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  1. Pr885M_Update

    Revealing video of Pr.885M 'Kazan' launch
    Flag A video has emerged of the latest Russian Project 885M YASEN-M Class cruise missile submarine ‘Kazan’ being launched. ...
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  2. Arctic_Trefoil

    Photos of construction of Russian Artic Trefoil Base
    Flag Russia recently showcased its ‘new’ Arctic Trefoil military base on Alexandra Land in the Franz Josef Land archipelago in the Arctic. Analysis suggests that it is built at a pre-existing artic outpost known as Nagurskoye (Нагу́рское) located at 80.810090°, 47.651465°...
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  3. Belgrano_1982

    Sinking of ARA Admiral Belgrano - 2nd May 1982
    On the 2nd May 1982, the British submarine HMS Conqueror sank the Argentinian cruiser ARA Admiral Belgrano. It was the first and only sinking of a warship during wartime by a nuclear-powered submarine...
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  4. Submarine_Stealth

    Stealth: Raft Mountings in submarines
    In submarine warfare stealth means quietness. During much of the Cold War US and British submarines had a material advantage over their Russian counterparts because of the attention paid to quieting. One of the ways this is achieved is by mounting machinery on noise-absorbent materials to prevent noise being transferred to the hull and from there into the water around the boat – this is termed raft mounting...
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  5. Lazurit_Rescue_Sub

    Unbuilt Russian rescue submarine to replace INDIA Class
    Flag Russian design bureau Lazurit (Лазурит) may be pitching for a new role for their SIERRA Class attack submarines which were built during the Cold War...
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  6. Russian_Arctic_update2

    New info on Pr-09852 Belgorod submarine and Arctic plans
    Flag Less than a week after Russia unveiled its new arctic base on Alexandra Island in the Arctic Circle, Russian media have begun reporting on the future launch of the Project 09852 Belgorod submarine. The headline fact is that she will be the largest (or at least o=longest) submarine in in the world, at 184m. This is thanks to a 30m hull insert which allows her to accommodate the relatively large Losharik deep sea submersible (AGS). However, her size isn’t the real headline here….
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  7. Pr885_Analysis

    Analysis of leaked Project 885M Yasen-M Submarine images
    Flag After the first improved project-885M Yasen-M submarine, K-561 Kazan, was launched at the Sevmash yard on 31st March 2017, images are slowly leaking out of Russia. One of the first may not be what it appears.
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  8. NK_Navy_threat2017

    North Korean Navy threat to USS Carl Vinson's Strike Group
    Flag Flag The USS Carl Vinson is sailing back towards the Korean Peninsula. The message is clear: that the same type of military action metered out to Assad could be on the cards for North Korea in response to its nuclear weapons program. The US Pacific Command described the deployment as ”a prudent measure to maintain readiness in the region.” President Trump has said the US is prepared to act alone to deal with the nuclear threat from North Korea.

    This quick analysis will explore the potential threat that the North Korean Navy could pose to the battle group...
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