united states navy

  1. quellish

    General Dynamics Model 100 / Cold Pigeon / Sneaky Pete / HAVE KEY

    Known at various times as: Model 100 Sneaky Pete Cold Pigeon 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...
  2. bobbymike

    Virginia Based SSGN Ohio Replacement?

    From Defensetech.org: 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...

    USN/DARPA ACTUV program

    https://actuv.darpa.mil/ 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...
  4. bobbymike

    Cobalt Gun Barrels that fire "forever"

    From www.army.mil 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...
  5. Skybolt

    Robert C. Truax 1917-2010

    Seems we completely overlooked this news. http://articles.latimes.com/2010/sep/30/local/la-me-robert-truax-20100930 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/09/28/AR2010092805243.html http://www.globalsecurity.org/space/systems/sealar.htm etc...
  6. Triton

    Fairchild X-1 Class Midget Submarine

    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...
  7. RyanC

    US Navy/USMC/US Army Sea Basing Concepts

    Fun. I liek the C-5A for scale. Clearly we need a folding wing C-5C to fit below decks. ;D
  8. Michel Van

    Lockheed Polaris Missile 1958 Wind Tunnel Tests

    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 ...
  9. GTX

    EA-18G Growler Drawing

    Hi folks, Does anyone have a good quality drawing of the EA-18G Growler? Regards, Greg
  10. airman

    Long Island CVE-1 or AVG-1 and planned AVG-2 - 5

    here the story of long island http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Long_Island_%28CVE-1%29 here were i found about planned AVG-2-3-4 and 5 http://www.bluejacket.com/usn_ship_stats_carrier_escort.html planned conversion Wakefield to AVG-2 Mt. Vernon to AVG-3 West Point to AVG-4 Kungsholm to...
  11. Pirate Pete

    US Navy FDL Project

    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...
  12. colombamike

    Future Surface Combatant Cruisers/Destroyers (futur of US navy 2018-2045's)

    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 ? ;D...
  13. Triton

    US Navy Submarine Extendible Turret System (SETS)

    Submarine Extendible Turret System by CR Wallin, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC (Dec 30, 1996) Handle / proxy Url:http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADD018404
  14. Triton

    US Navy Advanced Logistics Delivery System (ALDS)

    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) Abstract: Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA430083
  15. Triton

    US Navy Transformation Craft (T-Craft)

    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) Abstract: Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA488102
  16. Triton

    US Navy Transformable Heavy Lift Ship

    Transformable Heavy Lift Ship by Andrew Boxom et al., NAVAL SURFACE WARFARE CENTER CARDEROCK DIV BETHESDA MD, Aug 2007 Abstract: Handle / proxy Url: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA487944
  17. Triton

    US Navy Intra-Theater Auxiliary Lift Ship (ITALS)

    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) Abstract: http://handle.dtic.mil/100.2/ADA495567
  18. Triton

    US Navy CGH-67 Battlecruiser

    Browsing through DefenseImagery.mil and found this artist's conception for the CGH-67 battlecruiser shot on 3/1/1986 http://www.defenseimagery.mil/imagery.html#a=search&s=artist's%20concept%20&guid=c9ac99d262da8bfb073e9f2d11c589987e6752c1 Does anyone know anything more about this concept?
  19. F-14D

    USN Naming conventions

    Politicians love their profession so much and feel they are so important that they're always doing things like this. Since 1960, every carrier save one (Nimitz) has been named for a politician
  20. Triton

    US Navy Submerged Tank Landing Ship (LSST)

    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...