All articles

Page 1 / 40 »

  1. USN_XLUUV

    Updated: originally posted 2nd Dec 2018
    Orca: US Navy Extra-Large Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (XLUUV)
    The US Navy is progressing towards the aim of having extra-large unmanned underwater vehicles (XLUUVs) armed with cruise missiles, torpedoes, mines and smaller UUVs... Read More >....


  2. Royal_Navy_Littoral_Strike_Ships


    Littoral Strike Ship
    On 11th February 2019 British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the concept and development phase of a new class of amphibious warfare vessel to support the Royal Marines, and by inference, Special Forces. The new vessels will operate close to enemy shores and be termed Littoral Strike Ships...

    Read More >....


  3. G20_Gyroplane

    The submarine launched helicopter from 1930s
    When the French submarine Surcouf entered service in 1934 it was the first in the world with an aircraft capability designed-in. It’s compact MB.411 floatplane, which folded to fit inside the integral hangar, was a work of art. But French aviation designer René Dorand had an even more ingenious solution to deploying aircraft from submarines...
    Read More >....


  4. US_Navy_North_Korean_Submarine

    WSTTT: US Navy's North Korean midget submarine
    In May 2004 the US Navy 'sunk' a North Korean Sang-O Class midget submarine as an underwater target off San Clemente Island, California. In fact it was the purpose-built WSTTT (Weapon Set-To-hit Threat Target)...
    Read More >....


  5. Kairyu_Midget_Submarine

    Imperial Japanese Navy 'Kairyu' Class midget submarine
    In the final months of World War Two, the Imperial Japanese Navy prepared a vast fleet of midget submarines to defend the home islands. Many of these designs crude and reflected the desperation of the times, but one design stands out...
    Read More >....


  6. Poseidon_demystified

    Poseidon Intercontinental Nuclear Autonomous Torpedo demystified
    Poseidon represents a completely new category of underwater weapons that will significantly alter the mission priorities of the US and British nuclear submarine forces. Although there are snippets of reliable source material on the weapon, it has an air of super-weapon mystery similar to Soviet weapon developments of the Cold War. This article seeks to step back from the mess and provide a reasoned understanding of what Poseidon is and is not...
    Read More >....


  7. Malachite_arctic_submarine

    Russian ice-breaking submarine design
    In 2017 famous Russian submarine design bureau, Malachite, patented a special purpose submarine design for underwater technical works. In particular, the submarine is intended for the maintenance and repair of underwater mining complexes on the Arctic shelf....
    Read More >....


  8. Russia_to+build_more_deep-sea_submersibles

    News: Russia building six more deep-sea submersibles
    Russian news agency TASS reported on 9th January that the Russian Navy is planning to purchase six transparent bathyscaphes to perform special underwater operations. TASS cited an unnamed source in the Russian military-industrial complex so reliability is unconfirmed. The report is not far-fetched however. ...
    Read More >....

Page 1 / 40 »