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BAE Systems Secures UK’s £1.3B Future Maritime Support Project

April 3, 2021 @ 05:08 AM

BAE Systems will support the Royal Navy at Portsmouth Naval Base, with the company securing two contracts valued £1.3 billion as part of the UK Ministry of Defences (MOD) Future Maritime Support Programme (FMSP) competition

Naval Group, Chantiers de l'Atlantique and TechnicAtome to Build French Aircraft Carrier

April 1, 2021 @ 08:28 AM

Naval Group, Chantiers de l'Atlantique and TechnicAtome have teamed up to build the French Navys new generation aircraft carrier. Florence Parly, the French Minister of Defense inaugurated the design platform for the aircraft carrier in Lorient (Britanny, west of France)

French DGA Notifies Preliminary Design Work for New Aircraft carrier (PA-Ng)

April 1, 2021 @ 04:40 AM

The French Directorate General for Armament (DGA) notified the preliminary design work for the new generation nuclear powered aircraft carrier (PA-Ng) to Naval Group, Chantiers de l'Atlantique and TechnicAtome. Construction work on the carrier is expected to begin in 2025, sea trials in 2036 for admission to active service of...

South Korea, UK Not Cooperating on Aircraft Carrier Tech: DAPA

March 22, 2021 @ 02:51 PM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) has denied reports that claimed that the country has begun informal talks with Britain on technology cooperation for aircraft carriers. On Monday, Britain-based Daily Telegraph reported citing industry sources that the country's "advanced systems and designs" could be exported to South Korea, as its...

F-35B jets Begin Sea Trials Aboard Italian Aircraft Carrier

March 2, 2021 @ 04:20 PM

A pair of F-35B fighter jets have begun sea trials aboard the Italian Navys ITS Cavour (CVH 550) aircraft carrier. Test pilots flew the specially instrumented U

Chinese Warplanes Practice Ops Simulating U.S. Navy’s Aircraft Carrier as Target in...

January 25, 2021 @ 05:14 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) is said to have dispatched 13 warplanes to the South China Sea (SCS) to conduct operations simulating an attack on the U.S

New Aircraft Carrier Design Unveiled in Russia- Universal Sea Ship "Varan"

January 19, 2021 @ 08:57 AM

Russias Nevsky Design Bureau (PKB) has developed Varan, a universal sea ship (UMK). UMK Varan is an aircraft-carrying complex, characterized by a high degree of automation and the possibility of using robotic systems

Chinese Navy's Third Aircraft Carrier Likely to be Launched This Year

January 18, 2021 @ 05:57 AM

The Chinese Navys large aircraft carrier, Type 003, is expected to be launched in 2021 and enter naval service around 2025. General outline of the warship is already identifiable in recent openly available photographs

South Korea Seeks to Expedite Light Aircraft Carrier, F-35B Jets

January 4, 2021 @ 08:10 AM

South Korean Navy has sought to build a 30,000-ton light aircraft carrier and place vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) aircraft on it, probably the U.S

Night Fighter Jet Operations Planned for China’s Shandong Aircraft Carrier

December 29, 2020 @ 03:51 PM

China's second aircraft carrier, the Shandong is being prepared for night take off and landing exercises. Entry to several regions in the South China Sea is prohibited due to military exercises from Tuesday to January 7, and observers speculated the Shandong could be involved

Future French Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier, PANG, to House 30 FCAS Jets

December 9, 2020 @ 03:52 PM

The new generation French nuclear-powered aircraft carrier (French acronym-PANG) announced Tuesday by Frances President Emmanuel Macron, will house nearly 30 Future Combat Air System (FCAS) jets. In comparison, the U

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