The Saratoga is part of the U.S. Atlantic fleet and participated in operation Desert Storm in 1990/91. Launched in 1956, this aircraft carrier is continuously up-dated, especially its radar and electronic systems.
Introduced to the RNLI in 1995, the all-weather Severn Class Lifeboat is the largest in their fleet. It has a range of 250 nautical miles and a top speed of 25 knots. It carries a powered Y boat that can be launched and recovered by a lightweight crane to enable rescues close to shore. It propellers are protected so it can take ground without damage.
Yasen class submarine , also known as the Severodvinsk class, is a new Russian nuclear multipurpose attack submarine class. The submarine is developed on the Akula-class submarine and the Alfa-class submarines and are projected to replace Russia's older Soviet-era class attack submarines both Akula class and Oscar class.
"Greenville" is the sixty ship of the Losangeles class submarine."Greenville" is in the Newport shipyard built second ships Losangeles class submarine. It is the Losangeles class submarine improved, enhanced navigation and icebreaking possibility.
During World War II, Gato class, and its successor, the Balao class, carried much of the burden of the submarine war in the Pacific Ocean. These new fleet submarines were successful boats that proved to be fast, strong, well armed, and prepared to the long-range patrols necessary to fight in the Pacific.
K-141 Kursk was an Oscar-II class nuclear cruise missile submarine of the Russian Navy, lost with all hands when it sank in the Barents Sea on August 12, 2000. It was named after the Russian city Kursk, around which the biggest tank battle in military history, the Battle of Kursk, took place in 1943.
It is 1942 and the German submarine fleet is heavily engaged in the Battle of the Atlantic to harass and destroy English shipping. With better escorts of the Destroyer Class, German U-Boats have begun to take heavy losses. 'Das Boot' is the story of one such U-Boat and its crew.