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China Developing Arsenal Ship

Reports claim there has been substantial design work and concept proofing for a new underwater arsenal ship in China. A leading chinese naval engineer Professor Dong Wei Cai continued to work on a key aspect of the arsenal ship design: the high-speed wave hydroplane up until his recent death. There are two concepts in circulation: 1. a high-speed warship with ...

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Aselsan To Provide CIWS for Pakistani Fleet

Aselsan has announced a EUR4.68 million (USD5.09 million) contract with fellow Turkish technology and systems manufacturer Savunma Teknolojileri Mühendislik ve Ticaret (STM) to supply close-in weapon systems and communications equipment for the Pakistan Navy’s under-construction fleet tanker. Aselsan said in a 20 July statement that it would supply its STOP stabilised gun system and Communication Switch System (MAS) to be ...

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Israel and Pakistan Bolster Second Strike Capability With AIP Subs

Israel does not trust Iran just as Pakistan does not trust India. While Israel is preparing for eventual nuclear-armed Iran in the future, Pakistan is threatened by India’s growing nuclear triad and atomic arsenal today. So what are Israel and Pakistan doing to deter potential nuclear attacks by their regional rivals? They are both building sea-based nuclearsecond strike capability with ...

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China’s Next Generation of Carrier-Based Fighter to Emerge before 2020

China’s international radio station Voice of Strait says in its report on March 11 that Sun Cong, a CPPCC (Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, China’s top advisory body) member who is chief designer of J-15 carrier-based fighter jet, disclosed to the station’s reporters in an interview that China’s next generation of carrier-based fighter jet may emerge before 2020. J-15 carrier-based ...

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Russia’s New 4th Generation Lada Submarine To Nullify USA’s Naval Power

The new Russian submarine, Lada, will end the era of USA’s reign at sea. Washington will lose the main instrument of “power projection” to remote regions and may finally lose its global geopolitical role as well. Anti-Russian militaristic hysteria has been snowballing in the West lately. Having noticed the revival of the traditionalist, imperial Russia that the deceitful Western Sodom ...

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PLAN Expands Its Type 093 Midget Submarine Line

Beijing has revealed a version of the Type 093 midget submarine, known as the 093T, suggesting that more vessels in this class may be produced, reports news website Cankao Xiaoxi. The 093B midget submarine reportedly has a vertical launch system that can launch 16 missiles, including the supersonic anti-ship YJ-18 and the DH-10 cruise missile. Such a submarine can carry ...

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Russia’s Planning On Upgraded Nuclear Submarines

Russia is apparently planning an enlarged naval fleet. 12 Project 955 “Borei” submaines. Eight 955s have been ordered under the SAP 2020. Four more are planned after 2020. The Borei has a compact and integrated hydrodynamically efficient hull for reduced broadband noise and the first ever use of pump-jet propulsion on a Russian nuclear submarine. The Borei submarines are approximately ...

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Indian Built Nuclear Submarine’s Sea Trials By End Of Year

 In a major boost to indigenisation of defence manufacturing technology, India’s first nuclear-powered and nuclear-armed submarine ‘INS Arihant’ will head out for sea trials by the year-end. “INS Arihant’ will be ready for sea trials by the end of this year,” an official aware of the developments relating to the 6,000-tonne submarine said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Once the ...

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Shanghai Shipyard To Build Second Chinese Designed Aircraft Carrier

China will soon start building its second locally designed aircraft carrier in Shanghai, according to a Canadian report. Chinese Internet, said Shanghai’s Jiangnan Shipyard was preparing to start work on the carrier. When completed, the carrier and another under construction in Dalian will give the PLA Navy two fully functioning, battle-ready aircraft carriers. The recently completed Liaoning, the refitted former ...

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