Posted in Coldwar Soviet Ships soviet submarines

Tango class submarines (1972)

Project 641B Som (NATO “TANGO”) conventional attack submarines 18 submarines (1972-2016), B-series (random numbers). The B-443 class or Project 541B…

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Udaloy class destroyers (1980)

13 destroyers (15 planned) 1980-today: Udaloy, Vice-Admiral Kulakov, Marshal Vasilyevsky, Admiral Zakharov, Admiral Spiridonov, Admiral Tributs, Marshal Shaposhnikov, Admiral Levchenko,…

Posted in ww2 Royal Navy ww2 UK Aircraft Carriers

Avenger class Escort Aircraft Carriers (1943)

Royal Navy – Escort Aircraft Carriers (1942-43)HMS Avenger, Biter, Dasher, Charger (recom. USN as CVE-30) Avenger class escort aircraft carriers:…

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ARA Veinticinco de Mayo (1969)

Argentinian Aircraft Carrier, ex-HNLMS Karel Doorman (R81), HMS Venerable (R63) (1969-1997) The ARA Veinticinco de Mayo (V-2), no. 1 of…

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Jordanian Navy

The Royal Jordanian Navy is an oddity since the country is landlocked except for its southern extremity, presenting a coast…

Posted in cold war us navy us submarines

Georges Washington class SSBN (1959)

Nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (1958-61), service 1959-1985: USS George Washington, Patrick Henry, Theodore Roosevelt, Robert E. Lee, Abraham Lincoln (SSBN-598…

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Principe Amedeo class ironclad (1872)

Italian Regia Marina, 1874-1900 Too late for the war with Austria: The Principe Amedeo class the last ironclad warships built…

Posted in ww1 naval aviation ww2 USN Aviation

Vought VE-7 (1917)

Vought VE-7 (1917) Naval Fighter – 128 built The Vought VE-7 “Bluebird” was an early biplane of the United States….

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Essex class (Cold War)

Fleet aircraft carriers – SBC-27, 125 and 144 Programs 17 ships 1943-1990 USS Hornet in 1954 in the Carribean 4…

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The Iraqi Navy – New fleet

The Iraqi Navy in the Cold War Although the Iraqi coastline is very short — just 58km — she maintained…