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Tuesday, December 17, 2019
China’s First Domestically Built Aircraft Carrier Enters Service
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

December 17, 2019
Total Views: 267

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Admiral Kuznetsov
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

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 47

Tuesday, May 7, 2019
china aircraft carrier construction
Defense

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,

May 7, 2019
Total Views: 97

Monday, May 6, 2019
Abraham Lincoln Carrier
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

May 6, 2019
Total Views: 19

Saturday, May 12, 2018
Plane Landing USS Gerald R. Ford
Navy

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

May 12, 2018
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
china home-built aircraft carrier
Defense

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

April 24, 2018
Total Views: 13

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

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

October 29, 2017
Total Views: 413

Thursday, June 15, 2017
U.S. Navy’s New $13 Billion Aircraft Carrier Struggles to Fly and Land Planes
News

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

June 15, 2017
Total Views: 66

Monday, August 29, 2016
US NAvy Carrier USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (CVN 77)
Navy

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,

August 29, 2016
Total Views: 36

Sunday, August 28, 2016
Listen: Is The Age Of Aircraft Carriers Over?
Defense

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

August 28, 2016
Total Views: 64

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
U.S. Navy’s $12.9 Billion Carrier Falls Further Behind Schedule
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

July 13, 2016
Total Views: 25

Thursday, December 31, 2015
China Confirms Second Aircraft Carrier With Domestic Technology
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

December 31, 2015
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 1, 2015
China's first aircraft carrier seen in photo Credit: REUTERS/STRINGER
News

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

October 1, 2015
Total Views: 32

Thursday, September 3, 2015
China's first aircraft carrier seen in photo Credit: REUTERS/STRINGER
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

September 3, 2015
Total Views: 23

Friday, June 12, 2015
China's first aircraft carrier seen in photo Credit: REUTERS/STRINGER
Navy

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

June 12, 2015
Total Views: 5

Thursday, June 11, 2015
SPOTD: India’s First Homegrown Aircraft Carrier Float Out
Navy

SPOTD: India’s First Homegrown Aircraft Carrier Float Out

India yesterday undocked its first indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant at a simple ceremony at Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL). INS Vikrant is the

June 11, 2015
Total Views: 123

Wednesday, June 10, 2015
USS Gerald R. Ford
Navy

Delaying Shock Tests on Costliest Ship Ever

The Navy should conduct combat shock tests on its new aircraft carrier that could disclose serious vulnerabilities in the costliest U.S. war ship ever

June 10, 2015
Total Views: 8

Friday, June 5, 2015
Pentagon Buyer Backs $4 Billion Huntington Carrier Contract
Navy

Pentagon Buyer Backs $4 Billion Huntington Carrier Contract

(Bloomberg) The Pentagon’s top weapons buyer has approved awarding Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. a contract valued at as much as $4 billion to start

June 5, 2015
Total Views: 465

Thursday, June 4, 2015
HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the current largest ship in the fleet HMS illustrious.
Navy

SPOTD: HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the 2nd largest British warship

This aerial ship photo of the day shows the  HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the 2nd largest British warship the HMS Illustrious. At 280 m (920 ft) LOA and

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 688

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
U.S. Navy Lands First F-35 Fighter Jet Aboard Aircraft Carrier – Video
Navy

U.S. Navy Lands First F-35 Fighter Jet Aboard Aircraft Carrier – Video

The U.S. Navy made aviation history Monday when an F-35C fighter jet made its first-ever arrested landing aboard an aircraft carrier at sea off the coast of

November 4, 2014
Total Views: 93
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