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US Navy in troubled waters

US Navy in troubled waters : Why do the 7th fleet ships keep on crashing into things ?

Future Battleship: What Would it Take?

A hypothetical look into just what a modern Battleship would be like using today's advanced technology and building practices.

Japanse Navy To Conduct Joint Show Of Force With U.S. Toward North Korea

The two Navies will aim to warn North Korea and China that the United States is serious about military action regarding the North's nuclear bomb and missile testing.

Nuclear close calls

Nuclear close calls: How the Cold War brought the world to the edge of destruction and how we seem to follow the same path once again.

Operation Azorian: How America Stole a Soviet Submarine

What if I were to tell you that in 1974 the United States Government, in conjunction with an eccentric industrialist, conspired to salvage an Soviet ballistic missile submarine which had sank just six years prior? Sounds like the plot...

US Strike On Syria: What We Know

President Trump ordered a limited strike on Assad's forces stationed at the Shayrat Airfield that was related to the chemical attack that killed civilians. The attack consisted of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer's USS Ross and USS Porter stationed in the Eastern Med.

Charles De Gaulle mid-life Overhaul

Charles De Gaulle, mid-life overhaul. Details about the CDG overhaul which is going to last at least 18 months.

The Coast Guard Had A Spec Ops Unit

Up until 2013 the Coast Guard had a spec ops unit that was good enough to perform missions with SEALs and embed with them.

Kuznetsov and Kirov to Syria

Last week, the media went in overdrive and bloggers and editors went into meltdown as a Russian battlegroup centered around the missile cruiser Kuznetsov sailed from Severmorsk down the English channel on its way to Syria. The articles written...

America’s Most Lethal Weapon System

People often talk about the lethality of America's Air Force or its 11 super carriers and 10 medium class carriers, in reality the most impressive and destructive weapon system in America's inventory resides below the waterline, I am talking...
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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…