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BACK TO THE FUTURE: USN & SOCOM MODIFY THE USS PONCE IN PREPERATION FOR “TANKER WARS II”

In breaking news it would appear that the US Navy, working with Special Operations Command (SOCOM), is rushing to deploy a floating sea base, tailored to support special forces and mine-sweeping operations. This floating outpost will come in the form … Read the rest of this entry

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US NAVY PROVED THAT THEIR SHIPS WERE VULNERABLE TO SWARM ATTACKS

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/12/washington/12navy.html This fascinating piece about a war game held by the USN to test their resilience to swarm or pack style attacks by small boats was sent in to me by a valued reader. The results of this exercise were … Read the rest of this entry

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