In recent years, a number of groups have begun researching and building vehicles that can smoothly transition from water to air and back again. Among these new platforms are the Naviator, a multicopter unmanned aircraft system (UAS) from Rutgers School of Engineering, a quadrotor called CRACUNS built by Johns …Read More »
US Navy’s Gigantic Railgun becoming ready to be deployed on Warships for defence against cruise and ballistic missiles.
US Navy is ready to deploy their futuristic Electromagnetic Railgun (EMRG) for field tests. According to the Office of Naval Research (ONR) press release, the railgun has been in the works for over a decade. Rear Admiral Matthew Klunder, head of US Naval Research, said the futuristic electromagnetic railgun – so called …Read More »
U.S. Navy deploy Next Generation Virginia class Attack submarines in Pacific, capable of launching UAVs and UUVs
The U.S. Navy took delivery of the Virginia-class nuclear attack submarine USS Washington (SSN-787), the 14th sub of the Virginia-class sub, on May 26, the service said in a statement. According to a May 27 U.S. Navy press release, it completed the so-called Board of Inspection and Survey trials at the …Read More »
The US Warship ‘USS Mason’ was targeted by two missiles off the coast of Yemen on Sunday but missed the vessel and hit the water instead, a Pentagon spokesman said. The missiles were fired at the USS Mason from Houthi-controlled territory in war-torn Yemen, Capt. Jeff Davis said, adding that …Read More »
Successful testing of LRASM, a long-range, precision-guided, anti-ship missile designed to meet the needs of U.S. Navy and Air Force in A2/AD threat environments.
China is fielding large number of long range of antiship ballistic and cruise missiles , strike aircraft, and submarines designed to overwhelm both US air bases and carrier strike groups. According to US Navy, “As the air and missile defense capabilities of potential adversaries rapidly advance, the ability of the U.S. Armed …Read More »
Researchers looking to fishes for designing Armor, ultra fast and stealthy Submarines and Underwater Robots
Oscar Curet is an assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University. For the past couple of years, he’s studied the movement of the Knifefish, an animal native to the Amazon River, that uses a long ribbon fin to propel itself through the water and navigate its complex environment. Inspired by it, …Read More »
US testing Hypervelocity projectile (HVP) for protecting military units on land and sea from large missile salvos by Russia and China
The tungsten “hypervelocity projectile” (HVP) is being tested in the Army’s 105mm Howitzers, and test fires from the Navy’s deck-mounted 5-inch guns are expected as well, according to a report from Scout Warrior. When fired from 5-inch powder guns, the projectile achieves a speed of roughly Mach 3, which …Read More »
U.S. Navy is now prototyping a new, longer range and more lethal torpedo to kill adversaries ultraquiet submarines in littorals
The U.S. Navy is now prototyping 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. Lockheed Martin developed the new version of the Mk-48 under a five-year $425 million contract that was …Read More »
China is developing ever-advancing anti-access, area denial capacity and capabilities, through deployment of long-range aircraft equipped with anti-ship cruise missiles, submarines, surface ships with long-range missiles, and land-based ballistic missiles, putting into risk, any carrier operating within 1,000 miles of the Chinese coast. It is also employing advanced integrated air …Read More »
DARPA’s Tactical Undersea Network Architecture (TUNA) program recently completed its initial phase, successfully developing concepts and technologies aimed at restoring connectivity for U.S. forces when traditional tactical networks are knocked offline or otherwise unavailable. The program now enters the next phase, which calls for the demonstration of a prototype of …Read More »