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China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

China’s Aircraft Carrier: Some Observations from India

If international relations are driven by perceptions of relative strengths and weaknesses, then power projection matters the most. Power, as understood in modern statecraft, is contingent on a country’s willingness to project its capacity if not its intent. China’s initial […]


Chinese Varyag Aircraft Carrier Due to Sail Soon

Chinese Varyag Aircraft Carrier Due to Sail Soon

After nearly nine years of refurbishing work, the ex-Russian aircraft carrier Shilang will soon be carrying out her sea trials for the Chinese Navy. Originally built in a Ukrainian shipyard as a member of the Project 1143.5 class named Varyag, […]


Aircraft Launch Bulletins Move into Digital Age with Cutting Edge Calculator

Aircraft Launch Bulletins Move into Digital Age with Cutting Edge Calculator

Flight crews responsible for launching aircraft from the decks of carriers are transitioning into the computer age, with the aid of an Office of Naval Research (ONR) TechSolutions effort to move paper tables onto handheld devices. The Catapult Capacity Selector […]


Construction Begins on Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier

Construction Begins on Navy’s Newest Aircraft Carrier

Advance construction started on the nation’s newest aircraft carrier Feb. 25 with a “first cut of steel” ceremony at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News, Va. The steel plate cut will be used in the construction of the carrier, which has […]


HMS Queen Elizabeth Steps Out Into the Lime Light

HMS Queen Elizabeth Steps Out Into the Lime Light

Construction of the first of the two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, took a huge step forward today as workers at BAE Systems’ Govan yard moved two giant sections of the hull together for the […]


Naval Eurofighter: An Aircraft Carrier Version Under Development

Naval Eurofighter: An Aircraft Carrier Version Under Development

The development of carrier aviation during the 20th century led to a dramatic paradigm shift in military capability. For the first time, navies had the ability to exert their influence far over the horizon – supporting land campaigns and allowing […]


Aircraft Carrier Makes First E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Launch

Aircraft Carrier Makes First E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Launch

The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, the Navy’s newest airborne early warning and control aircraft, made its first launch Feb. 1, from USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20 representatives and aircrew from Patuxent River, Md., […]


India seeks Indian Ocean supremacy with warship research

India seeks Indian Ocean supremacy with warship research

India launched a new naval research centre for warships on Tuesday, part of efforts by the South Asian giant to build its sea defences and counter the perceived threat of China in the Indian Ocean. Defence Minister A.K. Antony laid […]


Navy Launches First Aircraft Using Electromagnetic System

Navy Launches First Aircraft Using Electromagnetic System

The Navy made history Dec. 18 when it launched the first aircraft from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Lakehurst, N.J., test site using the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, or EMALS, technology. The Navy has been using steam for more […]


 
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