RIMPAC Ships

08/24/2012
08/24/2012: RIMPAC Ships [slidepress gallery='rimpac-ships'] Credit:Defense Imagery Management Operations Center:June and July 2012 In the first photo, the Mexican navy ship ARM Usumacinta(A-412) arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to support Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise. Twenty-two nations, 42 ships, six submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000…

Russian Bulava SLBM Will Enter Service Next Year

07/11/2011
By Dr. Richard Weitz 07/11/2011 - The recent successful launch of Russia’s RSM-56 Bulava (NATO code name SS-NX-30) Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile (SLBM) may finally mark a turning point for this troubled weapons system. On June 28, a Bulava left a submerged next-generation Borey-class submarine, the Yuri Dolgoruky, and flew…