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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 […]


DCNS Completes CVN Charles de Gaulle Refit

DCNS Completes CVN Charles de Gaulle Refit

The French Navy’s Fleet Support Service (SSF) signed off on the completion of the intermediate refit of nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle after six months’ work by DCNS. From hull to combat system, without forgetting compliance tests to the […]


US Navy will have fewer reinforcements in a crisis

US Navy will have fewer reinforcements in a crisis

The US military has fewer ships to send as reinforcements in a crisis because of budget cuts that have slashed funds for maintenance and training, the Navy’s chief warned Friday. The Navy will maintain one aircraft carrier and one amphibious […]


X-47B Makes First Arrested Landing at Sea

X-47B Makes First Arrested Landing at Sea

The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completed its first carrier-based arrested landing on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia July 10. “It isn’t very often you get a glimpse of the future. […]


 
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