Monday, February 26, 2024

Weapons

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....

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,...

The YJ-18 ASCM Expands China’s A2AD Strategy

History and BackgroundChina's ASCM strike capabilities have substantially improved as a result of overseas acquisitions and domestic development. The US Office of Naval Intelligence reported in April 2015 that China had deployed the YJ-18 ASCM on many People's Liberation...

Brahmos Cruise Missile: The backbone of the Indian Navy Firepower

Cruise missiles have gained a vital role in today's conflicts due to their precision, speed, and versatility. They can be launched from air, land, sea, and subsea, making them vital assets for deterrence and open combat. "BrahMos Missile" is...

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...

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...

Why U.S Marine Corps has Navy-Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System (NMESIS) with Naval Strike Missile?

The Navy-Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System (NMESIS), a Joint Light Tactical Vehicle armed with Naval Strike Missile, is currently under development for the U.S. Marine Corps. This initiative is part of a larger plan to reconstruct the service. The...

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