Naval mines as a defensive barrier of Taiwan: a not so crazy hypothesis
At the end of World War II, the Americans launched Operation Starvation, a mine operation conducted by the United States Army Air Forces to interrupt the…
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Italy's Mediterranean route
Giorgia Meloni's first mission to Algeria has just ended, aiming to transform Italy into the energy hub of the whole of Europe. An important strategic plan in which...
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BETASOM base preparations to operate in the Western Atlantic (part two)
In the new operational environment of the Atlantic, the attack on enemy traffic, obviously no longer tied to the group tactic of the "wolf pack", was divided into many actions...
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BETASOM's base preparations to operate in the Western Atlantic (part one)
The order of 17 January 1941 to suspend the demobilization of the Bordeaux base and to cancel the return of Italian submarines to the Mediterranean was a wise decision. THE...
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We have reached 8 billion on the planet… where are we going?
Although demographers can never be sure, it was announced in the media that on November 15, Humanity reached the figure of eight billion individuals. Beyond the ...
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The secret relations between the Zionist groups and the Italian Navy (part 3/3)
With the end of the Second World War, starting in 1946, the Mossad agents in Italy, making use of the Palyam men, did everything to recover equipment...
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The secret relations between the Zionist groups and the Italian Navy (part 2/3)
In the Formia base, some members of the future Israeli navy were trained by former X MAS operators to carry out underwater attacks against possible adversaries....
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The secret relations between the Zionist groups and the Italian Royal Navy (part I/3)
In the XNUMXs, close collaborative relations began between the Italian Royal Navy and the Zionist movement which culminated, after the Second World War, in a...
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Underwater habitat experiments during the Soviet Union
During the Cold War, as the United States and the Soviet Union were looking at space as a new frontier…
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Asymmetrical attack on Sevastopol: another black day for the Russian Navy between fake news and embarrassing videos
After the attacks on the Russian fleet in the Black Sea, its ships now seemed destined to remain confined in port ...
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The strange project of the Seeteufel
Towards the end of the Second World War the German navy hypothesized the development of an underwater boat ...
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Eyes from the sky on the sea: the new frontiers of maritime surveillance
In recent years, the development of autonomous aircraft systems (UAS) has surpassed all initiatives. Even in the recent ...
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Divers in search of secret codes: the story of the tin openers
In 1918, Rear Admiral William Reginald “Blinker” Hall, head of the British Naval Intelligence Division (...
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19 April 1246, Battle of Haugsnes: a (moderate) XNUMXth century Icelandic massacre
The Battle of Haugsnes (1246) represents the most violent armed confrontation in Icelandic history, even if they died "...
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The recovery of the lost spy capsule (part two)
(Continued) We then came to the executive phase. Before the start of the recovery operations, tests were carried out ...
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The recovery of the lost spy capsule (part one)
Some will remember a famous film shot during the Cold War, Ice Station Zebra, inspired by a 1963 novel ...
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Mine alarm in the Black Sea?
Historically, naval mines have always been a serious threat to maritime traffic and to units ...
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Concrete ships
There were times when, instead of using traditional materials such as steel or wood, ships were built ...
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The story of the Halibut submarine, protagonist of many cold war mysteries
Among the most secretive nuclear submarines of the US Navy, the USS Halibut is certainly among those that can ...
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One of the most mysterious underwater searches of the Cold War: the recovery of the Soviet nuclear submarine K-129
The story began in March 1968 when a conventional Soviet Golf-class submarine crashed during ...
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