INTRODUCTION The US Navy was the first navy in the world to develop a comprehensive ship-based air defense system, the AEGIS, which consisted of powerful electronically scanning radar panels fitted to their destroyers and cruisers and a series of medium to long-range Surface to Air missiles (SAM). This was mainly designed to protect the US […]Read more "The Ultimate Showdown: (Part-1) Arleigh Burke v/s Daring Class Destroyers"
INTRODUCTION Given India’s interests in acquiring aircraft carriers and its doctrinal statements regarding sea-control and sea-denial, it appears that India, like China, seeks regional hegemony. It could be argued, however, that the acquisition of aircraft carriers is purely deterrent in nature and cannot be construed as being offensive in this case. To place the matter […]Read more "Dragon vs Elephant (Part-2): Indian Navy’s Role In The Indian Ocean"
INTRODUCTION The Indian Ocean is fast turning into one of the busiest oceans in the world. Most of the world’s oil supply passes through this region which makes secure sea lines very vital. Who will play a major role in the Indian Ocean is often a topic of debate. India has a large responsibility in […]Read more "Dragon vs elephant (Part-1): Indian Navy’s massive modernization drive"
INTROUCTION When we talk about top quality electronics and robotics, Japan is the first country which comes to our mind. But when we talk about military equipment, hardly anyone mentions Japan. Robotics and electronics are the main fields which are dominating today’s defense industries, and since Japan has an extremely strong base in them, they […]Read more "Top 10 Most Powerful Weapons of The Japanese Military"
This is the third part of the series. We have covered introduction and detection of anti-ship missiles in general in the earlier articles. We strongly suggest you read those 2 articles before proceeding with this as it will give you a better idea of what is explained here. In this article, we will specifically deal […]Read more "Explained – Can The US Navy Shoot Down The Deadly BrahMos Missile?"
The most important stage in shooting down Anti-Ship missiles is their detection. The most important stage in shooting down Anti-Ship missiles is their detection. Since these missiles follow high, medium or low altitude flight profiles, detection time varies. A high-flying missile can be easily detected from a long distance ( around 50-100 km away) and […]Read more "How To Shoot Down Anti-Ship Missiles: Part-2: Detection Using Radars"