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PLA chief confirms first China aircraft carrier

PLA chief confirms first China aircraft carrier

A top Chinese military official has confirmed that Beijing is building an aircraft carrier, marking the first acknowledgement of the ship’s existence from China’s secretive armed forces. In an exclusive interview published Tuesday, the Hong Kong Commercial Daily quoted Chen […]


Navy helicopters exercise with USA’s newest aircraft carrier

Navy helicopters exercise with USA’s newest aircraft carrier

Helicopters from 849 Naval Air Squadron have been taking part in a major maritime exercise this week with the United States aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush off the west coast of Cornwall. The exercise, codenamed Saxon Warrior, is […]


Production Begins on second Aircraft Carrier for Royal Navy

Production Begins on second Aircraft Carrier for Royal Navy

Construction of HMS Prince of Wales, the second of the two new Queen Elizabeth (QE) Class aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, started today at BAE Systems’ Govan shipyard on the Clyde. Employees and guests gathered at the shipyard as […]


UCAVs on aircraft carriers by 2018, says USN Chief

UCAVs on aircraft carriers by 2018, says USN Chief

The chief of naval operations (CNO) delivered remarks and answered questions at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., May 13. CNO Adm. Gary Roughead discussed a multitude of topics affecting the future of the Navy and its operational ability, especially […]


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 […]


 
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