Warship Projects Profile No.GB002 – Lion class – Part II.: Escalator clause

By February 1938 it appeared increasingly likely that the Second London Treaty’s tonnage related escalator clause will be activated soon due to Japan’s unwillingness to answer questions on its new battleship’s displacement. If the previous 35kton designs were more in line with the US North Carolina and South Dakota classes than the following ones were…

Montana class genesis

Feature article about the development of the US Navy’s most powerful battleship class