russia Archive

AI and satellite imaging make aircraft carriers vulnerable

US aircraft carriers and the naval ships of other nations have long been vulnerable to enemy submarines and missiles. French Exocet missiles destroyed British ships in the Falklands War. * Air Independent Propulsion submarines are cheaper and quieter and deadlier …

Unsinkable aluminum foam

Russians have added porosity to aluminum so that it can be lower density than water. Ships with porous aluminum foam would be unsinkable even with holes in the hull so long as the water that leaks in does not go …