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U.S. Could Deploy 'Lightening Carriers' Equipped with F-35Bs in Conflict with China...

December 9, 2022 @ 06:31 AM

The US Navy could use amphibious assault ships equipped with short-take-off-and-landing F-35B stealth jets dubbed 'lightning carriers' to quickly reach trouble spots in a possible conflict with China over Taiwan.The lightning carrier concept involves using converted amphibious assault ships (LHAs) carrying Lockheed Martin F-35B “Lightning II” stealth jets...

Design of Latest French Aircraft Carrier PANG Breaks Cover

October 19, 2022 @ 10:24 AM

An updated design of the French Navys future aircraft carrier PANG (porte-avions de nouvelle génération) was introduced by manufacturers at the ongoing Euronaval 2022

North Korea Fires Short-range Ballistic Missile to "Welcome" U.S. Aircraft Carrier to...

September 26, 2022 @ 12:37 PM

In what appears to be a protest against U.S

China’s 3rd Aircraft Carrier Starts Mooring Trials

September 26, 2022 @ 06:43 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Armys (PLA) third aircraft carrier “Fujian” has started mooring trials, the country's state broadcaster announced Friday. Fujian is Chinas first aircraft carrier with a fully indigenous design, featuring a CATOBAR system and electromagnetic catapults

No Light Aircraft Carrier in S.Korea's 2023 Defense Budget

September 14, 2022 @ 07:53 AM

South Koreas defense ministry has left out the project to construct a light aircraft carrier for its Navy in 2023s budget, to make way for 9.4% increase to establish a three-axis defense system to counter Norths missiles

India's Second Aircraft Carrier 'INS Vikrant' to Operate MiG-29K, LCA Tejas Jets...

September 2, 2022 @ 12:03 PM

Indias Prime Minister Narendra today commissioned the countrys second aircraft carrier and the first one built indigenously, INS Vikrant, at the Kochi Shipyard. The aircraft carrier will join its sister warship, INS Vikramaditya which is the former Admiral Gorshkov of the Soviet Union

India's Vikrant Aircraft Carrier Constructed with Indigenously-Developed Steel

September 2, 2022 @ 06:21 AM

The Indian Navys INS Vikrant aircraft carrier is being constructed with steel produced locally by Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL). SAIL has supplied about 30,000 tons of specialty steel for building the vessel which will be commissioned today, September 2, 2022 at Cochin Shipyard Ltd

Huntington Ingalls Lays Keel of Future US Navy Aircraft Carrier CVN 80...

August 29, 2022 @ 09:59 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) laid the keel of aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 80) at its Newport News Shipbuilding division today. CVN 80 will be the ninth U

Russian firm Displays Mockup of Advanced Helicopter Carrier at Army 2022

August 17, 2022 @ 03:29 PM

Nevskoye Design Bureau, subsidiary of Russias state-owned United Shipbuilding Corporation, unveiled a scale model of a multi-purpose amphibious assault ship at the ongoing Army 2022 international military-technical forum. The ships mock-up is on display in USCs demonstration pavilion in the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center near Moscow

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