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

General Atomics Carrier Landing-Takeoff System Certified for CVN 78 Flight Deck

April 24, 2020 @ 08:18 AM

General Atomics electromagnetic aircraft landing and takeoff systems have received Flight Deck Certification (FDC) for operations aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) carrier

668 of French Aircraft Carrier Sailors Positive for Coronavirus, 31 hospitalized

April 16, 2020 @ 09:56 AM

The French Navy (Marine Nationale) has said that 688 sailors aboard Charles de Gaulle carrier have tested positive for COVID-19 virus, of which 31 are currently hospitalized and one is in intensive care. The Navy added that test results of 30% of the sailors are still pending, even as the number of them found to have the virus has jumped to one-third of all sailors

Coronavirus Claims First Life Onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt

April 13, 2020 @ 01:51 PM

A sailor assigned to the US Navys USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier has died from COVID-19 infection. The sailor was admitted to the intensive care unit of the US Naval Hospital in Guam on April 9, nearly ten days after he tested positive on March 30

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sails to ‘Demonstrate COVID-19 Epidemic Control Work’

April 12, 2020 @ 02:33 PM

A Chinese aircraft carrier group sailed through the Miyako Strait and headed toward the Pacific Ocean, on Friday to ‘demonstrated success in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic control work. The Chinese flotilla, consisting of aircraft carrier Liaoning two Type 052D guided missile destroyers, two Type 054A guided missile frigates and one Type 901 auxiliary supply ship, was spotted during transit through the Miyako Strait on Friday evening, according to a statement from the Japanese Defense Ministry on Saturday