Iran Conducts Military Exercise with Fake US Aircraft Carrier

July 28, 2020 @ 09:06 AM

Irans Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Tuesday launched a large-scale military exercise in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz which included a life-size model of a fake US aircraft carrier compete with mock-up aircraft on deck. The IRGC Public Relations said the final stage of the war game,...

Engine Upgrade to Make Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov “Smoke-free”

June 29, 2020 @ 06:47 PM

Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov will receive an upgrade to its boilers and fuel system to drastically reduce its exhaust smoke. The carrier will return to the Russian Navy after repair in 2022, Alexey Rakhmanov, president of the United Shipbuilding Corporation (USC) in an interview to Interfax News Agency last

Won’t Reinstate Captain of Coronavirus-hit Aircraft Carrier: US Navy

June 20, 2020 @ 07:05 AM

The United States Navy on Friday said it will not reinstate Capt. Brett E

Launch System Issue Prevented Jets Flying on Ford Carrier During Tests

June 9, 2020 @ 05:42 AM

A fault in the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carriers launch system prevented jets from taking off during a five-day test held by the U

USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Returns to Sea

May 21, 2020 @ 12:45 PM

The US Navys Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) aircraft carrier is underway for the first time since its deployment was interrupted on March 27 when a COVID-19 outbreak was discovered. The ship left Naval Base Guam and entered the Philippine Sea May 21 to conduct carrier qualification flights for the embarked Carrier Air...

New Dry Dock at Jiangnan Shipyard to Accelerate Work on China’s Third...

May 21, 2020 @ 08:03 AM

Shanghai-based Jiangnan Shipyard launched its first large floating dry dock on Monday to transport ultra-large ship modules which is likely to accelerate work on China's third aircraft carrier. China Central Television reported in 2019 that China's third aircraft carrier was under construction at the Jiangnan Shipyard

F-35B Jets Can Now Operate on Italy’s ‘Cavour’ Carrier

May 20, 2020 @ 10:58 AM

The F-35B Joint Strike Fighters can now operate on the Italian Navys ‘Cavour aircraft carrier after the vessel received 16-month refit and upgrade. On May 6, the ship left the Arsenale Militare Marittimo (Maritime Military Arsenal) of Taranto, the Navy said in a

GA-ASI Wins Sustainment Contract for Ford-Class Launch and Recovery Systems

May 19, 2020 @ 02:00 PM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has won a contract for ongoing engineering and logistics sustainment of Gerald R. Ford-class Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) systems by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent, MD

New Anti-Coronavirus Measures Aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt

May 18, 2020 @ 01:19 PM

The US Navy will adopt new measures aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) aircraft carrier to protect crew from possible COVID-19 infection. “Theodore Roosevelts crew will also be implementing new measures to protect the crew from possible exposure to the novel coronavirus

COVID-19 treated as H1N1 aboard French Navy’s Charles de Gaulle Carrier...

May 15, 2020 @ 11:11 AM

A lapse of judgement by the French authorities in managing coronavirus cases aboard the Navys Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier including treating it like the H1N1 flu, lead to a massive COVID-19 outbreak on the ship. “In the light of information that we have today — I insist on the word today — there were mistakes in the assessment of measures in the fight against coronavirus

Repaired Russian Aircraft Carrier Admiral Kuznetsov’s Sea Trials Planned for end-2022

May 9, 2020 @ 05:44 AM

Russia's only aircraft carrier, Admiral Kuznetsov, which is under repair since 2017 will be ready for sea trails in end-2022. Manufacturer Zvyozdochka Shipyard posted a $3

China’s Liaoning Completes Exercise in South China Sea

May 2, 2020 @ 07:38 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navys Liaoning aircraft carrier returned to Qingdao naval port in Shandong Province, from the South China Sea (SCS) following the completion of month-long exercises. The Liaoning aircraft carrier task group returned on April 30 after wrapping up the comprehensive back-to-back attack-defense mock battles, Xinhua reported Friday