The Phalanx close-in weapon system (CIWS) is an extremely powerful and deadly close-range defense system designed and developed by the United States of America, it is considered as the “last line of defense” against aerial threats, anti-ship missiles, etc. 1) The Phalanx CIWS entered into service with the United States Navy in 1980, since then,… Continue reading 10 interesting quick facts about the PHALANX Close-in Weapon System
Two months ago, according to a recent report by the Reference News Network, claiming that Russia would purchase a large number of military drones from Iran and hire Iranian technicians to train the Russian military in exchange, Russia is likely to supply Iran with Su-35 fighter jets. Although both Iran and Russia denied the matter… Continue reading Is it worth for Russia to exchange Su-35 for Iranian drones?
China and the United States developed the strongest surface warships at almost the same time, but it seems that the Zumwalt-class of the United States has the wrong number of technologies and eventually became a weapons test platform. As a last resort, the United States has to change its focus on the Arleigh-Burke class and… Continue reading What is the combat power of the Type 055 guided missile destroyer of the Chinese Navy?
The United States Navy Stealth Guided-missile Destroyer Zumwalt has an extremely advanced cannon system but it is extremely expensive, with each bullet it fires costs up to nearly 1 million USD. Costing up to $4.3 billion each ship , the Zumwalt Class is considered the most expensive class of destroyer in the history of the… Continue reading The US Navy Zumwalt Class destroyer has shells more expensive than a cruise missile
Since the birth of the LASER technology, efforts were being continuously made by several military forces to develop LASER weapons. Recently, the United States Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Preble (DDG-88) has been equipped with new type of high-energy laser weapon with integrated optical distributors and surveillance laser-directed energy systems. This is the first time… Continue reading Science fiction becomes reality, first in the world, US Navy deployed HELIOS laser weapons
When the Third Taiwan Strait Crisis broke out in 1996, two aircraft carrier battle groups of the United States Navy quickly approached the coast of China in an attempt of showing force. The U.S. government responded by staging the biggest display of American military might in Asia since the Vietnam War. In July 1995, USS… Continue reading How Chinese Navy Capabilities has increased and improved in the last 26 years?
The United States Navy commissioned USS Montana (SSN-794), a Block IV Virginia-class nuclear-powered cruise missile fast-attack submarine on 25 June 2022 at Naval Station Norfolk. The Virginia-class is the United States Navy’s latest submarine model, which incorporates the latest technologies such as stealth, intelligence gathering, and advanced weapons systems. According to a detailed report published… Continue reading United States Navy commissions Block IV Virginia-Class Attack Submarine USS Montana
The United States Navy has awarded a $537 million contract to shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine for the construction of third Constellation-class frigate. The Constellation class is a new class of multi-mission guided-missile frigates under development for the United States Navy. According to the information published by the Department of Defense of the United States, Fincantieri… Continue reading U. S. Navy awarded $537 million contract to built third Constellation-class frigate to Fincantieri Marinette Marine
On June 4, in a ‘keel laying’ ceremony for the US Navy’s next-generation Columbia-class nuclear ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) — USS District of Columbia (SSBN 826), at GDEB’s facility in Quonset Point, Rhode Island. The US has begun building the world’s most powerful nuclear submarine of the Columbia class. It is known that this class of… Continue reading US started building the most powerful nuclear submarine in the world
A full US Carrier Battle Group (CBG) steams into the Persian Gulf, with the full support of US naval, air and amphibious power. The target is a Middle Eastern country, whose leader the US wants to submit to surrendering, failing which it would invade, destroy its military and occupy the nation. But it doesn’t go… Continue reading How an entire US carrier battle group & 13,000 personnel were ‘Sunk To Bottom’ in just 10 mins