View Post

Trump’s 12 Carrier Navy: Money Well Spent?

Trump has come out and endorsed a 12 carrier Navy. For those wondering a 12 Carrier navy is considered the comfortable minimum number of carriers we need to function carrier battle groups around the world; considering work ups, deployments and maintenance. While I am glad to hear that Trump wishes to expand the Navy, I’m not so sure I’m down …

View Post

Taiwanese Navy Accidentally Attacks Fishing Boat

Well…the headline for this article is a little misleading, but the result is probably the same. Earlier today, a Republic of China (Taiwan) missile corvette accidentally fired a Hsiung Feng III anti-ship missile, striking a fishing trawler. Now for some interesting points: The HF-III is a ramjet design that is reported to travel at least mach 2. The corvette (#607) …