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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 […]


India ‘milestone’ as it launches own aircraft carrier

India ‘milestone’ as it launches own aircraft carrier

India launched its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier on Monday, a landmark moment in the $5 billion project that seeks to project the country’s power and check the rising influence of China. When the INS Vikrant comes into full service in […]


Indian Aircraft Carrier Passes Engine Tests in Russian Sea Trials

Indian Aircraft Carrier Passes Engine Tests in Russian Sea Trials

A Russian-built aircraft carrier due to be delivered to the Indian Navy following a much-delayed refit has successfully passed engine tests during the first stage of final sea trials in the White Sea, shipbuilder Sevmash said Tuesday. The current trials […]


Russian war games play on former US aircraft carrier

Russian war games play on former US aircraft carrier

Russian video game publisher 1C Company boarded a former US aircraft carrier to re-write the Cuban Missile Crisis that had super powers on the brink of nuclear war in 1962. The tense Cold War stand-off has an apocalyptic outcome in […]


 
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