Monday, February 26, 2024

Weapons

A gamechanger weapon: Supercavitating Torpedo

Torpedo attack is the worst nightmare of a surface combatant. Because, while it is necessary to launch a dozen of guided missiles to neutralize a destroyer with air-defence capability, only one torpedo is enough to sink it aside. Especially...

Cold Launch vs. Hot Launch

Launching a missile isn't as easy as pressing the red button. It takes a lot of engineering and science to ensure safe firing.  In this article we will try to explain firing methods from Vertical Launch Systems (VLS).  VLS...

A new solution against asymmetric threats: Laser-Guided Missiles

The asymmetric threat, which increases the uncertainty of war scene (called “Fog of the war” by Clausewitz), is a problem for the planners and decision-makers for decades. It showed its brutal face for the first time at the USS...

Ancestor of TOMAHAWK : RGM-59A Taurus

Tomahawk (BGM-109), is one of the most famous and effective strategic cruise missile at our era. Even an average person who doesn’t have interest in defence technologies knows about Tomahawk missile. Because the U.S. and UK used this missile...

Differences Between Two O.H.Perry Class Frigates

After finishing BALTOPS 2019 exercies, Kiel base of Germany hosted NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) ships. While moored at port, two Oliver Hazard Perry Class frigates, General Kazimierz Pulaski from Poland and TCG Gokova from Turkey. Though both ships...

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