Turkey to Develop UAV Aircraft Carrier, Negotiations on With Spain

November 24, 2021 @ 10:17 AM

Turkey could become the first country to develop an aircraft carrier specifically designed for drones. “We see that the concept of an aircraft carrier is starting to change as Turkey also brought about a new concept of an ‘unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) aircraft carrier– that has attracted global attention,” Ismail Demir,...

Over 100 Takeoffs and Landings Made on Russian Navy’s Ivan Gren-class Ship...

November 18, 2021 @ 06:51 AM

Russian aircraft conducted more than 100 takeoffs and landings on the Navys Ivan Gren-class Landing Ship during recent exercises. The exercises were held by the Northern Fleet in the Barents Sea, Russian MoD-owned

Mast Affixed on China's Third Aircraft Carrier

November 4, 2021 @ 06:52 AM

The primary mast of the Chinese Peoples Liberation Army Navys (PLAN) Type 003 ‘super-carrier has been installed, new images being shared on social media show. PLAN has 2 aircraft carriers – Liaoning and Type 002 Shandong – with skyjump type ramp for aircraft take-off and oblique runway and arresting cables for...

BAE Systems to Sustain U.S. Navy’s Critical Carrier Landing Systems for $68.5M...

October 6, 2021 @ 06:51 AM

BAE Systems, Inc. will continue providing lifecycle sustainment, integration, and engineering services to support U

Japanese Navy Conducts Verification Landing of F-35B Fighter on 'Izumo' Aircraft Carrier...

October 5, 2021 @ 02:21 PM

The Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) conducted verification landing of the U.S

China's New Carrier-based Stealth Jet to Appear by end-2021

September 30, 2021 @ 07:16 AM

China's new generation carrier-based stealth jet, to compete with the U.S

General Atomics Launch and Recovery Systems Clears USS Gerald R. Ford Full...

September 4, 2021 @ 06:21 AM

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced Friday that the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully performed as designed as the ship underwent Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) off the Eastern seaboard during the months of June, July and August 2021

Huntington Ingalls Starts Constructing U.S. Navy’s Doris Miller (CVN 81) Aircraft Carrier...

August 26, 2021 @ 03:44 AM

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) cut the first steel plate for use on the U.S

Gerald Ford Aircraft Carrier Endures Shock of Three 40,000-pound Underwater Blasts

August 9, 2021 @ 05:52 PM

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully conducted a third explosive event off the coast of Jacksonville, FL, on 8 Aug

Chinese Instructor-Pilots Certified For Night Carrier Operations

August 9, 2021 @ 12:45 PM

During a recent voyage of the Chinese Liaoning aircraft carrier, a batch of Instructor-Pilots were certified for night operations paving the way for rapid induction of naval aviators into the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Navy. In a test conducted on a windy night with fierce sea waves in the Bohai Sea, several pilot instructors from PLA Naval Aviation University steered J-15 fighter jets and landed on the flight deck of Liaoning, PLA Daily reported Friday

India's Indigenous Aircraft Carrier 'Vikrant' Completes Maiden Sea Trial

August 9, 2021 @ 09:21 AM

The Indian Ministry of Defense has announced that the Navys Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Vikrant completed its five-day maiden sea voyage on Sunday. During the maiden sailing, ships performance, including hull, main propulsion, Power Generation and Distribution (PGD) and auxiliary equipment were tested