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- Naval warfare : The military history of the organized navies of the world from 300 BCE to the present.
- Passive protection (naval) : While passive protection of warships once equated to armor (naval), modern weapons have grown sufficiently lethal that armor alone cannot ensure survivability; there is still limited use of armor, but the first goal, on which stealth and electronic protection are focused, is not to be hit; other techniques include shock-hardening against underwater explosions; active protection (naval) is critical
- Naval guns and gunnery : Artillery weapons on ships, and techniques and devices for aiming them.
- Armor (naval) : Heavy metal plate to provide passive protection against gunfire; obsolete for modern vessels, which do not face heavy gun threats, but emphasize defense against missiles as well as protection against underwater explosions
- HMS Warrior (1860) : The first Royal Navy steam-propelled, armored warship, a revolutionary advance in technology preserved as a museum ship today
- Battle of Hampton Roads : Fought in March 1862 during the American Civil War, the first combat between steam-powered armored warships, CSS Virginia and USS Monitor
- HMS Dreadnought (1905) : The first "all-big-gun" battleship, obsoleting all others in the world when built, yet having very little actual combat role
- Russo-Japanese War : Fought between 1904 and 1905 between Russia and Japan increasing their influence in East Asia, the war resulted in a decisive victory for Japan; culturally significant as the first defeat of an European power by an Asian one; arguably a continuation of Japanese expansion in the First Sino-Japanese War
- Battle of Jutland : Major naval engagement between the German and Royal Navies in the First World War; largest naval battle in history until the WWII Battle of Leyte Gulf
- John Dahlgren : Add brief definition or description
- Jacky Fisher : British admiral (1841-1920), considered the creator of the industrialized Royal Navy
- Tank (military) : A large land combat vehicle that moves on continuous tracks rather than wheels, has its primary armament in a rotating armored turret, is armored against more than small arms fire, and, while it can be extremely effective in many combat situations, is optimized to kill other tanks
- Fast attack craft : Small naval craft, used in coastal waters, which rely on speed and maneuverability to survive to deliver heavy weapons (e.g., torpedoes, anti-shipping missiles) against warships, or to make gunfire attacks on merchant ships and landing craft