These 'Old' Aircraft Carriers Made America a Superpower

These ‘Old’ Aircraft Carriers Made America a Superpower

Over a thirty-year period ten Nimitz carriers were built. The last, George H. W. Bush, incorporated the latest technology, including a bulbous bow to improve hull efficiency, a new, smaller, modernized island design, upgraded aircraft launch and recovery equipment, and improved aviation fuel storage and handling. The Nimitz-class carriers are a monumental achievement—an enormous, highly…

China's fast moving amphibious vehicle.

China’s Amphibious Armored Car Might be World’s Fastest in the Water

It doesn’t look like much but China’s new amphibious armored car has ambitions of becoming the world’s fastest and part of the equipment inventory of the People’s Liberation Army Ground Force (PLAGF). A prototype of the yet unnamed 4×4 wheeled armored fighting vehicle (AFV) being developed by little known North China Institute of Vehicle Research…

50 Baltic Fleet warships conduct maritime drills

More than 50 Baltic Fleet warships conduct maritime drills in Russia’s west

KALININGRAD : The crews of over 50 warships, support vessels and fast-attack craft of the Baltic Fleet are undergoing home station training – in the Baltiysk Port, Kaliningrad Region, and in Kronstadt, the fleet’s official representative Roman Martov said. “The crews of the Nastoichivy destroyer, the Steregushchy, Soobrazitelny, Boiky and other corvettes, fast-attack missile craft,…

The brochure also indicated that the weapon system has “a heavy payload, strong strike capabilities, good stealth characteristics, and is highly survivable .

China Is Building a Sea-Skimming Anti-Ship Drone

A new Chinese anti-ship drone could be in the pipeline, with technologies derived from developments in cruise missiles and ground-effect vehicles. According to IHS Jane, an image of a brochure marketing the weapon made rounds across Chinese online forums earlier this month. Based on its ad, the new weapon system has a maximum take-off weight…