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China’s First Aircraft Carrier Completes Initial Sea Trials

China’s First Aircraft Carrier Completes Initial Sea Trials

Chinese news media say the country’s first aircraft carrier has returned to the northeastern port of Dalian after completing its initial sea trials. The Shanghai Daily reports that the carrier was towed back into the shipyard Sunday morning amid firecracker […]


US Navy Exercise Proves Critical Fleet Mine Countermeasure Capabilities

US Navy Exercise Proves Critical Fleet Mine Countermeasure Capabilities

The U.S. Navy announced the successful launch and recovery of the Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle (RMMV) carrying the Raytheon-developed AN/AQS-20A minehunting sonar. The launch and recovery was the first demonstration of the unmanned, remotely-operated RMMV deployed from the USS Independence (LCS […]


Revolutionary Material Dramatically Increases Explosive Force of Weapons

Revolutionary Material Dramatically Increases Explosive Force of Weapons

The Office of Naval Research announced Aug. 10 that it is testing a new material that has the potential to replace steel in warhead casings that will bring added power and accuracy for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. By […]


Chinese Media Minimizes Military Value of Aircraft Carrier

Chinese Media Minimizes Military Value of Aircraft Carrier

China’s state media are playing down the military threat posed by the country’s new aircraft carrier, suggesting it may be 15 to 20 years before China has a combat-ready carrier. In the lead article on its website Thursday, the official […]


Royal Thai Navy Trains with US Navy

Royal Thai Navy Trains with US Navy

Officers with the Royal Thai Navy’s Helicopter Anti-Surface Warfare Squadron (HS) 2 participated in a joint training exercise with USS George Washington’s (CVN 73) HS-14 Aug. 5 & 10. Both squadrons conducted anti-surface warfare (ASW) training on dipping sonar capabilities […]


Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India by yearend

Russia to deliver five MiG-29K fighters to India by yearend

Russia’s MiG aircraft maker will deliver a final batch of five MiG-29K/KUB carrier-based fighters to the Indian Navy under a 2004 contract by the end of this year, the company said. The two countries signed a contract stipulating the supply […]


Aircraft Carrier could have dispute role: China website

Aircraft Carrier could have dispute role: China website

A news website run by China’s defence ministry said Thursday the nation’s aircraft carrier should handle territorial disputes, despite government assurances the vessel posed no threat to its neighbors. The comments came a day after the 300-metre (990-foot) vessel embarked […]


China’s aircraft carrier ‘to pressure neighbors’

China’s aircraft carrier ‘to pressure neighbors’

China’s first aircraft carrier will allow Beijing to further pressure nations with rival territorial claims, analysts said Wednesday as the vessel embarked on its inaugural sea trial. China has for years been revamping a 300-metre (990-foot), former Soviet carrier in […]


China’s first aircraft carrier starts sea trial

China’s first aircraft carrier starts sea trial

China’s first aircraft carrier has begun its inaugural sea trial, the defence ministry said Wednesday, a move likely to stoke concerns about the nation’s rapid military expansion. Beijing only recently confirmed it was revamping an old Soviet ship to be […]


 
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