General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier (CVN 78) achieved the Navys target of 8,000 successful aircraft launches and recoveries during the ships 18-month Post Delivery Test & Trial...
The French Director General Armaments (DGA)s Naval and Hydrodynamic Techniques wing carried out maneuverability tests of a scale model of the future French Navy aircraft carrier ‘PA-Ng to measure its turning, heading and stability performance. After having activated and steered the rudders at various angles, looked at the turning performance, simulated...
A minor fire broke out onboard the Indian Navys
The UK Royal Navys HMS Prince of Wales Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier has departed for operational training and sea trials. In a statement, BAE Systems said Shared Infrastructure (SI) networks and an integrated facility to trial systems (known as a sandbox) were installed on the warship recently
An aircraft carrier group led by Chinas Shandong carrier is conducting a series of exercises in the South China Sea in its first known voyage of the year. Senior Captain Gao Xiucheng, a spokesperson from the PLA Navy, said that the drill involving Shandong “is a regular series of exercises organized based on the annual work schedule, and is fully legitimate and legal
South Korea could invest 3 trillion won or approximately $2.7 billion in buying 20 vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) jets, most likely the U
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 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)
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 the PA-Ng in 2038 so as not to create a discontinuity between the end of life of the Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier and the arrival of its successor
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 trade officials "have begun informal discussions with Korean counterparts about areas of technology the country could be interested in