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Friday, September 5, 2014
Second Queen Elizabeth-Class Aircraft Carrier Will Enter Into Service -Cameron
Maritime News

Second Queen Elizabeth-Class Aircraft Carrier Will Enter Into Service -Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday that an aircraft carrier currently being built - the second of two new such warships - would be brought

September 5, 2014
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Friday, July 11, 2014
Watch: BMW Drifts Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck
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Watch: BMW Drifts Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck

Here's a new video from German car manufacturer BMW promoting its new M4, part of the notorious high-performance M-model

July 11, 2014
Total Views: 23

Friday, June 27, 2014
WATCH: Harrier Jet Lands on Aircraft Carrier Without Front Landing Gear
Maritime News

WATCH: Harrier Jet Lands on Aircraft Carrier Without Front Landing Gear

Now here’s something you don’t see

June 27, 2014
Total Views: 61

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Prince of Wales Aircraft Carrier
Defense

British Navy Secretly Building 2000 Foot-Long Aircraft Carrier

The following images leaked by the Royal Navy on their Facebook page show the bow section of the Prince of Wales aircraft carrier currently under construction.

May 21, 2014
Total Views: 181

Sunday, November 17, 2013
Indian Navy (Finally) Gets Russian Aircraft Carrier
Navy

Indian Navy (Finally) Gets Russian Aircraft Carrier

Russia handed over a $2.3 billion aircraft carrier to India on Saturday after years of delays, extending the South Asian country's maritime reach in the Indian

November 17, 2013
Total Views: 81

Monday, August 12, 2013
India Launches First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier
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India Launches First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier

India's first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, built for the Indian Navy, was launched Monday at the Cochin Shipyard in the southern Indian city of

August 12, 2013
Total Views: 38

Thursday, July 11, 2013
U.S. Navy Drone Makes Historic Carrier Landing [VIDEO]
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U.S. Navy Drone Makes Historic Carrier Landing [VIDEO]

For the first time in history an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, otherwise known as a drone, has completed an arrested landing on a U.S. Navy aircraft

July 11, 2013
Total Views: 66

Sunday, January 27, 2013
uss ford huntington ingalls shipyard island heavy lift
Defense

Heavy Lift Photo of the Day: Gerald R. Ford Gets Her 555 Ton “Island”

The 60-foot long, 30-foot wide island was the 452nd lift of the nearly 500 total lifts needed to complete the first of the next-generation class of American

January 27, 2013
Total Views: 19

Monday, November 26, 2012
China Lands Jet on New Aircraft Carrier [VIDEO]
Navy

China Lands Jet on New Aircraft Carrier [VIDEO]

BEIJING–China has passed a landmark in the development of its first fully functional aircraft carrier with the first successful landing of a jet fighter

November 26, 2012
Total Views: 22

Monday, October 15, 2012
The World’s Aircraft Carriers – VISUALIZED
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The World’s Aircraft Carriers – VISUALIZED

Since the commissioning of China’s first aircraft carrier, gCaptain’s inbox has been flooded with questions about what it means for the U.S.,

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 2301

Friday, September 28, 2012
uss john f. kennedy aircraft carrier
Engineering News

Huntington Ingalls Receives $296 Million to Purchase Key Items for John F. Kennedy Aircraft Carrier

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today the receipt of a $296 million contract modification, under a previously

September 28, 2012
Total Views: 152

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
So China Has an Aircraft Carrier. Now What?
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So China Has an Aircraft Carrier. Now What?

Introducing the ‘Liaoning’: China’s New Aircraft Carrier and What it Means By Andrew Erickson and Gabe Collins China’s first aircraft

September 25, 2012
Total Views: 39

Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Gerald R. Ford Build Sequence: Keel-laying to Launch in Under Two Minutes [VIDEO]
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Gerald R. Ford Build Sequence: Keel-laying to Launch in Under Two Minutes [VIDEO]

Here is a three-dimensional rendering of Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) supercarrier’s build sequence, from keel-laying to launch.

May 22, 2012
Total Views: 256

Monday, May 21, 2012
Ship Photo of The Day: Bow of HMS Queen Elizabeth Leaves Portsmouth
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Ship Photo of The Day: Bow of HMS Queen Elizabeth Leaves Portsmouth

A huge section of hull for HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers being built for the UK Royal Navy, left BAE

May 21, 2012
Total Views: 43

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Navy's Top Ship Handler Lt. Zachary Brown
Navy

King’s Point Alumnus Named Navy’s Top Ship Handler In The Pacific

gCaptain forum members have been vocal in questioning the US Merchant Marine Academy’s (Kings Point) relevance in the modern world of increasingly large

April 17, 2012
Total Views: 72

Thursday, October 13, 2011
Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)
Engineering News

U.S. Shipbuilders Batten Hatches As Navy Weighs Cuts

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.–Mike Petters keeps a well-thumbed volume of naval history handy on his desk. One of its lessons, he says, is that maintaining a fleet

October 13, 2011
Total Views: 10

Thursday, August 18, 2011
Beat the Block [HEAVY LIFT PHOTOS]
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Beat the Block [HEAVY LIFT PHOTOS]

Photo courtesy Royal Navy Yesterday, an 8,000-ton section of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the Queen Elizabeth class of supercarriers, began the 600

August 18, 2011
Total Views: 4

Sunday, July 31, 2011
Gerald R Ford aircraft carrier
Defense

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

July 31, 2011
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
China Says Aircraft Carrier Only for Research, Training
Navy

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

July 27, 2011
Total Views: 23

Sunday, May 29, 2011
Gerald R. Ford, CVN-78
Defense

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

May 29, 2011
Total Views: 1967
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