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The Virginia Payload Module and Versatility

Updated 7/7/17 to improve readability and add information. Anyone involved in the study or practice of naval warfare can attest to the prowess of submarines. While neither the flashiest nor most “visible” components of a navy, submarines are…


Lasers: The Future of Missile Defense?

This post is a follow-on to a previous article, The Challenges of Missile Defense. As discussed, the current interceptor-based missile defense solutions have cost, deployability and performance limitations that will be difficult to overcome. Their usage…


The Obsolete Philippine Navy

The Philippines is a geographically large nation with a substantial population of over 100 million. It also consists of over 7,000 islands. Despite this, the Philippine Navy has little combat capability. This article will examine the current state and composition…