Seeing is believing

Whereas the First World War at sea is best remembered for the actions of the larger warships, a large proportion of the everyday duties of the Royal Navy was performed by smaller motor launches. An example of this is the actions of ML 357 which attacked three German submarines in the final months of 1917. These attacks formed the contents of a letter, revealed by Rick Mayall, which was written by the commander of the motor launch in January 1918.

On 9 April 1915, the British Admiralty placed an order througn Canadian Vickers for fifty anti-submarine boats to be built

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The Secret Mission Submarine

He was a great hero of France and if General Giraud could be persuaded to support the Allied landings in French North Africa much of the possible bloodshed could be avoided. Giraud agreed to travel to North Africa but he refused to travel in a British warship. So the only available vessel, the submarine HMS Seraph, became the USS Seraph, and for the first and only time a Royal Navy vessel was commanded by an American captain.

France had suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of the Germans in 1940 and many in that country blamed Britain for dragging

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Russian Navy in 2013 to take part in its 36 new ships

Russian Navy in 2013 to accept own composition 36 new warships, boats and auxiliary vessels. On this, as reported by ITAR-TASS, the deputy commander of the Russian Navy, Vice Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov.   According to him, the delivery of the fleet of marine equipment in such an amount «indicates the revival of the Navy.» Middle of March 2013, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that the Russian Navy until 2020 a total difficulties replenished 78 ships: eight strategic nuclear submarine 16 multipurpose submarines 54 surface ships of different classes   By 2016 the fleet was planned to take 24 new

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Small submarines

Deployment of strategic ballistic missile submarines began in those years when neither the USSR nor the U.S. had not yet launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) ​​with intercontinental range shooting. Because then subs were just a vehicle for the delivery of missiles closer to the objectives, ie within range, which makes missiles with a relatively small range of fire in a strategic tool. The principal feature of submarines with SLBMs in those years was their highest level of invulnerability. One side could not know where are directly at this time, on the other hand submarines armed with nuclear missiles, and even more

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«Kursk»: version of the death

Submarine of the Northern Fleet could not kill the South American and the British submarine Vladimir Korjavin August 12, 2000 sank SSGN K-141 «Kursk». Introduce you to «MIC» analysis of the probable circumstances of the death of our submarines. In those days I served in combat training management (ESM) of the Northern Fleet (NF) and composed of staff marching out to sea aboard the nuclear-powered cruiser «Peter the Great». August 11, 2000 «Kursk» in the eyes of the entire staff of «Peter the Great» successfully completed rocket fire and went to another part of the exercise. The next day held

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CA asterisk (Severodvinsk) began to repair submarines Smolensk

Ship Repair Center "asterisk" (Severodvinsk, is part of the United Shipbuilding Corporation, USC) has initiated work to restore the technical readiness of the underwater nuclear missile cruiser "Smolensk" project. 949A "Antaeus". As the press service of the company for the stay at the dock workers and specialists of "Stars" will perform the bulk of hull maintenance and other docking works, it is expected that it will take several months.

In the spring of 2012 the ship will be launched and its completion will continue to survive.  

Ship Repair Specialists of the Center will hold

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In the US-Iranian confrontation entered robots

Since the beginning of this year, the confrontation between the United States and Iran deteriorated significantly. West continues its policy of tightening sanctions against Tehran, inside the South American countries are often possible to hear calls to use military force against Iran. The Iranian government responded to nedavneshnego time only that conducted large-scale military exercise in the Persian Gulf. Confrontation between with 2 states in its own database has not only differences in the positions on the Iranian nuclear applets. In fact, these contradictions even deeper. It is not only in the sight of the differences with respect to

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Russian Navy in 2013 to take part in its 36 new ships

Russian Navy in 2013 to accept own composition 36 new warships, boats and auxiliary vessels. On this, as reported by ITAR-TASS, the deputy commander of the Russian Navy, Vice Admiral Alexander Fedotenkov.   According to him, the delivery of the fleet of marine equipment in such an amount «indicates the revival of the Navy.» Middle of March 2013, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced that the Russian Navy until 2020 a total difficulties replenished 78 ships: eight strategic nuclear submarine 16 multipurpose submarines 54 surface ships of different classes   By 2016 the fleet was planned to take 24 new

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Navy ships taking

Strong fleet has always been the guarantor of security. And to the future of the Navy is optimism. Our fleet will be updated with new ships. Sailors are waiting for new teachings and long hikes. Ahead of them, the new ocean miles.

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In recent years, our fleet has replenished several modern combat units. Among them — the corvette "Guarding". This ship, built by the company of "Severnaya Verf", was developed by the Central Marine Design Bureau "Almaz" and embodied the achievements of modern shipbuilding science. The system applies the latest ship, designed by Russian companies, integrated information

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Nuclear attack submarines and multipurpose. Projects 945 «Barracuda» and 945A «Condor»

Along with the development of multi-purpose nuclear submarines of the second generation in the leading countries KB, naval and industrial research centers, conducted exploratory work on third-generation submarines. For example, first the 1960s Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod) CDB-112 «Lapis» developed predeskizny project number 673 — multipurpose nuclear submarine design that incorporates many advanced solutions — based on rational beliefs hydrodynamics contours (without cutting fencing) polutorakorpusnaya scheme, single-shaft power plant having a single reactor and the similar. Later work on the new multipurpose nuclear submarine in Gorky continued. One such study was 71 and the year is taken as the

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