Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Naval Articles

Cities At Sea: Aircraft Carriers at Work

A single aircraft carrier is likely to alter a nation's military capability significantly. It is because these ships are one of the military's most powerful assets. In general, international law allows aircraft carriers to operate up to 12 miles...

The New Threats Affecting Aircraft Carriers

Throughout history, several weapons have emerged and dominated the battlefield for decades. One such weapon is the aircraft carrier, a supercharged, mobile airbase. It has been the undisputed ruler of the open ocean for the previous 80 years. It...

How Underwater Explosions Damage the Surface Ships and Submarines?

Since a dense medium surrounds the water, an underwater explosion has a different character than a regular explosion. When an underwater explosion occurs, a cavity of high-pressure gas is created, pushing the water outwards. This bubble is formed, but...

Interactive Defense and Attack System for Submarines (IDAS)

Introduction to IDAS Before designing a weapon system, it is determined for what purpose the system will be used. Requirements are set in such a way that they will meet the established objectives. The aim of the Interactive Defense and...

The U.S. Navy’s Top Priority Program: The Columbia Class SSBN

The Columbia (SSBN-826) class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) program of the U.S. Navy is intended to design and build a class of 12 new SSBNs to replace the U.S. Navy's current force of 14 ageing Ohio-class SSBNs. Since...

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,...

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