Known at various times as:
HAVE KEY (Under USAF Aeronautical Systems Division ownership)
Approximately 1976-1984, evolved into the ATA/A-12.
Sneaky Pete has been mentioned often in other threads, but has no thread of its own. I've recently run across an image...
A New Breed of Guided Missile Sub May Be Emerging
In case you haven’t seen this, submarine maker Electric Boat is pitching the idea of building a stretched Virginia class attack sub capable of carrying up to 194 Tomahawk cruise missiles. Basically, a 90-foot plug would be...
From the site :
DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare game goes live
April 04, 2011
Can you best an enemy submarine commander so he can’t escape into the ocean depths? If you think you can, you are invited to put yourself into the virtual driver’s seat of one of several...
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- During a firefight, the last thing a machine gunner wants to do is stop fighting to change barrels, but that's how it has always been done with standard, single steel-barrel machine guns. The reason for the barrel change is that at high temperatures...
Seems we completely overlooked this news.
Photographs of Fairchild submarine simulator.
Source: : From the Archives at Grumman Memorial Park Calverton, Long Island, New York or The Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City, Long Island via Warbird Information Exchange forum...
holy glory at youtube
Lockheed Polaris Missile Wind Tunnel Tests in 1958
at NACA Langley Research Center's Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel
the Video show a fist the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel and good look how they work.
the Polaris Wind tunnel model got one surprise: fins ...
here the story of long island
here were i found about planned AVG-2-3-4 and 5
Wakefield to AVG-2
Mt. Vernon to AVG-3
West Point to AVG-4
I came across the following article from an old Janes Fighting Ships (1969 edition I believe)
If these vessels had been realised, what effect would they have had?
No doubt there would have been an impact on the later LHA prgramme.
Fast Deployment Logistic Ship (FDL):
40,500 tons (FL)
855 x 104...
I open this thread for a big secret project ! ;D
The Future Surface Combatant project !
This project replace eventually all US cruisers of Ticonderoga class & very probably all (a minima, all earlier DDG of arleigh burke class) arleigh burke DDG.
Any news, any data, info, possible drawing ?
Assessment of Advanced Logistics Delivery System (ALDS) Launch Systems Concepts by Gregory W Anderson et al., NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV PHILADELPHIA PA MACHINERY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DIR (Oct 2004)
Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA430083
Transformation Craft (T-Craft) Concept Study by Cynthia Marks et al., NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV BETHESDA MD SHIP SYSTEMS INTEGRATION AND DESIGN DEPARTMENT (Aug 2007)
Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA488102
Intra-Theater Auxiliary Lift Ship by Oliver Sander and Parin Shah, NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV BETHESDA MD SHIP SYSTEMS INTEGRATION AND DESIGN DEPARTMENT (Dec 2007)
Browsing through DefenseImagery.mil and found this artist's conception for the CGH-67 battlecruiser shot on 3/1/1986
Does anyone know anything more about this concept?
The submerged tank landing ship (LSST) was sketched in 1955 by the United States Navy's Bureau of Ships (BuShips) for its "dream book." Powered by an S5W nuclear reactor, it would have attained 16 knots in landing trim and 12 knots submerged. It would have carried 500 troops and 500 tons of...