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Navies vs COVID-19

COVID-19 pandemic has been shaking the world for about a couple of months. As known commonly, the dramatic spread of the virus caused many diseases ended with death. The virus covered almost every field of our lives, because a...

What is the weird whistle voice we hear on the naval ships?

As we pass near a naval ship, we hear a shrill voice echoing in the air sometimes. Like many of the naval customs, this is a curious issue for civilians. Because a well-dressed sailor, which is expected to carry...

Is the Naval LCA of India a good bet?

The Naval LCA made its first flight on the 27th of April, 2012. It's been almost 8 years since the delta-winged marine aircraft took to the skies. In this long time, the LCA Programme has taken great strides towards...

Why does the US Navy use nuclear power in every one of its submarines but not in any of its cruisers, LHDs etc.?

At present, many important vessels in the United States Navy are powered by nuclear reactors. All submarines and aircraft carriers are nuclear-powered.Before nuclear power, submarines were limited to rechargeable batteries, which did have an advantage of quiet but a...

What is the Root Cause of the Venezuelan GC-23 Collision?

Venezuela Navy Patrol Ship ANBV NAIGUATA (GCG-23) sank after a collision with cruise ship RCGS RESOLUTE (a passenger ship registered in Portugal) early in the morning Mar 30 at the northwest of La Tortuga island, Venezuela, Caribbean. According to...

Bismarck: A battleship preferred to die rather than surrender

While most of the people are locked down to their homes due to coronavirus outbreak, we would like to travel to the history together in order to quench the curiosity of navy enthusiasts especially about the key incidents of...

Cold Launch vs. Hot Launch

Launching a missile isn't as easy as pressing the red button. It takes a lot of engineering and science to ensure safe firing.  In this article we will try to explain firing methods from Vertical Launch Systems (VLS).  VLS...

Why are the decks of Russian ships red?

The decks of the Russian ships are painted with a "red lead" rustproofing/anti-corrosive paint. Many nations do this but then topcoat the red lead paint with grey paint for a uniform color. Gray paint is a very effective means...

Criticism: Does the current course allow Russia to achieve Gorshkov’s dream?

According to the reports of Russian Baltic Fleet's office on 27th November, a group of the Baltic Fleet’s warships led by the guard ship Yaroslav Mudry has passed through the Suez Canal and entered the Red Sea for a...

A new solution against asymmetric threats: Laser-Guided Missiles

The asymmetric threat, which increases the uncertainty of war scene (called “Fog of the war” by Clausewitz), is a problem for the planners and decision-makers for decades. It showed its brutal face for the first time at the USS...

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