Thursday, August 18, 2011
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Huntington Ingalls Awarded $504 Million Aircraft Carrier Contract Modification
Out of the ashes of the once financially troubled Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries charges ahead with the award of a $504M contract associated with the latest Gerald R....
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
China Says Aircraft Carrier Only for Research, Training
BEIJING—China’s Defense Ministry said its first aircraft carrier would be used for “research, experiments and training” and would not affect its defensive naval strategy, in an apparent attempt to ease...
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Navy Names Next Aircraft Carrier USS John F. Kennedy
BOSTON (NNS) — Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today the next Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier will be named the USS John F. Kennedy. The selection John F....
Thursday, May 12, 2011
USS George H.W. Bush – Navy’s newest supercarrier departs on maiden voyage
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric S. Garst/Released) The tenth and final Nimitz-class supercarrier of the U.S. Navy, the USS George H.W. Bush, departed on its...
Monday, February 14, 2011
Shipyard Photos: Royal Navy’s ‘HMS Queen Elizabeth’ under construction
Pictured here is construction of the first of the two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth, as workers at BAE Systems’ Govan yard moved two giant...
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Naval Aviation, Invented 100 Years Ago In San Francisco
One hundred years is a very long time. Yet in the hierarchy of modern marvels, the ability to recover and launch aircraft from the deck of a moving ship stands...
Thursday, January 8, 2009
Ready or Not, the George H. W. Bush Carrier to be Commissioned This Weekend
Even with sea trials not set for the end of January, the new George H. W. Bush supercarrier will be commissioned this Saturday at Naval Station Norfolk. Following this weekends...
Friday, November 7, 2008
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