Category: aircraft carrier

U.S. Navy’s new aircraft carrier validate capability to defend itself and its crew

The U.S. Navy announced on Friday that Sailors aboard the newest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully completed Combat Systems Ship’s Qualification Trials (CSSQT) April 17, representing a major milestone in validating the ship’s capability to defend itself and the crew. The trials, which commenced in February, consisted of five phases. The […]

China confirms that its aircraft carrier formation conducts training near Taiwan

On Monday, the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China officially reported that the Liaoning aircraft carrier formation conducted the training exercise in waters around Taiwan. In a statement presented by the Ministry, the Chinese PLA Navy Spokesperson Senior Captain Gao Xiucheng said it was a routine training exercise organized according to […]

China confirms that its aircraft carrier formation conducts training in near Taiwan

On Monday, the Ministry of National Defense of the People’s Republic of China officially reported that the Liaoning aircraft carrier formation conducted the training exercise in waters around Taiwan. In a statement presented by the Ministry, the Chinese PLA Navy Spokesperson Senior Captain Gao Xiucheng said it was a routine training exercise organized according to […]

Huntington Ingalls wins $175M deal to support U.S. Navy aircraft carriers

U.S. nuclear-powered ship maker Huntington Ingalls Industries has won a $175 million contract to provide maintenance, training and planning support for U.S. Navy aircraft carriers. “We are very pleased the U.S. Navy has entrusted us to support the readiness of one of our nation’s most important power projection platforms,” said Garry Schwartz, president of Technical […]

Nevskoe Design Bureau is crafting new aircraft carrier concepts for Russian Navy

Nevskoe Design Bureau, a leading planning and design bureau of shipbuilding industry in Russia, is crafting various proposals of new aircraft carriers, including hybrid modular ships, for the Russian Navy. Russian ocean-going warships maker Nevskoe Design Bureau has revealed what appears to be a modular aircraft carrier concept called the Varan. The company says that […]