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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.

Could China sink a US aircraft carrier?

Could China sink a US aircraft carrier? Admiral Luo Yang of the People’s Liberation Army Navy seems to think so... The Chinese admiral recently suggested that sinking a couple of American aircraft carriers in the South Sea of China would be enough to force the US out of a conflict even before said conflict would start.

Battle of the Atlantic Cold War edition

Battle of the Atlantic Cold War edition. In the event of the Cold War suddenly heating up, the aim for the Soviets would have been to reach the shores of Western Europe before reinforcements in men and hardware from the US could cross the Atlantic and be disembarked in France and Belgium.

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.

Project 23000E Shtorm

Project 2300E Shtorm. Are we really going to see a 100,000 tons aircraft carrier being built and operated by the Russian Navy ?

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.

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.

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Moscow, Damascus, Tel-Aviv and the S-300

Exploring the links and dynamics between the S-300 in Maysaf (Syria), Damascus, Moscow and Tel-Aviv. Implications and Background.

Russian A2AD is a myth

The western community loves talking about Russian A2AD, those defensive bubbles NATO would have to pop to have a chance at winning a war against Russia. We can’t help but talk about A2AD when we talk about the S-300, S-400 and S-500 systems… And yet, A2AD does not appear anywhere in Russian military papers or publications! The reason is simple: anti-access area denial is not part of Russian doctrine as far as defending its airspace is concerned!

Egyptian-Ethiopian War over a dam?

Egypt and Ethiopia have been fighting over the (GERD) for a few years now. Egypt has even threatened to bomb the dam going back to 2013! Negotiations were on-going until they failed in March.

GNA-LNA: Libyan Civil War Update

The Government of National Accord (GNA) has captured al-Watiyah Air Base from the Libyan National Army (LNA) today. The GNA captured ammunition, armored vehicles, aircraft, and even a Pantsir S-1 (SA-22).

Catastrophic Defeat for the LNA?

The Libyan National Army (LNA) has not had a good 48 hours. The Government of National Accord (GNA) has been steamrolling the LNA in western Libya since the capture of the al-Watiyah airbase yesterday
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