Monday, May 3, 2021

Aircraft Carrier Shandong Deploys To South China Sea

(Bloomberg) –China has sent its Shandong aircraft carrier for military training in the South China Sea and plans to continue similar exercises, the state-owned Global Times said. The training conducted...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 5740

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

U.S. Aircraft Carriers Conduct Exercise in South China Sea

By Kari Lindberg (Bloomberg) — Two U.S. carriers conducted a military exercise in the South China Sea, signaling that U.S. President Joseph Biden and his administration are taking a strong stance...

February 9, 2021
Total Views: 3438

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

France’s Next-Generation Aircraft Carrier Will be Nuclear-Powered -Macron

PARIS, Dec 8 (Reuters) – France’s next-generation aircraft carrier will be nuclear-powered and replace the national fleet’s flagship warship, the Charles de Gaulle, in 2038, President Emmanuel Macron said on...

December 8, 2020
Total Views: 10379

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Maritime News

Carrier Fire Points to Weakness Behind Moscow’s Military Might

By Peter Apps LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – It’s been a mixed month for Russia and its military. In Syria, they took control of the former Islamic State capital Raqqa,...

December 19, 2019
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Maritime News

China’s First Domestically Built Aircraft Carrier Enters Service

BEIJING, Dec 17 (Reuters) – China commissioned its first domestically built aircraft carrier into service on Tuesday at a key base on the shores of the disputed South China Sea,...

December 17, 2019
Total Views: 195

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Maritime News

One Dead After Fire on Russia’s Only Aircraft Carrier

MOSCOW, Dec 12 (Reuters) – At least one military serviceman was killed and 12 people were injured by a fire at Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, Russian news...

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
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Analysts Say Satellite Images Show China’s Construction on Third, Larger Aircraft Carrier

By Greg Torode and Ben Blanchard HONG KONG/BEIJING May 7(Reuters) – Construction of China’s first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by...

May 7, 2019
Total Views: 80

Monday, May 6, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier to Middle East to Warn Iran

By Melissa Cheok (Bloomberg) — The U.S. said it’s sending an aircraft carrier strike group and bomber force to the Middle East to send an “unmistakable message” to the Iranian...

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 1

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Navy Busts $12.9 Billion Spending Cap On Supercarrier

by Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The US Navy’s costliest vessel ever just got pricer, breaching a $12.9 billion cap set by Congress by $120 million, the service told lawmakers this week. The...

May 12, 2018
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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China’s 1st New Aircraft Carrier To Start Sea Trials

  by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China first domestically developed aircraft carrier looks set to begin sea trials after pictures appeared on the Chinese internet on Monday of it leaving its...

April 24, 2018
Total Views: 0

Sunday, October 29, 2017
Navy Aircraft Carriers Underway in Formation

US Navy Deploys A 3rd Carrier To The Pacific

By Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy has three aircraft carriers and their assorted missile-carrying vessels operating in or deploying to the western Pacific Ocean for the first time since...

October 29, 2017
Total Views: 63

Thursday, June 15, 2017

U.S. Navy’s New $13 Billion Aircraft Carrier Struggles to Fly and Land Planes

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The newest and costliest U.S. aircraft carrier, praised by President Donald Trump and delivered to the Navy on May 31 with fanfare, has been dogged...

June 15, 2017
Total Views: 28

Monday, August 29, 2016

Pentagon Orders Review of Troubled New Carrier

by Anthony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer has ordered an independent review of the $12.9 billion Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, citing a list of actual and potential deficiencies with the...

August 29, 2016
Total Views: 9

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Listen: Is The Age Of Aircraft Carriers Over?

The United States 10 times as many aircraft carriers as any other country. So why don’t more countries have more carriers? Maybe they aren’t such a great idea, anymore. By...

August 28, 2016
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Maritime News

U.S. Navy’s $12.9 Billion Carrier Falls Further Behind Schedule

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The USS Gerald R. Ford — the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier and the costliest U.S. warship at $12.9 billion — won’t be delivered until at...

July 13, 2016
Total Views: 6

Thursday, December 31, 2015
Maritime News

China Confirms Second Aircraft Carrier With Domestic Technology

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China is building a second aircraft carrier, with the new ship being designed and constructed domestically, the Defense Ministry said, marking the first time the...

December 31, 2015
Total Views: 2

Thursday, October 1, 2015
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Satellite Images May Show China’s First Domestically Built Aircraft Carrier

  BEIJING, Oct 1 (Reuters) – New satellite images show China may be building its first indigenous aircraft carrier in the northeastern port of Dalian, according to IHS Jane’s Defense...

October 1, 2015
Total Views: 9

Thursday, September 3, 2015
China's first aircraft carrier
Maritime News

China Building Two Aircraft Carriers, Taiwan Defense Ministry Says

  By J.R. Wu TAIPEI, Sept 3 (Reuters) – China is building two aircraft carriers that will be the same size as its sole carrier, a 60,000-tonne refurbished Soviet-era ship,...

September 3, 2015
Total Views: 3

Friday, June 12, 2015
China's first aircraft carrier

China Conducts Aircraft Carrier Drills

(Reuters) China’s sole aircraft carrier conducted exercises on Friday, the navy said without specifying its location, amid escalating disputes over maritime territory with some of China’s Asian neighbors. The Liaoning conducted...

June 12, 2015
Total Views: 0

Thursday, June 11, 2015

SPOTD: India’s First Homegrown Aircraft Carrier Float Out

[contextly_sidebar id=”uVHly07oQcZkXhd8wdHiRb5ZotK1cw5N”]India yesterday undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL). INS Vikrant is the first aircraft carrier built in India...

June 11, 2015
Total Views: 38