All of the Reasons America’s Aircraft Carriers Are Doomed

We know how to kill aircraft carriers—or at least we know how best to try to kill aircraft carriers. Submarine-launched torpedoes, cruise missiles fired from a variety of platforms and ballistic missiles can all give an aircraft carrier a very bad day.


Iran’s Military: Everything President Trump Needs to Know

Can Tehran fight? Here is our complete guide on the subject. 

by TNI Staff | The National Interest

Key Point: Iran’s military might not be as tough as America’s…but it can kill.

Are Iran and America headed for war? It could happen, but at least for now, President Trump has chosen a course of restraint, choosing more sanctions as his preferred course of actions in response to a likely missile and drone strike by Tehran against Saudi Arabian oil facilities.… Continues

China Claims It Can Make Stealth Fighters Even More Stealth

Chinese scientists claim they have developed a new kind of material for making aircraft less detectable by radar. But the development probably is not the breakthrough that some observers claim it is.

by David AxeFollow @daxe on TwitterL | The National Interest

Key Point: Chinese scientists claim they have developed a new kind of material for making aircraft less detectable by radar.… Continues

The Secret Reason America’s Military Dominates: Nazi Weapons Tech?

Before the guns fell silent in 1945, the Allies had already drawn up plans for gathering as much German technology as they could take. What did they find? 

by Robert FarleyFollow drfarls on TwitterL | The National Interest

Key Point: Many Americans were disappointed by what they found in Germany.… Continues

Iran Might Need a Nuclear Weapon to Sink an Aircraft Carrier

5 reasons killing these warships would not be easy in a war.

by Loren B. Thompson | The National Interest

Key Point: The bottom line on aircraft carrier survivability is that only a handful of countries can credibly pose a threat to America’s most valuable warships, and short of using nuclear weapons none of those is likely to sink one. … Continues