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...

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...

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

14-Day Quarantine for French Aircraft Carrier Group Crew

April 12, 2020 @ 01:54 PM

Crew of the French Navys Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier and air defense frigate Chevalier Paul will be quarantined for a fortnight upon arrival in the port of Toulon today. “Accommodation and food capacities will be set up at naval and naval air bases

Fifty Test COVID-19 Positive On-board French Aircraft Carrier

April 10, 2020 @ 05:15 PM

Fifty sailors and crew have been found positive for Covid-19 infection on board the French aircraft carrier ‘Charles de Gaulle, after a medical team from the army's health service was sent to the ship Wednesday. Of the fifty positive cases from 66 tested, three sailors were evacuated by plane to be followed up in a hospital in France

Sailors of Fourth US Aircraft Carrier Test Positive for Coronavirus

April 9, 2020 @ 08:03 AM

The USS Nimitz became the fourth US aircraft carrier whose sailors tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Nimitz, that sails with about 4,800 sailors, is currently docked in its home port in Bremerton, Washington

French Aircraft Carrier ‘Charles de Gaulle’ Sailors Test Positive for COVID-19

April 8, 2020 @ 11:15 AM

The French Navy aircraft carrier ‘Charles de Gaulle is heading home cutting short deployment in the Atlantic following suspicion of several COVID-19 cases among its 2000 crew members. About forty sailors may be infected with Covid-19, according to a French Ministry of the Armed Forces press release issued this morning