The Russian military mocked Britain’s new aircraft carrier on Thursday, saying the HMS Queen Elizabeth presented “a large convenient target” and would be wise to keep its distance from Moscow’s warships.
Amid rising tensions over alleged Syrian preparations for chemical attack, three of the U.S.’s most important spy planes were spotted snooping off Syria’s coast
…from SouthFront USSR’s first genuinely intercontinental bomber, the Tu-95 is practically a contemporary of the US B-52 Stratofortress, having entered operational service in 1956 at which time it acquired its iconic NATO reporting name of “Bear”. However, since the Tu-95 production continued until 1992, the Russian Bear fleet is considerably younger than the US B-52 […]
São Paulo was meant to replace the carrier Minas Gerais, which was formerly the British Navy’s HMS Vengeance and served that country from 1957 to 2001.
Iran’s Deputy Navy Commander for Coordination, Admiral Peiman Jafari Tehrani, admitted his country needs better military equipment, including but not limited to the building of a new aircraft carrier, as cited by semi-official Fars news agency.
By Gordon Duff, Senior Editor Already playing president, much like Reagan our “acting president,” Trump “saved” a thousand American jobs today by convincing Carrier, the air conditioning manufacturer not to take 2000 jobs overseas. Or did he? Trump is silent on which jobs remain, whether there are pay cuts, which Pence supports, or how many […]
Moscow’s decision to send a fleet of warships, led by the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier, to the eastern Mediterranean may have saved the Syrian military from getting bombed by the US, according to military expert Vladimir Evseev.
This concept is meant to function as a mobile platform capable of delivering the drones to deployment areas and at the same time to provide them with power, maintain their technical readiness and collect the data relayed by them.
As tensions continue to mount over disputed territories of the South China Sea, Beijing’s Navy is undergoing a renaissance of enhanced capability that may soon rival the maritime might of the West.
…from SouthFront Russia will send more advanced aircraft, including K-52 helicopter gunships, to Syria in order to strengthen the Russian military grouping that takes part in anti-terrorist operations. According to the Defense Ministry, Russia’s sole aircraft carrier of Admiral Kuznetsov will in October carry Ka-52 helicopters to Syrian waters to participate in combat missions across […]
Aircraft carriers have assumed the role of naval capital ships during World War 2 and have not relinquished it since.
Today I reported that the Russians are sending their aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, to the Mediterranean to intervene in the Syrian conflict.
…from SouthFront People’s Liberation Army Navy officials acknowledged the existence of the first indigenously built aircraft carrier for the PLAN on December 31st, 2015. The carrier is based on the same Soviet era template as the Liaoning currently in service, and is being built in the same Dalian shipyard as its predecessor. The Liaoning was […]
If worst comes to worst, Russia’s latest hypersonic missiles could make the America’s newest aircraft carrier design, the Ford class, a ‘floating graveyard’, says journalist and military analyst Sergei Ischenko. Later this year, the US Navy plans to accept the USS Gerald R. Ford, the most expensive and advanced warship ever put to sea, into service. Eventually, Ford-class […]