of construction and, before that, planning...

Analysis: Qatari Emiri Naval Forces

Qatar's defense budget has tripled since 2014. During this time period, 40 billion dollars worth of arms supply contracts were negotiated with the USA, France, England, Italy, and Turkey. The most notable of these contracts was the procurement of...

Type 003 to be the most powerful aircraft carrier of China

Undoubtedly, aircraft carriers are the most effective power projection weapons developed in the last 80 years. A single Carrier strike group possesses sufficient firepower to destroy an entire country's Navy. However, the relevance of aircraft carriers has grown dramatically...

Russian Navy Ships Get More Powerful with Kamikaze drones

The Russian Navy will receive kamikaze drones and consider using them against small adversary boats and assisting marines' and Special Forces' landings. The issue of arming ships with these autonomous vehicles is now being discussed. Kamikaze drones or loitering...

The new members of Japanese Submarine Fleet: Taigei Class Submarines

Japan's newest submarine, stealthier and can stay submerged longer than comparable foreign submarines, was launched at a Kobe shipyard. On October 14, 2020, Defense Minister Kishi paid a visit to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Kobe Shipyard to witness the launching...

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...

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