Category underwater vehicles

The Difficulty In Reaching The Boys Stranded In An Underground Cave In Thailand — Demonstrates The Need For Underground, And Underwater Rescue Drones

The Difficulty In Reaching The Boys Stranded In An Underground Cave In Thailand — Demonstrates The Need For Underground, And Underwater Rescue Drones      Many of us are crossing our fingers and hoping for an immediate rescue of the twelve boys and their soccer coach trapped in an underground cave – Tham […]

House Defeat Sends Navy Submarine Fleet Toward Budget Uncertainty

House defeat sends Navy submarine fleet toward budget uncertainty by Travis J. Tritten       | June 30, 2018 09:00 AM A bipartisan group of House lawmakers tried and failed this week to get the chamber on board with a $1 billion plan to reverse the shrinking of the Navy’s attack submarine fleet and counter China’s growing […]

Is Russia’s Ultimate Weapon A Robot Submarine?

NEWSMAX: Is Russia’s Ultimate Weapon a Robot Submarine? ry/cold-war-icbm-ssbn/2018/06/ 22/id/867703/ Launch room exemplar of a Russian submarine. (Dreamstime) By Dr. Peter Vincent Pry Friday, 22 June 2018 09:09 AM “Maskirovka” is an official and diligently practiced dimension of Russian military doctrine seeking to achieve strategic and technological surprise by concealment and disinformation. Dictator Putin and Russian […]

Chinese Robots Swarm The South China Sea: Beijing Is Well-Suited To Exploit Unmanned Machines Chinese Robo-Boats Swarm the South China Sea Beijing is well situated to exploit unmanned machines WIB SEA May 31, 2018 Robert Beckhusen China62 robots3 A video from late May 2018 shows a swarm of 56 small, unmanned boatsoperating in the South China Sea. While a rudimentary demonstration, it mirrors similar exercises performed by U.S. Navy boats practicing — […]

Forecasting The Future Of Warfare

David Maxwell:  “A long important read with important history (and a “scorecard”).” Excerpt: How Did We Do? You Decide.   I gave up command of the Army War College in the summer of 2000. Gen. Rick Shinseki, chief of staff at the time, kindly asked that I stay on active duty another six months to […]

Undersea Cables And The Challenge Of Protecting Seabed Lines Of Communication CAPABILITY ANALYSIS UNDERSEA CABLES AND THE CHALLENGES OF PROTECTING SEABED LINES OF COMMUNICATION MARCH 15, 2018 GUEST AUTHOR 1 COMMENT Seabed Warfare Week   By Pete Barker   Introduction For centuries, the sea has enabled trade between nations. Shipping continues to underpin international commerce today. But there is another unseen contribution that the oceans make to […]

Location, Location, Location: Evaluating Risks To Submarines From Low-Yield Warhead And Submarine Missile Launch Detection FOREIGN POLICY ESSAY Location, Location, Location: Evaluating Risks to Submarines from Low-Yield Warhead and Submarine Missile Launch Detection By Austin Long (RAND Corporation) Sunday, March 11, 2018, 10:00 AM Photo Credit: U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Michael Smith/Released via DVIDS Editor’s Note: How vulnerable are U.S. submarines in the event of a nuclear war? Some […]

‘Designed To Kill’: ‘Nightmare Weapon’s Terrifying Power; Russian Blueprints For An Unmanned Underwater Nuclear Drone

‘DESIGNED TO KILL’: Nightmare weapon’s terrifying power 16th Jan 2018 9:36 AM Russian blueprints for an unmanned underwater nuclear drone. Use this content by James Law THE Pentagon has confirmed that Russia has developed an unmanned underwater nuclear drone that has the potential to devastate US ports and harbours, according to a leaked government report. […]

HASC Chair Warns U.S. Submarines Can’t Submerge

For Immediate Release: October 30, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202)-225-2539 LOSING TIME “Every day we live under a continuing resolution is a day we do damage to our military.”  – Mac Thornberry, Chairman, House Armed Services Committee Submarines Can’t Submerge THE PROBLEM: Submarines must receive certification that they are capable of submerging.  The Navy tries to have […]

A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers And A Deadly New Cold War

The comments below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, David Maxwell Comment:  Dust off the Hunt for Red October (one of my favorite books by the way).   David Maxwell:  I received the below comments from  Professor Tom McNaugher when he flagged […]