Red October no more: Russia scraps Cold War-era Typhoon submarine
Russia is to definitively scrap its legendary typhoon class nuclear-powered submarine, the deadly Soviet-era vessel that inspired the Hollywood blockbuster The Hunt for Red October.
The Patria NEMO 'Mortar Boat' Is Small And Fast With A Huge Ass Gun
Littoral warfare is all the rage these days, being able to snuggle in around shoals and the muddy water of contested territory and vanquish your enemy with speed and overwhelming force. That exact mission is what Finland's Patria NEMO 120mm mortar boat is all about. It is a small and fast shallow draft vessel with one huge ass, surgically accurate gun.
The major surface combatants of the most powerful European Navies in 2030 - An analysis of the future developments
Written by D-Mitch In this article, I will describe briefly the future developments in the major surface combatant fleet of the five most powerful in Europe, the five navies that historically maintain and develop a strong naval fleet of very advanced warships. But what do we mean when we talk about surface combatant? According to the Office of Naval Research of the United States Navy, "..surface combatants (or surface ships or surface vessels) are a subset of naval warships which are…
Aviation Photo #2610053: Boeing C-17A Globemaster III - Australia - Air Force
Avalon International Air Show 2015 - This Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) C-17 completes a nice sharp, top down pass over the media area at the airfield on day 6 of the bi-annual event. My camera was actually held vertically for this one and a very tight crop it was. - Photo taken at Avalon (Geelong) (AVV / YMAV) in Victoria, Australia on March 1, 2015.
FLEETS #10: Royal Navy, German Navy and Romanian Navy today
Written by D-Mitch This is the fifth article about various countries' navies today. In these articles, I briefly describe a country's naval fleet by reporting the ships in each type/category of warships and by providing a nice image where all the types of warships are illustrated and the units of its class are reported. I include the vessels that will enter in service this year and I have excluded those that are about to be decommissioned. I deliberately excluded many classes of auxiliary…