25.04.2016

Tour of the USS Michael Murphy DDG-112

   The film produced by A Liveboat USA Production with video and photographs provided by Byron Huart. This is a quite short yet very interesting virtual tour of one of the most well-known warships of US Navy fleet, the sixty-second ship of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyers, named for Michael P. Murphy, Medal of Honor recipient. Watch this video and you will have the idea of the construction of the ship and the general arrangement, main systems and armament. This legendary warship was awarded with a Canadian Forces Unit Comemndation in the recognition of the brilliant service provided to the Canadian naval ship Protecteur damaged in the course of the fire.

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21.04.2016

Modern Marvels - The Destroyer

   This documentary belongs to Modern Marvels series. It is dedicated to the destroyers made during the Second World War for the Pacific theater. It includes interviews with some veterans of the war. Destroyers was the only class of the fighting vessels that took on the full ferocity of the Japanese and managed to win the battle. After almost complete destruction of the Pacific Fleet in the course of the Pearl Harbor attack, the United States decided to design and build a fleet of Fletcher-class destroyers. The film will be very interesting the naval history enthusiasts and everyone willing to know some more about the warships of the past.

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16.04.2016

The Biggest-Aircraft Carrier - USS Nimitz

   The pride of the American fleet. The most sophisticated warship ever built, equipped with devastating fire power. The USS Nimitz - the world's biggest aircraft carrier. She owes her success to a century of innovation in shipbuilding. There have been seven key stages in the development of the aircraft carrier design, and seven key carriers. At the heart of each vessel lies a major technological advance that allowed them to increase in size... USS North Carolina - 16000 tonnes, HMS Ark Royal - 28000 tonnes, USS Hornet - 34000 tonnes, USS Midway - 61000 tonnes, USS Forrestal - 81000 tonnes, USS Enterprise - 91000 tonnes, and USS Nimitz - 99000 tonnes!

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24.12.2015

Inside - 21st Century Warship

   The video by National Geographic Channel released in 2013. Nowadays, in the world of bloody civil wars, rogue states and international terrorism, the landscape of conflict is constantly evolving with more and more deady threats being posted to global safety daily. This video will show how the United States Navy Fleet did enhance its combat credentials by building the new and sophisticated class of warship - the LCS, Littoral Combat Ship. Subject vessels are made of aluminum thus can be very lightweight and this allows them to operate in very shallow waters. The film is intended to provide a thorough insight into the fleet's battle capabilities, and follows two such vessels as they are trialled before their integration into the US Navy.

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