David Axe has the story of the Santa Fe, an Argentine diesel-electric submarine that fought off a swarm of British helicopters before succumbing:Cut off and incommunicado, the Santa Fe's crew fought back against the swarms of Wessex, Wasp and Lynx helicopters, using only the firearms...
There's been some good Falklands blogging around the interweb-tubes of late.Alex at Yorkshire Ranter has been doing some bang-up work:Myth 1: Command?Myth 2: Maggie?Myth 3: Imperialism?Myth 4: Friends in High.
HMS Sheffield was the first of the Royal Navy's Type 42 Destroyer, a class designed to supply fleet air defense. Theoretically, the Type 42 destroyers were supposed to protect a.
USS Phoenix was the fifth of the Brooklyn class, a group of light cruisers designed in response to the Japanese Mogami class and the restrictions imposed by the London Naval Treaty of 1930. The Treaty, in an effort to limit competition in heavy cruisers, established...
Matt refers to a Richard Bush and Michael O'Hanlon discussion of the potential "rules" for a war between China and the United States over Taiwan. I think that this is.
In addition to being Treason-in-Defense of Slavery Month, this April is the heart of the 25th anniversary of the Falklands War. I'll have more later this month about some naval.