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Jul 19, 2021
Two Iranian Warships Spotted Near English Channel
Two Iranian warships are nearing the English Channel, according to satellite photographs reviewed by USNI News. The ships are thought to be headed to the Baltic Sea to represent Iran...
Jul 2, 2021
China’s New Super Carrier
A new aircraft carrier, currently under construction in Shanghai, is the most visible sign of China's rapidly expanding navy. It is larger than China's current two carriers and...
Jun 28, 2021
China's New Mystery Submarine: What We Know
At the height of the Cold War defense analysts often tried to piece together information about a new types of submarine seen outside shipyards. Today this is playing out again, only...
Jun 9, 2021
New Stealth Fighter For Chinese Navy’s Aircraft Carriers
The Chinese Navy is massively expanding its fleet, with at least three aircraft carriers at its vanguard. Yet these lack low-observable fighters. But that is expected to change. A...
May 31, 2021
Indian Navy’s First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier
The Chinese Navy is rapidly expanding its aircraft carrier fleet, with two in service and at least one more under construction. And while still new to the game, their experience of...
May 13, 2021
A New Type of Submarine for the Chinese Navy?
China has a massive submarine building program. Yet new classes of submarine may only be revealed after they have been built. Right now Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) may give us...
Apr 16, 2021
China’s New Carrier Is In Same League As Navy’s Ford Class
The Chinese Navy is radically modernizing its capabilities. Chief among these are a fleet of aircraft carriers. A new satellite image clearly shows the Type-003 aircraft carrier...
Mar 30, 2021
Iran’s New Missile Corvette Could Reshape IRGC Naval Doctrine
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGC-N) is building a new class of warships, as first reported in Naval News last week based on satellite imagery. The...
Feb 26, 2021
New Details of Russian Belgorod ‘Doomsday’ Submarine Revealed
Russia’s latest super-sized submarine, Belgorod, has been a conundrum for interested observers. While its existence is far from secret, Moscow has gone to great pains to...
Feb 1, 2021
Iran’s Best Submarines Have Been Out of the Water for a Month
While the Iranian naval forces have been clashing with U.S. forces in the Middles East in the last several weeks, its most capable submarines have been out of action. New information...
Jan 19, 2021
Chinese Survey Ship Caught ‘Running Dark’
A Chinese government survey ship was intercepted “running dark” without broadcasting its position via AIS (Automated Information System by Indonesian officials. The...
Jan 7, 2021
Attacks on Ships In Middle East Points to Iran-Backed Group
The Middle East remains a volatile area for merchant shipping into the new year, according to the analysis of attacks on ships in the region. Iran’s armed seizure of a South...
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