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Voyage of the Damned: The Last (Only) ride of the Russian Second Pacific Squadron.

The Battle of Tsushima was only the final act in an ill fated voyage that was poorly planned and conceived in an desperate attempt to relieve the Russian fleet trapped in the Pacific.

World War II’s Unbelievable Battle Fought Using Potatoes

Believe it or not, the U.S. and Imperial Japanese Navy had it out with Potatoes in combat. Probably the most unbelievable battle, led to the sinking of a submarine.

No Lider Destroyer for the Russian Navy yet…

The Lider destroyer class is meant to replace the Udaloy class, Sovremennyy class as well as the Slava class.

Tsushima: History’s Most Decisive Battleship Engagement.

On the 27-28 May 1905 the Japanese fleet under admiral Togo Heihachiro achieved a naval victory the likes of which would not be seen for the next 39 years.

German Commerce Raiders

How do you attack your enemies' shipping lanes when your warships are hunted down everywhere on the globe and when your own ports are blockaded ? The Germans found a solution to this problem: German Commerce Raiders

Type XXI Elektroboote U-boat: Mother of all Modern Submarines

A small guide to Type XXI or the "Elektroboote", Hitler's underwater weapon that changed the History of Submarine Warfare.

X-FILES: Encounters on the Battlefield

X-FILES: Encounters on the Battlefield. William Shakespeare once wrote  “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” This one line suggest that despite making great strides to understand the world around...

Railguns Will Reshape Warfare

The railgun will simply change the way wars are conducted. From logistics to armor, militaries will be forced to quickly adapt the way they do business.

The chaotic destiny of the Kuznetsov aircraft carrier

The chaotic destiny of the Admiral Kuznetsov missile cruiser carrying aircrafts from 1982 in Ukraine to present day in Russia.

The Barbary Wars: The First War on Terror

The Barbary Wars: The First War on Terror. How the United States Navy ended up confronting Barbary pirates and slave traders.
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Operation Peace Spring

On the 7th of October 2019, the White House announced that American forces would withdraw from Northern Syria, ahead of an anticipated Turkish military operation in the region. The response, worldwide, was of shock and disbelief: Were the Americans abandoning their loyal Kurdish allies? As the world watched on, Turkey launched Operation Peace Spring.
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Russian Navy and Air Force problems

Russian Navy and Air Force problems. Both services are modernising, but progress is uneven and mistakes are being made: Overview.

Voyage of the Damned: The Last (Only) ride of the Russian Second Pacific Squadron.

The Battle of Tsushima was only the final act in an ill fated voyage that was poorly planned and conceived in an desperate attempt to relieve the Russian fleet trapped in the Pacific.

Russian anti-stealth radars

Russian anti-stealth radars. Moscow is more often than not publicly dismissive of stealth technology. In Russia, American stealth aircraft are often presented in the press as a gimmick. Yet, at the same time, Russia has been developing a multitude of anti-stealth radars and sensors. So, in private at least, they seem to actually pay attention to low observable planes and drones…

The cruise missile theory

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the attacks on two oil installations in Saudi Arabia, on Saturday the 14th of September 2019. People have showed a lot of scepticism regarding the whole affair: How can a country at war and armed to the teeth with the best the West can offer be taken by surprise by a cruise missile attack, people ask. What usually follows is a list of conspiracy theories and flawed technical arguments…