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Warships and Submarines of Naval Warfare


The second oldest battlefield of the world - the ocean - continues to evolve and now includes stealth technology and more advanced onboard systems.

Since the early days of sea-faring, the warship has maintained a presence on the battlefield. No more was this apparent than in the great battles fought throughout the "Age of Sail" between the various naval powers of Europe. With the arrival of the ironclad, the steel-clad warship followed, culminating in the battleship. Succeeding them were the aircraft carrier and submarine, which own the waters today.

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WARSHIPS & SUBMARINES BY COUNTRY
Our listing of past and present warship and submarine types (including complete classes) by operating country, from Albania to Vietnam.
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MODERN WARSHIPS & SUBMARINES
Those vessels currently, actively in operation or being considered by the various naval powers of the world.
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AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
The current ruler of the high seas remains the almighty aircraft carrier brimming with all manner of weaponry, specialists and aircraft types.
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SUBMARINES
The submarine, capable of prowling the depths of the ocean, remains a primary threat to surface ships on the water today.
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FRIGATES
The frigate warship is a long-standing participant of naval warfare, having evolved from the wood-and-sail ships of old.
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CRUISERS
Though not particularly popular in most modern navies, the cruiser still holds a place in the inventories of some major players.
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DESTROYERS
Originally designed to counter the threat posed by torpedo boats to Capital Ships, the destroyer has become so much more today.
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CORVETTES
The corvette supplies most any navy with a relatively agile and compact weapons platform suitable for handling a wide array of mission types.
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PATROL BOATS / COASTAL HUNTERS
Protecting one's offshore territories and inland waterways remain critical to a nation's defense - hence the focus of this group of naval vessel.
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BATTLESHIPS
Though their days are long gone, battleships retain a certain fascination amongst the public due to their sheer size and available firepower.
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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR SHIPS
Control of vital waterways and ports was crucial to victory in the bloody, and years-long, American Civil War of 1861-1865.
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WORLD WAR 1 SHIPS
The great naval clash of the Battle of Jutland headlined ocean-going warfare during The Great War years.
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WORLD WAR 2 SHIPS
Both the aircraft carrer and attack submarine came into their own during the naval campaigns dotting the World War 2 battlescape.
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KOREAN WAR SHIPS
The war on the Korean Peninsula marked the first major global engagement of East versus West in the early Cold War period.
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VIETNAM WAR SHIPS
The naval commitment in the Vietnam Conflict was just as important as the air and ground components as the East and West squared off yet again.
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