F-35 : The Greatest American Gamble


A Jack of all trades but a master of none These words precisely suit the 5th generation gamble made by the USA and its allies.The multi-billion $ F-35 program has been the target of critics worldwide ever since it got delayed and shot past its budget. Reports claim that the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) as …

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The Next Gen Royal Navy Frigate : Type 26 – Global Combat Ship


Can the Royal Navy afford a multi billion $ program to build new generation frigates ? The Brits have a good history of building warships . But lately a string of budget cuts and some poor planning have left them with a powerful navy which doesn't have the operational readiness or the global presence it …

Anti-Submarine Warfare (Part -4 ) : The Submarine Hunters


INTRODUCTION Now that you are familiar with the different kinds of submarines, their strengths and weaknesses , I will tell you about what assets are employed in hunting submarines. Ships, planes, helicopters and other submarines are used in hunting submarines . Anti-Submarine Warfare is an extremely complicated affair that requires proper coordination between Surface, Sub-surface, …

Anti-Submarine Warfare ( Part-3) : Nuclear Submarines


I'll now tell you about submarines which can stay submerged for months at a time, carry enough nuclear weapons to destroy a continent , and have an unlimited range which enables them to travel for more than a decade before they need refueling. All these abilities make them extremely dangerous in modern warfare. They are …