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A Complete Guide To The Kirov-Class Cruiser

Historians may never agree on the exact year that represented the height of the Cold War but it was in 1975 when, for the first time ever, the Soviet nuclear arsenal surpassed America’s in sheer warheads. 863 more words

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Washington Cherry Trees I./ Part 3

Author’s note: Before we move on to the 3rd and final chapter I need to make a slight correction and an addition to the first two parts. 3,287 more words

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Washington Cherry Trees I./ Part 2

Near-Final designs

In it’s original form Design 150 had a 5”/127mm belt and eight 14”/356mm guns (nothing special so far) but could make an astinishing 35 knots with it’s 218.000 SHP and at the same time had a range of an excellent 12.000 nautical miles. 3,113 more words

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Washington Cherry Trees I./ Part 1

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Introduction

The Washington Naval Treaty of February 1922 defined the basics of warship construction and design for the next 20 years. Moreover it rearranged and then conserved the relative strength and roster of the world power navies. 3,709 more words

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