Category Navy

New Heavily-Armed Submarine Enters Service In North Korea

David Maxwell Comment:  “If this is accurate reporting there is only one reason for developing this submarine – a second strike nuclear capability.  While we cannot know Kim Jong-un’s intentions for sure, he does provide us many indicators for assessment.  Note the comment “non-nuclear missile submarine” refers to the submarine not being nuclear powered not […]

Secret Military Mission Uncovered In Libya; Including Australian, British, And U.S. Operatives

Secret military mission uncovered in Libya dailytelegraph.com.au · May 25, 2020 United Nations experts have unmasked a secret mission of private western forces in Libya, including Australian, British and US military operatives, according to a confidential report seen by dpa. At least 20 people from Australia, France, Malta, South Africa, Britain and the United States were […]

New Submarine Or SLBMs Likely Next Options For North Korea To Claim Enhanced Nuke Deterrence: experts

David Maxwell Comment:  “This would be logical.  The north would want a “second strike” capability to enhance nuclear deterrence.  However, I am sure the ROK and US navy’s have long bee anticipating this and I would guess we have our enhanced anti-submarine warfare capabilities in the region prepared to deal with this threat.  And I would bet we […]

The F-35B Guarantees Allied Naval Dominance Over China

The F-35B Guarantees Allied Naval Dominance Over China Its stealth, long-range sensors and ability to internally carry Raytheon’s AIM-120 AMRAAM air-to-air missile make it the world’s most effective air supremacy fighter, after the F-22. The Joint Strike Missile (JSM), and Lockheed’s Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) provide the F-35B with advanced long-range sea and land […]

The Trailer Just Dropped For ‘The Outpost’ — A New Movie About One Of The Bloodiest Battles Of The Afghan War

See the video at this link: https://taskandpurpose.com/entertainment/the-outpost-movie-trailer?jwsource=fb&fbclid=IwAR2ZMGy0eeIcnEZ1CAW7_wkEOmnpaVLjhn0MG-Upb4W4cmewgYNpN6xEcGY The trailer just dropped for ‘The Outpost’ — a new movie about one of the bloodiest battles of the Afghan War taskandpurpose.com · by James Clark The trailer for The Outpost, an upcoming military thriller about the Battle of Kamdesh, has finally arrived. Based on the book of the same name by […]

The Pentagon’s $800M Effort To Embed AI In Decisions In ‘All Tiers’

The Pentagon’s $800M Effort to Embed AI In Decisions in ‘All Tiers’ That’s the goal of a five-year task order from the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center to Booz Allen Hamilton. defenseone.com · by Nextgov By Aaron Boyd Senior Editor, Nextgov, Nextgov Read bio 12:19 AM ET That’s the goal of a five-year task order from the Joint Artificial Intelligence Center […]

Navy Ships Improve Attack With New Multi-Beam Satellite Antenna

https://www.foxnews.com/tech/navy-ships-multi-beam-satellite-antenna?intcmp=tbog_pa&tblci=GiDbosw8L3RR6c7dmpge5oQDviOvMOP6W0NDTG7HzM5AsiD3wUY Navy ships improve attack with new multi-beam satellite antenna 17 hours ago Thunderbirds director of operations on flyovers to honor COVID-19 workers Lt. Col. Kevin DiFalco on the importance of boosting morale during coronavirus pandemic. Targeting enemy ships, bouncing war data off of drones, detecting incoming ballistic missiles, seeing approaching small boat attacks from over […]

How AI Will Soon Change Special Operations

David Maxwell Comment:  “Hopefully these capabilities will pan out.  With all due respect to the commander and the comments are probably taken out of context, I think we have to change our mindset in influence from being reactive.  Rather than think about what people are thinking and reacting to messaging ,or counter-messaging, we need to […]

The Navy’s Next Jet Trainer Won’t Be Able To Land Or Take Off From An Aircraft Carrier

The Navy’s Next Jet Trainer Won’t Be Able To Land Or Take Off From An Aircraft Carrier        This would be a huge change for the Navy’s tactical jet Naval Aviator training pipeline.   By Joseph TrevithickMay 18, 2020 https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/33524/the-navys-next-carrier-jet-trainer-wont-be-able-to-land-or-take-off-from-a-carrier The U.S. Navy is looking for a new carrier jet trainer that could replace its aging T-45 Goshawks. Most […]

Sweden’s Famously Stealthy Submarine Is Now Even Quieter

Sweden’s Famously Stealthy Submarine Is Now Even Quieter https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2020/05/17/swedens-famously-stealthy-submarine-just-got-even-quieter/#5c013b1c2bfb H I SuttonContributor      Aerospace & Defense ·  ·  When Sweden loaned one of its AIP (Air Independent Power) submarines to the U.S. Navy, it made waves. HMS Gotland operated out of San Diego for over 2 years in the late 2000s, reputably ‘sinking’ the carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) in an exercise. […]