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Russian Navy Gets New Carrier-Based Fighters

Russian Navy Gets New Carrier-Based Fighters

The Russian navy has taken delivery of its first four series-produced MiG-29K/KUB carrier based fighter jets, the Defense Ministry said Monday. “The MiG aircraft-manufacturing corporation has handed over two MiG-29K single-seat and two MiG-29KUB twin-seat carrier-based fighter aircraft,” a spokesman […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier Leaves for Sea Trials

China’s Aircraft Carrier Leaves for Sea Trials

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, left its homeport of Qingdao in east China’s Shandong Province for the South China Sea on Tuesday on a scientific and training mission. This is the first time the carrier has conducted a cross-sea […]


Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

Navy X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Completes Carrier Tests

The Navy concluded another round of carrier testing Nov. 19 to further demonstrate and evaluate the X-47B unmanned air system integration within the aircraft carrier environment. Tests aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) included deck handling, carrier approaches and landings […]


Russia hands India long-awaited aircraft carrier

Russia hands India long-awaited aircraft carrier

Russia on Saturday ceremonially handed over a refurbished ex-Soviet aircraft carrier to India after a refit that overran by five years and went vastly over budget, damaging ties between the countries. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and Indian Defence […]


X-47B Operates Aboard Theodore Roosevelt

X-47B Operates Aboard Theodore Roosevelt

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System Demonstrator (UCAS-D) conducted flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), Nov. 10. The event, the most-recent in a series of carrier-based tests, demonstrated the integration of the latest in naval […]


Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Christened At Newport News Shipbuilding

Aircraft Carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) Christened At Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division today christened Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the first ship of the next-generation class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. “There is perhaps no more visible or powerful representation of America’s military strength than […]


Cost of UK Aircraft Carriers Passes £6 billion

Cost of UK Aircraft Carriers Passes £6 billion

The price tag for the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers is set to top more than £6 billion as the Government prepares to announce further cost overruns, according to reports. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond is expected to announce the projected […]


China’s First Aircraft Carrier Completes Major Sea Trials

China’s First Aircraft Carrier Completes Major Sea Trials

China’s first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, returned to its homeport Saturday after a three-month voyage, during which it carried out major and crucial tests. During the voyage that started on June 11, the carrier witnessed more than 100 sorties of […]


Ground-Breaking Radar for Aircraft Carriers Begins Testing

Ground-Breaking Radar for Aircraft Carriers Begins Testing

A new 3D radar capable of cutting through interference equal to 10,000 mobile phone signals, has successfully commenced integration trials at a secret electromagnetic radar testing facility on the Isle of Wight. The testing of ARTISAN 3D radar is in […]


 
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