Let us test your memory. Think of a conflict where a carrier was used in combat. I am sure, several WW2 conflicts would first come to your mind. Let us think post WW2 and lemme throw in another challenge, the … Continue reading Carriers of the Indian Navy: INS Vikrant R11
The original Top 5 Carrier article compared USS Nimitz, Admiral Kuznetsov, Liaoning, FNS Charles de Gaulle and INS Vikramaditya. Since the addition of USS Ford, HMS Queen Elizabeth and Shandong would have made it too long for our readers, I … Continue reading Top 5 Carriers Part 2
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The advantages of nuclear propulsion are well known. For a fixed mass penalty, nuclear propulsion allows a vessel to sail for 2 and a half decades in the case of American supercarriers. The Forrestals (CV-59 to CV-62) displaced around 60,000 … Continue reading Why haven’t we seen carriers significantly bigger than USS Enterprise?
The Indian MMRCA competition was essentially killed when the Indian MoD (Ministry of Defense) requested for direct sales of 36 Rafale built at Dassault’s facilities in France. In September of 2016, nearly a decade and a half after the requirement … Continue reading Aftermath of Indian MMRCA
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The P-3 Orion has served several countries for decades and is a widely respected platform. Finding and fielding a capable replacement for such a platform is a difficult task. After several cancellations, potent replacements have been found in the form … Continue reading Boeing P-8A vs Kawasaki P-1: The comparison of modern MPAs