Fighter Jets Seen on Chinese Fujian Carrier During Second Sea Trial

June 13, 2024 @ 10:01 AM

Fighter jets were seen on the deck of the Chinese Fujian aircraft carrier during its second sea trial on Tuesday. The Fujian is China's first aircraft carrier equipped with an electromagnetic catapult system and will match American carriers, which are equipped with a similar system for quick aircraft launch and recovery...

U.S. Navy Researchers Seek to Enhance Deck Safety, Efficiency with New Algorithm...

May 23, 2024 @ 09:23 AM

A research initiative at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Lakehurst aims to improve safety and efficiency on ship flight decks by developing an algorithm to automate aircraft tracking. The project, known as Night Operations Character Transcription & Recognition for Naval Aircraft Logistics (

Lockheed Martin Launches PAC-3 MSE Interceptor Against Cruise Missile Target

May 20, 2024 @ 04:36 PM

Lockheed Martin, collaborating with the U.S

Chinese Aircraft Carrier ‘Fujian’ Completes Maiden Sea Trials

May 8, 2024 @ 08:02 AM

The Chinese Navy's third aircraft carrier, the Fujian, returned to Shanghai Jiangnan Shipyard at around 3 p.m

China's Third Aircraft Carrier, Fujian Commences First Sea Trial

May 1, 2024 @ 06:03 AM

China's third aircraft carrier, named the Fujian, embarked on its first sea trial session on Wednesday from Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai. China Central Television broadcasted footage of the Fujian leaving the shipyard live on social media

French Aircraft Carrier to be Deployed in Mediterranean Under NATO Command

April 13, 2024 @ 05:19 AM

France's aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and its strike group will operate under NATO command in the Mediterranean Sea for the first time. This deployment follows the carrier's return to service after undergoing maintenance last year

U.S. Navy's Nuclear-powered Carrier, CVN-74 Completes Dry-Dock Work of Refuelling & Overhaul

April 9, 2024 @ 09:31 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has completed the dry dock portion of the refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)

Japan Unveils Kaga Carrier Refurbished for F-35B Stealth Fighters

April 9, 2024 @ 06:16 AM

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) presented its Kaga vessel to the media on Tuesday, showcasing the completion of initial modifications aimed at enabling the ship to support F-35B stealth fighter jets. The modifications to the Kaga, a former helicopter carrier, were carried out over a two-year period

China Announces Fourth Aircraft Carrier

March 7, 2024 @ 06:27 AM

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy has officially announced the country's fourth aircraft carrier, stating that queries regarding whether it will be nuclear-powered or conventional will be addressed soon. Yuan Huazhi, the political commissar of the PLA Navy, disclosed this information during the ongoing two sessions in Beijing while addressing questions about the carrier's propulsion system and its strategic role

India Edges Closer to Third Aircraft Carrier, Expand MPA Fleet

October 9, 2023 @ 07:30 AM

India is advancing its naval capabilities with plans for a third aircraft carrier and an expansion of its Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) fleet. Admiral R

Italian Navy’s Cavour Aircraft Carrier, Horizon-class Destroyers to undergo Maintenance

July 21, 2023 @ 04:11 AM

Orizzonte Sistemi Navali (OSN) has signed with the Directorate of Naval Armaments of the Secretariat General of Defence / National Armaments Directorate, the Maintenance in Operational Conditions (MOC) Framework Agreement for the