Some vessels and loads - length, displacement, crew
What do you need for a crew?
The US Army LSV looks to be exactly what the USMC is asking the USN to supply
The USN looks as if it wants to supply something like the MUSV ships and keep the sailors off the ships entirely.
The US Military...
As with Andrew Coyne, I have often found myself at odds with Jeffrey Simpson's views.... but I can't say I disagree with him here.
A long read.
Mr. Simpson is half way there in his appreciation of...
I can only imagine that the Ukrainian...
Hybrid-Electric Troop Transports Are Moving Toward the Battlefield
The quieter, cooler, less maintenance-intensive vehicles will make up at least part of the Army’s future fleet...
Celebrity opinion and Esquire are not high on my reading list but some noise must have penetrated my filters.
This is a tale of compromise.
Prestwick as an Operational Support Hub?
Good field. Good weather (by British standards). Close to deepwater docks in Glasgow. Handy to Faslane and Galloway and Carrick make for good training grounds. And Prestwick is looking for something to do with itself when the USAF isn't busy in...
I'm starting this thread because I am finding it difficult to keep discussions within the narrow confines of the threads on this board. I have become a serial violator of silos as I invariably find that everything is connected to everything else. In my cluttered mind this is becoming more...
5.5 BUSD over 20 years - to be built in Denmark.
And working with the RN to show it how to build, maintain and operate the Type 31 / Ivar Huitfeldts...
The A-10 - Not Dead Yet?
This is from the perspective of the US Army but as a civilian I found it incredibly informative.
Although as a Brit I would point out that the scientific basis of field artillery predates Napoleon by the best part of a century. Woolwich, Royal Artillery and Royal Engineers were Warranted on...
The Ukrainians are asking for range.
Norway's NAMMO has been touting their Ramjet developments since 2015 at least (150 successful test burns as of 2019). I wonder if any of these systems are making it into the field.
When applied to 155mm x L52 artillery NAMMO claims ranges of up to 150 km...
And no, I don't have a clue how these pieces fit together with...