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.… Read the full article.
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.… Read the full article.
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.… Read the full article.
This article was first published in The IAJRC Journal, Vol. 50, No. 1 – Spring 2017, pp. 36-43. With the IAJRC suspending operations and ceasing publication of the Journal, I am republishing the article here with some added graphics.… Read the full article.
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.… Read the full article.
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.… Read the full article.