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militaryChina’s Railguns vs US 1000 Mile Range Super-cannon

The US is working on a 1000 mile range super-cannon but appears to be behind China for railguns. China has been testing a railgun on a naval ship for over a year. They claim that railguns will be deployed by …

economic impactPentagon Could Retire Aircraft Carrier to Save $30 Billion

The Pentagon has decided to cut the US aircraft carrier fleet from 11 to 10. In 2014, there was a proposal to cancel the mid-life upgrade of the USS George Washington. This proposal was defeated. The mid-life upgrade cancellations have …

controversialIf These US Navy Patents are Made Then We Are in a Star Trek Technology World

Salvatore Cezar Pais is a US Navy researcher. Salvatore has three amazing patents that would be incredible breakthroughs in physics if they are true. The least extreme is a patent for Piezoelectricity-Induced Room Temperature Superconductor. The other two patents are …

artificial intelligenceUS Navy Buys Four Large Robotic Submarine Drones

The US Navy will pay Boeing $43-million to buy four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (Robotic submarine drones or XLUUVs). Boeing based its winning Orca XLUUV design on its Echo Voyager unmanned diesel-electric submersible. The 51-foot-long sub will launch …

aircraft carriersChina Will Have Four Nuclear Powered Aircraft Carriers by 2035

Wang Yunfei, a naval expert, told the South China Morning Post that China will have four nuclear-powered aircraft carriers with electromagnetic launchers by 2035. Those carriers are expected to be comparable in size and launch capability to US aircraft carriers. …

chinaChina Shows off Missile Improvements that Put US Navy at Increased Risk

China ran a simulated strike mission using a Dongfeng-41 (DF-41) intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and has released video showing improvements to the medium range Dongfeng-26 (DF-26) ballistic missile. This was reported by the South China Morning Post. The DF-41 ICBM …

armyA Missile Container Navy Would be Six Times More Cost Effective

The US Navy is considering converting available merchant ships into missile-armed Navy ships. They would be able to make 15-20 merchant ships for the cost of one destroyer. The merchant missile ships would have 450-600 missiles versus 90 on one …

armyNew Mach 3 Shell Will Triple the Range on Over 1000 US Navy and Army Guns

In mid-2018, a US destroyer fired 20 hypervelocity projectiles (HVP) from a standard Mk 45 5-inch deck gun. The Hypervelocity projectiles will make the guns effective and low-cost weapons against cruise missiles and larger unmanned aerial vehicles. In 2016, there …

asiaUS and China Aircraft Carriers and World Military Power 2025-2050

There has been various speculation about China having five aircraft carrier by 2025 and up to ten aircraft carriers by 2049. Only two of China’s five aircraft carriers would be anywhere close to the capabilities of the US supercarriers. The …

militaryUS Navy Will Buy and Build Two Aircraft Carriers at a Time

The US Navy will block buy two Ford-class aircraft carriers at a time. The US Navy will buy and build the third and fourth new Ford aircraft carriers at the same time in order to get up to a 10% …