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Future UK Carrier Block Unveiled at Clyde Shipyard

Future UK Carrier Block Unveiled at Clyde Shipyard

Workers at BAE Systems will today move the huge mid-section of HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, out the company‚Äôs shipbuilding hall at Govan, giving the public a spectacular view of the […]


China needs at least three aircraft carriers: general

China needs at least three aircraft carriers: general

China needs at least three aircraft carriers to defend its interests, a general said, days after the state media broadcast footage of its first carrier in a rare public mention of the project. “If we consider our neighbours, India will […]


F-35C Launches to New Milestone

F-35C Launches to New Milestone

The F-35C Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) completed its first steam catapult launch July 27 marking another milestone toward initial ship trials in 2013. A TC-13 Mod 2 test steam catapult was used to launch F-35C test aircraft CF-3 into the […]


China downplays capability of first aircraft carrier

China downplays capability of first aircraft carrier

China sought to downplay the capability of its first aircraft carrier Wednesday, saying the vessel would be used for training and “research”, amid concerns over the country’s military build-up. China recently confirmed it was revamping an old Soviet ship to […]


Abraham Lincoln Passes First Underway Cyber Inspection

Abraham Lincoln Passes First Underway Cyber Inspection

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) passed a first-of-its-kind afloat Department of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) command cyber readiness inspection (CCRI), July 14, while the ship was conducting training at sea. A CCRI is an in-depth inspection and analysis of […]


Navy UCAS Achieves Milestone Aboard Eisenhower

Navy UCAS Achieves Milestone Aboard Eisenhower

A team from the Navy Unmanned Combat Air System program office (PMA-268) accomplished the first carrier touchdown of an F/A-18D surrogate aircraft, emulating an unmanned vehicle, using systems developed as part of the Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) […]


X-47B Can Operate From an Aircraft Carrier

X-47B Can Operate From an Aircraft Carrier

The U.S. Navy and Northrop Grumman have completed a demonstration of the ship-based software and systems that will allow the X-47B unmanned air vehicle to operate from the deck of an aircraft carrier. The test, conducted July 2 in the […]


F-35C Starts Carrier Suitability Testing

F-35C Starts Carrier Suitability Testing

Flown by test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Eric “Magic” Buus, F-35C test aircraft CF-2 lands at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey June 25. CF-2 and the F-35 integrated test team from Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. are at the […]


China’s Aircraft Carrier Is A Highly Vulnerable Extravagance

China’s Aircraft Carrier Is A Highly Vulnerable Extravagance

It has been more than twenty years since the U.S. Navy had a major naval vessel as a target in the event of war. In the 1970s and 1980s the Soviet Navy produced a series of major surface combatants to […]


 
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