Monday, February 26, 2024

Weapons

Is DF-21D ASBM a real Aircraft Carrier killer?

DF-21D ASBM is the cornerstone of the Chinese A2/AD strategyChina’s naval modernization effort, which forms part of a broader Chinese military modernization effort, has transformed China’s navy into a much more modern and capable force. As a result, China’s...

Chinese Navy is more dangerous with YJ-18 missile

People's Liberation Army Navy's surface warfare capabilities is getting more dangerous for the U.S. Navy with the YJ-18Taiwan crisis occurred between the USA and China in 1996, proving that the Chinese naval power needed to be modernized since...

LRASM will be the Backbone of the “Distributed Lethality” Doctrine

The U.S. has been trying to find alternative solutions to maintain its superiority against China's increasing naval power. Producing new technology-guided missiles that will help the U.S. Navy and air force possess their firepower against Chinese elements is at...

Why does an aircraft carrier take so many years to build?

When building an aircraft carrier, you are constructing a floating, moving airport that generates its own power and provides everything necessary to sustain habitability for 5000 souls for weeks at a time at sea, in all kinds of weather....

How Tomahawk Finds Its Target

The Tomahawk land-attack cruise missile (TLAM) is an American-made low-flying strategic guided missile launched from naval ships or submarines to strike targets on land. It flies at low altitudes to strike fixed targets, such as communication and air-defense sites, in high-risk environments where manned aircraft may...

Which cruise missile is more powerful, Tomahawk or Kalibr?

It is regarded as an essential and distinguished capability for a naval power to have the ability to attack long-distance strategic targets located in the depths of the land. Until 2015, it was thought that only the USA and...

Swiss-Army Knife of Missiles, SM-6, now has one more capability

The SM-6 missile is three missiles in one. It's the only weapon that can perform anti-air warfare, ballistic missile defense and anti-surface warfare missions.The Missile Defense Agency, together with the U.S. Navy, plans to test an SM-6 missile against unpowered hypersonic boost-glide vehicles...

How do missiles locate their target?

Guided missiles work by tracking the moving target's location in space by specific methods (e.g. using a radar or following its heat signature), chasing it down, and finally hitting it with accuracy. Guidance systems in missiles can be of various types,...

What is Sea Skimming? How Effective Sea-Skimmer Missiles?

Sea skimming is a technique many anti-ship missiles and some fighter or strike aircraft use to avoid radar, infrared detection. And it is also used to keep the lower probability of being shot down during their approach to the target....

Question: How effective are the naval guns used today?

The gigantic naval guns of the magnificent armored ships that served in the 2nd World War and the cannons of modern warships are always a comparable point. As a result of the development of technology and the change in...

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