Monday, February 26, 2024

Weapons

Vulcano restores the former importance of gun systems

Will the Vulcano break the supremacy of the guided missiles?The engagement types, methods, and tactics have been evolving in accordance with developing technology. Large gun systems, which dominated the naval warfare scene for decades, began to be replaced by...

Are warships vulnerable to attack by surface skimming hypersonic anti-ship cruise missiles?

OPINION: By Abhirup Sengupta, Military Aviation EnthusiastNo, for a simple fact that sea-skimming hypersonic missiles don’t exist. A missile can either be flying at hypersonic speed or a sea-skimming profile – it can’t do both at the same time.Hitting a surface...

Saab is one step ahead in the hypersonic missiles defense race

Saab announced that it upgraded its Sea Giraffe naval radar by introducing a Hypersonic Detection Mode (HDM) to detect and track targets traveling at hypersonic speeds. Saab is not the only one to have the capacity the detecting hypersonic...

Will the railguns replace classical guns in the future?

As a part of the Electromagnetic Railgun development project, the NAVSEA tested the railgun over the Potomac River on December, Popular Mechanics shared. Though the results of the test weren't shared by the officials, the U.S. Navy's great interest...

Hellenic Navy’s New Frigates Program: The frantic search for a new “AVEROF”

By Periklis N. Zorzovilis, President of the Institute for Security & Defence Analysis (I.S.D.A.)For the last 15 years, both those directly involved (political leaderships - personnel of the Hellenic Armed Forces) with national defence and the public (taxpayers who...

ATMACA : Turkey’s first indigenous anti-ship missile

Turkey's first indigenous anti-ship missile ATMACA developed by Roketsan Co. will enter service for the Turkish Navy by the end of 2020, Turkish President announced at the opening ceremony of Space Systems Research Center of Roketsan.After the last test-firings...

Article: A torpedo for tomorrow’s needs by Saab

Saab has have conducted the first tests with the Saab Lightweight Torpedo (SLWT) from a corvette and a submarine, recently. After the successful trials, the article released by Saab as follows.The Baltic Sea is one of the most demanding...

Counter Hypersonics: Defeating the Invincible (Hypersonic Weapons Part-3)

How to stop Hypersonic Weapons?The best approach is a network of satellites so far. Defenders with capable terrestrial and space sensors will have only a few minutes to know these missiles are inbound, and lesser adversaries will likely not have...

Hypersonic Weapons (Part-1): What is Hypersonic Weapon? What makes these missiles nightmare? Why it is hard to detect the Hypersonic Weapons?

Hypersonic missiles and glide projectiles are those which travel at least Mach 5, or five times faster than the speed of sound. In round numbers, this equates to a speed of about a mile a second. For comparison, even...

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