Anti-Submarine Warfare (Part-2) : Diesel-Electric Submarines


When I talk about Anti-Submarine Warfare , it wouldn't be a complete description without explaining about the submarines which are being hunted. So I'll explain in depth about Diesel-Electric submarines in this post. As their name suggests, Diesel-Electric submarines run on diesel and electricity. They have a large network of batteries which are charged by …

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Anti-Submarine Warfare (Part-1) : Introduction


You've heard the expression "Looking for a needle in a haystack". But what if you were actually looking for a needle , in a thousand haystacks , with the needle trying to escape from you or prick you every time you come close to detecting it? Now replace the needle with a submarine and the haystacks …

Littoral Combat Ship – The Media Victim?


The Littoral Combat Ship program of the USN had been the target of critics since it started. I personally think that these ships are excellent. Critics argue that it doesn't carry AShMs and long range SAMs. But that's not what it's designed to do. The Tico and Burke take care of that part . LCS …