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Grayback class submarines (1957)

Conventional Cruise Missile Attack Submarines: USS Grayback, Growler SSG-574, 577. 1958-1964. The first US cruise missile submarines Development In the…

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Krivak class frigates (1970)

Project 1135 Burevestnik (Bditelnyy class) ASW Frigates 33 ASW Frigates, NATO Krivak I, II, III and IV, 1975-1990 Bditelnyy, Bodryy,…

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La Galissonnière (1960)

French Navy (1962-95), T56 design, D638 The T53 (Duperré) class destroyers succeeded to the the T47 or (Surcouf class), five…

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Kirov class Battlecruisers (1977)

Kirov (1980), Frunze (1984), Kalinin (1988), Yuri Andropov (1988), Dzerzhinsky (cancelled). 1992: Admiral Ushakov, Lazarev, Nakhimov, Pyotr Velikiy (2 BU,…

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Iowa class (Cold War)

Battleships (1942-44): USS Iowa, New Jersey, Missouri, Wisconsin The only cold war battleships in activity This post must be seen…

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USS Darter SS-576 (1956)

Conventional Attack Submarine 1956-1989. An experimental conventional hunter killer USS Darter (SS-576) was essentially a repeat Tang class incorporating many…

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HMS Vanguard (1944)

United Kingdom (1939-1960) Genesis of the Vanguard design It should be tempting to reduce HMS Vanguard to a solution for…

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FS Jean Bart (1940)

French Navy (1949-70), Rebuilt Battleship Backstory: An unfinished battleship in WW2 FS Jean Bart was the sister ship of Richelieu,…

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November class Submarines (1957)

Project 627 “Kit” nuclear attack submarines 14 submarines 1957-63: One project 627, twelve project 627A, one project 645 Known in…

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Mirka class Frigates (1960)

Project 35/35M ASW Frigates 18 ASW Frigates of the Mirka I & II, 1960-1990 After the early phase centered around…