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Lessons From 40 Years of Missile Warfare: HMS Sheffield to the Moskva

The Maritime Executive 01 Jul 2022
The birth of the modern cruise missile in the Cold War, and the many sensors, communication tools, and other systems needed to use or defend against anti-ship missiles set the stage for a whole new era in naval warfare ... That readiness may also depend on other ships in the same task group.

EU Insurance Ban Targets Russian Oil Exports

Moscow Times 29 Jun 2022
An EU ban on insuring ships transporting Russian oil could potentially hurt Moscow more than its embargo on the nation's crude, analysts say ... The bloc had also slapped an embargo on the purchase of Iranian crude as part of sanctions against Tehran's controversial nuclear program.

NATO Expands Responding to War Caused by NATO Expansion

Consortium News 29 Jun 2022
congress is now pushing expensive ship-launched nuclear cruise missiles on its naval forces even as the U.S ... Congress funds nuclear weapon the Navy doesn't even want https.// ... We need to really start taking seriously the possibility that a nuclear weapon could ...

Why China’s Fujian carrier is a game-changer

Asiatimes 28 Jun 2022
Can such traditional warships survive against the onslaught of anti-ship technologies, ranging from drones to satellite reconnaissance to nuclear submarines to anti-ship cruise missiles (ASCMs) like the truck-mounted missiles that recently sank the pride of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet, Moskva?.

Watch the nuclear-powered flying hotel that can stay airborne for years with 5,000 passengers

Interesting Engineering 28 Jun 2022
The massive ship will also have cinema halls, theatres, and game rooms for those looking for regular entertainment and even venues for people to get married, The Independent said in its report ... Powered by nuclear fusion, the ship will be able to remain afloat for years together, all without carbon emissions.

Israel could let Iran send oil to Syria under US agreement

The New Arab 27 Jun 2022
Israel could let Iran send oil to Syria under an agreement arranged by the US, Israeli media said, as discussions on restoring a global nuclear pact with the Islamic Republic are set to restart. Three ships are currently en route to Syria from Iran, The Times of Israel cited Israel's Channel 12 broadcaster as reporting on Sunday.

The United States — The Pacific Bully

GlobalResearch 27 Jun 2022
... way to the French nuclear testing area ... At the time of the negotiation of the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty in 1985 Paul Malone wrote that it was for a “partial nuclear free zone”, as it did not prohibit the “passage of nuclear-armed ships or aircraft through the region”.

Iran launches space rocket

Russia Today 27 Jun 2022
The US, however, believes it to be part of a military ballistic missile research program to develop long-range nuclear strike capabilities ... In 2018, the administration of then-US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from the nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions on Iran, targeting its oil, petrochemicals, shipping, and other sectors.

Iran announces rocket launch as nuclear deal talks set to reopen

Yahoo Daily News 26 Jun 2022
Iran will conduct a rocket launch amid the reopening of negotiations over the nation's nuclear program, Iranian state media announced Sunday ... The Iranian regime has become increasingly aggressive as the start of new nuclear talks nears, with some of the country's naval vessels challenging a pair of U.S. ships last week.

Kidnap alert heightens Iran-Israel shadow war fears

BBC News 25 Jun 2022
Israel announced that it had foiled an alleged Iranian assassination plot; Iran boasted of a drone operation inside Israel; both countries allegedly attacked each other's cargo ships; and Iran last week said Israel was behind a sabotage attack on an underground nuclear site.

USS Gerald R. Ford: The most advanced carrier of the US cost around $13.3 billion ...

Interesting Engineering 24 Jun 2022
Compared to a CVN 68-class ship, the CVN 78 class is able to operate with almost 700 fewer crew members ... The ship, and her class, are equipped with two upgraded A1B nuclear reactors, the so-called Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS), Advanced Weapons Elevators, Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG), and Dual Band Radar (DBR).

USS George Washington suicides spark legislation for quality-of-life improvements on ships undergoing lengthy repairs

Stars and Stripes 24 Jun 2022
Amendments included in a House draft of the 2023 defense policy bill would pay an additional $200 per month to sailors working on ships docked for nuclear refueling and complex overhauls, subsidize the cost of moving closer to the shipyard, and force the Navy to confront low morale caused by poor working and living conditions aboard the vessels.

Kim’s psy-war coup spooks Seoul

Asiatimes 23 Jun 2022
The photo appears at a time when North Korea is on a missile0testing spree, and is making multiple allusions to tactical, rather than strategic, nuclear weapons ... Economically, targets on the east coast include the car- and ship-manufacturing center of Ulsan (“Hyundai Town”), as well as nuclear reactors.

The last nuclear plant in California – and the unexpected quest to save it

The Observer 23 Jun 2022
California’s last nuclear plant was nearing the end of its life ... Diablo Canyon has come to signify broader questions about the state’s energy future and whether it’s ready to leave nuclear power behind ... That’s left Diablo Canyon as the sole provider of nuclear energy ... “This ship has sailed,” Cavanagh said.A new future for nuclear?.

How China's oil imports are helping Iran withstand sanctions - analysis

The Jerusalem Post 22 Jun 2022
... nuclear deal ... The 260,000-ton cargo, carried by vessel Dorena which is owned by the National Iranian Tanker Corp (NITC), was discharged at Zhanjiang port, according to shipping tracking specialist Vortexa Analytics as well as US advocacy group United Against Nuclear Iran (UANI.).

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In this photo provided by the Ukrainian Emergency Service, a damaged residential building is seen in Odesa, Ukraine, early Friday, July 1, 2022, following Russian missile attacks
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