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?
If there was an award for the most wrongly compared pair of aircraft, it had to go to the pair we are going to talk about in this article. One of the aircraft was designed to be a tank killer, … Continue reading A-10 Thunderbolt II vs Su-25 Frogfoot
The T-72 is one of the most widely used MBTs ever produced but has been slammed due to its dismal performance during the Iraqi campaign against the M1. This happened not because either one was overly superior, but because the M1 … Continue reading Countdown to tank battles of Iraq and T-72’s failure