If you can’t beat them, destroy them.
Key point: The next phase of mutually assured destruction.
On May 22, 2018, the Russian submarine Yuri Dolgoruky slipped beneath the waves of the Arctic White Sea.… Continues
Key point: As more countries build submarines, anti-submarine warfare will become a bigger deal.
The U.S. Navy is now engineering a new, longer range and more lethal submarine-launched heavyweight Mk 48 that can better destroy enemy ships, subs and incoming weapons at longer ranges, service officials said.… Continues
Key point: The Next-Generation Air Dominance program has moved to the prototype stage.
The Navy is currently analyzing air frames, targeting systems, AI-enabled sensors, new weapons and engine technologies to engineer a new 6th-Generation fighter to fly alongside the F-35 and ultimately replace the F/A-18.… Continues
Key point: Submarines are very useful for power projection and deterrence.
On July 12, 2019, French president Emmanuel Macron celebrated the imminent launch of France’s first new nuclear-powered submarine in over a decade—the Barracuda-class vessel Suffren.… Continues
Every time I hear, from Disney or Lucafilm or any other source, that “Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker” is the conclusion of the “Skywalker Saga” it throws me off a little bit.… Continues