Will the Kazan nuclear missile submarine be the nightmare of Western navies?

According to the Russian Ministry of Defense, the new nuclear missile submarine Kazan, second unit of the Iassen class but first unit of the variant project 885-M Iassen-M, would have been ...

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What are modern Corvettes worth?

During the Second World War, corvettes were vessels of limited tonnage, 1000 tons for the very prolific Flower class of the Royal Navy, intended to escort the…

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The US Navy wants to quickly arm and specialize its Littoral Combat Ship

At the end of the 90s, two officers of the US Navy, Vice-Admiral Art Cebrowski and Commander Wayne Hughes, developed the concept of "Streetfighter", a light combat ship (1000 ...

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Coastal defense batteries return to center stage

Traditionally, until the mid-60s, military ports and arsenals, as well as certain strategic locations on the coasts, were frequently protected by coastal batteries, both anti-aircraft and anti-ship.…

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France pulls out all the stops to convince Greece to choose the Frigate Belharra

Following the example of what it did for the contract for the acquisition of 18 Rafale aircraft, of which 6 second-hand aircraft were offered to Greece, France has now ...

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China resumes construction of Type 054A anti-submarine frigates

For a little over a year, the Chinese authorities have decided to drastically reduce the visibility given to their military naval production, and more generally to all industrial production ...

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With the Mini-Kinzhal, Russia maintains its lead in hypersonic weapons

When Vladimir Putin, then in the midst of an election campaign for his own succession, announced the entry into service of the airborne hypersonic missile Kh-47M2 Kinzhal, in March 2018, Western staffs were for ...

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Hypersonic missiles, laser: American destroyers Zumwalt will (finally) reveal their capabilities

The heavy destroyers of the Zumwalt class were, in the early 90s, to represent the future spearhead of the US Navy surface fleet. 32 units of ...

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