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China building second aircraft carrier: PLA colonel

China building second aircraft carrier: PLA colonel

China is building its second aircraft carrier, a senior naval officer has told media, the most explicit confirmation yet of a widely expected move that will boost Beijing’s maritime power. China’s first aircraft carrier was a 300-metre (1,000-foot) Soviet-era vessel […]


China building second aircraft carrier: reports

China building second aircraft carrier: reports

A firm has won a contract to supply cabling for a second Chinese aircraft carrier, comments by local authorities suggested in the latest sign that Beijing is boosting its maritime power, although news of the development was swiftly deleted online. […]


Marines Receive First F-35C Lightning II Carrier Variant

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The first F-35C Lightning II, carrier variant, for the U.S. Marine Corps touched-down on the flight line here, Jan. 13, from the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas, to begin training in support of carrier-based operations. U.S. Marine Lt. […]


The $1 Trillion Jet • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter • Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Ops

The $1 Trillion Jet • F-35 Joint Strike Fighter • Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck Ops

The Navy made aviation history Nov. 3 as an F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first arrested landing aboard the aircraft . US Navy’s $1 Trillion F-35 Jet Makes Historic Landing On USS Nimitz The Navy […]


Thales to Upgrade Fire Control System On French Aircraft Carrier

Thales to Upgrade Fire Control System On French Aircraft Carrier

On behalf of the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA), the Joint Armaments Cooperation Organization (OCCAr) has awarded Thales a contract to upgrade the fire control system for the anti-air missiles deployed by the French Navy’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier. […]


France to deploy aircraft carrier to Gulf in IS fight: report

France to deploy aircraft carrier to Gulf in IS fight: report

The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and its fleet will be deployed to the Gulf to support operations against the Islamic State group, a military news site reported on Tuesday. The deployment of the marine battle group is due […]


US Navy Tries to Cover Up New Carrier’s Exploding Cost

US Navy Tries to Cover Up New Carrier’s Exploding Cost

Recently, the Project On Government Oversight reported on the unaffordability of the Navy’s long-term shipbuilding budget and on the fact that its acquisition plans will actually cost much more than the service expects. According to the Congressional Budget Office, which […]


F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier-based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Ted “Dutch” Dyckman piloted F-35C test aircraft […]


F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

The F-35C Lightning II, the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, continues initial sea trials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) off the coast of Southern California. Through Nov. 6, the fourth day of at-sea testing, two […]


 
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