US MTR SEALION series speed boats

US MTR SEALION series speed boats

US special operations forces have a fleet of stealth speedboats of several models. Recently, a decision was made to renew the fleet of heavy class boats of the SEALION type....
Russian combat icebreaker "Ivan Papanin" begins testing

Russian combat icebreaker "Ivan Papanin" begins testing

The lead patrol ship of the new Project 23550 is preparing for testing and will be able to enter service with the Navy by the end of the year. It will be followed by several similar pennants designed to improve...
AN/SPY-6 radar complex and its prospects

AN/SPY-6 radar complex and its prospects

The US Navy is mastering the latest shipborne radar system AN/SPY-6. For now it is installed on only one destroyer, but in the future all new and modernized ones will receive such equipment...
Construction of patrol ships pr. 22160

Construction of patrol ships pr. 22160

The construction of patrol ships, Project 22160, continues. In the near future, another hull of this type will be launched and, after carrying out the remaining activities, will be included in the combat strength of the Navy....
Multifaceted talent. German minesweepers type "1935"

Multifaceted talent. German minesweepers type "1935"

From the first to the last day of World War II, the newest minesweepers of the 1935 type were an important element of the German fleet. They were used not only for the detection and destruction of mines, their installation and...
How to penetrate ships

How to penetrate ships

The Fritz pierced the seven decks like sheets of foil. A moment later, the bottom was knocked out - and the bomb buried itself in the water column. There its fuse woke up - 320 kilograms of ammotol shook the cruiser and went out...
Prospects for the cruiser TK-208 "Dmitry Donskoy"

Prospects for the cruiser TK-208 "Dmitry Donskoy"

It became known that the heavy SSBN “Dmitry Donskoy” was withdrawn from the Navy’s combat service and will be disposed of. Such plans have predictably been criticized, and it is proposed to find another ship for the deserved ship...