David Knights' Weblog

June 29, 2020

Spy subs

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:52 pm
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Unmanned spy subs.  An interesting concept. hiding boomers will get much more difficult in the coming years.

January 17, 2020

Underwater spy drones

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 3:26 pm
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We are apparently using them.  Other countries are apparently catching them occasionally.  Glad to see the USN out there.  More please.

April 17, 2019

Interesting USN proposals

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:17 am
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More unmanned ships for the USN.

Revival of the VPB using B-1s

Stories like this give me some hope that the USN is thinking out of the box and won’t get caught equipping itself to fight the last war.

December 26, 2018

Russia rattling its sabers

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 6:00 pm
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Russia claims advancements is both hypersonic missile warhead and a nuclear armed UUV.  Given the poor state of Russia’s economy and the low price of oil, frankly Russia is simply wasting precious resources.  I predict a crash in Russia, sooner, rather than later.

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