anti-submarine warfare

How the flawed L-188 Electra airliner originated the P-3 Orion, the most successful compromise in the history of maritime aviation

How the flawed L-188 Electra airliner originated the P-3 Orion, the most successful compromise in the history of maritime aviation

The P-3, the most successful compromise in the history of maritime aviation Designed to replace the P-2 Neptune, Lockheed's P-3… Read More

1 week ago

Russia most powerful and quiet nuclear attack submarine Carries Out Missile Exercise off US East Coast

Russia most powerful nuclear attack submarine off US East Coast Kazan, a nuclear Russian Yasen-M-class guided missile submarine loaded with… Read More

1 month ago

US Navy Electronic Warfare Technician tells how close the escort ships of a carrier strike group typically sail in relation to a carrier

The carrier battle group The CVBG was first used in World War II, primarily in conflicts between the United States… Read More

3 months ago

US Navy submariners tell who act as doctors aboard submarines given that physicians are not generally aboard

Doctors not onboard US Navy submarines What happens when you get sick on a submarine? When we think about the… Read More

4 months ago

US Navy Submariner explains why the Soviet Captain was at fault when K-314 submarine rammed USS Kitty Hawk aircraft carrier

The day K-314 submarine rammed USS Kitty Hawk aircraft carrier On Mar. 21, 1984, while US Navy Battle Group Bravo… Read More

5 months ago

The story of the US Navy P-3 pilot who was able to land his Orion with two engines out on the same wing

The P-3 Orion Far from sight of land, skimming over rough seas whose depth and darkness hide a possibly hostile… Read More

6 months ago

P-3 NFO tells the story of when his Orion had to flew a 13 hours anti-submarine patrol and shut down 2 engines because the P-3 due to relieve his aircraft had been delayed

The P-3 Orion Far from sight of land, skimming over rough seas whose depth and darkness hide a possibly hostile… Read More

6 months ago

US Navy to deploy Tomahawk anti-ship missile on Los Angeles- and Virginia-class submarines in 2024

Tomahawk anti-ship missile The US Navy is gearing up to enhance its submarine capabilities with ship-targeting versions of the highly… Read More

7 months ago

US Navy submariner recalls when while his boat was on silent running engineering watchstanders had to bang wrenches on metal for half an hour before other subs and ships could find it during drills

Silent running. Silent running (or ultra-quiet) is a stealth mode of operation for submarines. During silent running, the propellers have… Read More

8 months ago

US Navy Nuclear Submariner explains what Ohio-class SSBN crews are supposed to do afterwards if they really did finish launching their ICBMs

Ohio-class SSBN. The Ohio-class SSBN was conceived in the early 1970s and at 560 feet, they became the largest submarines… Read More

9 months ago

U-2 pilot recalls when a Soviet submarine nearly fired a nuclear torpedo at a US Navy ship almost escalating Cuban Missile Crisis into World War III

A U-2 pilot tells a scary story that took place during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Built in complete secrecy by… Read More

9 months ago

When China took control of the Paracel Islands after defeating South Vietnam (The US did not lend help to the South Vietnamese)

Paracel Islands had been claimed by South Vietnam and China since the departure of the French from their Indochina colony… Read More

9 months ago

SSN-810 Virginia-class attack sub to be named after San Francisco

Secretary of the US Navy Carlos Del Toro announced the name for the future SSN-810 as part of the Navy’s… Read More

9 months ago

Sonar Technician explains why when US Navy Submarines go to “Ultra-quiet” they suddenly seem to disappear from other boats’ sonar

Ultra-quiet mode of operation Silent running (or ultra-quiet) is a stealth mode of operation for submarines. During silent running, the… Read More

9 months ago

The story of the Japanese Naval Aviator who became the only Axis Pilot to bomb US Mainland during World War II

The only Axis pilot to bomb the contiguous US during World War II Nobuo Fujita was a Japanese naval aviator… Read More

10 months ago

The story of when a RAF Sunderland and a German U-boat destroyed each other

The RAF Sunderland The Sunderland is an iconic British aircraft of World War II, and the only RAF Coastal Command… Read More

10 months ago

US Navy Submarine Chief Petty Officer explains why it’s not true that Ohio-class submarines lack enough ballast to remain submerged after they fire all of their SLBMs

Ohio-class submarines The Ohio-class SSBN was conceived in the early 1970s and at 560 feet, they became the largest submarines… Read More

11 months ago