US Navy

The Guided Missile Cruiser USS Belknap Collision with the Aircraft Carrier USS John F. Kennedy

When the USS Belknap was launched in 1963, she was the first of her class of the new guided missile cruiser vessels in the United States Navy. Named after Rear Admiral George E. Belknap and Reginald Rowan Belknap, she was the pinnacle of naval warfare technology at the time. Belknap class was designated as single-ended

The F-23 Fighter: The American Super Plane That Never Was

In 1991, the Pentagon chose YF-22 as the winner of the Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) competition, even though there are people claiming to this day that its main competitor YF-23 was a better aircraft at the moment. YF-22 was more maneuverable, but YF-23 has superior supercruising speed even with Pratt & Whitney YF-119 engines. When

Russian Navy Aircraft Carrier two biggest problems

Russia has only one remaining navy aircraft carrier, and in a couple of weeks, two airplanes were not able to land on it resulting in their destruction. The carrier, named Admiral Kuznetsov, had some technical issues in arresting gear compartment which led to the loss of the Mikoyan MiG-29KUBR Fulcrum-D and a Sukhoi Su-33 Flanker-D.

The Missiles in the South China Sea Should be Scarry!

According to the reports, China has deployed surface-to-air missiles and anti-ship cruise missiles in the Spratly Islands chain that is located in the South China Sea. This is just another move that Beijing made, along with the installing the jamming equipment in the region that is there and designed to disrupt all radar systems and

Is Virginia Class Submarine the Best Submarine Ever?

The United States wants to do everything to establish military dominance, and recently they have developed new acoustics, sensors and quieting technologies to improve in the undersea domain. China and Russia keep modernizing their submarines, and the United States needs to keep track and have the best Navy out of the three. In order to

USS Franklin and a tale of toxic leadership

USS Franklin (CV-13) was one of 24 Essex class aircraft carriers United states Navy fielded during the World War 2. It was a very successful design, this was supported by the fact that neither of them was lost to the enemy actions, despite some of them, like Franklin, suffering major damage. Franklin, nicknamed Big Ben,