Archived posts with tag ‘Typhoon’

30.07.12 How to Defeat the Air Force’s Powerful Stealth Fighter

The fast, stealthy F-22 Raptor is “unquestionably” the best air-to-air fighter in the arsenal of the world’s leading air force. That’s what outgoing Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz wrote in 2009.

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The Diplomat: Russia’s Disappearing Subs

by DAVID AXE A debate is raging over whether Russia will soon decommission its three gigantic Typhoon-class nuclear-powered ballistic-missile submarines. With or without the enormous Typhoons, each of which displaces 34,000 tons while submerged, Russia’s undersea fleet is all but certain to decline — and that has strategic implications for Moscow and Washington. Prior to [...]

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