Monday, March 4, 2024

Warships

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...

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...

Greyhound: U.S Navy Anti-Submarine Task Group

The U.S. Navy has developed an anti-submarine task force comprised of destroyers of the Arleigh Burke-class. The force will be available on short notice to perform operations in the North Atlantic Ocean. On Sept. 1, 2021, this new anti-submarine...

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...

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 BackgroundIn 1980, India began an indigenous destroyer design and...

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