The French Navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and its escort are back in Toulon naval base, following a four month-long mission to the Indo-Pacific region.
Tag Archives : Aircraft Carrier
26 Jun 2019
In October 2018, during the last edition of Euronaval, Dassault Aviation unveiled a scale model of what could become the Franco-German Future Combat Air System (FCAS) or Système de Combat Aérien Futur (SCAF). This first model displayed a tailless delta-winged aircraft clearly inspired by Dassault’s Rafale. Despite its presence in a naval exhibition, this plane soon raised questions about its ability to operate from an aircraft carrier, or even to act as an air superiority fighter.
05 Jun 2019
The British Prime Minister announced on June 4th that the Royal Navy will ready the UK’s largest and most advanced warship ever to join allies in forming part of NATO’s major ‘Readiness Initiative’ when she becomes operational.
31 May 2019
The US Navy's future John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier reached a key milestone on May 29, when the island house was lowered onto the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier at the Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding division.
22 May 2019
Babcock International has completed the first docking and maintenance period on HMS Queen Elizabeth at its Rosyth site, the British Aerospace and Defence company announced on May 21, 2019.
30 Apr 2019
Chinese ship-spotters took pictures showing China' second aircraft carrier alongside the Type 901 supply vessel Hulunhu (呼伦湖 ) for the first time. This picture, taken on April 28th at the Dalian shipyard, shows the future of the PLAN carrier strike groups.
21 Apr 2019
China's first carrier-based AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) should leave the assembly line and conduct its first flight soon.
17 Apr 2019
Maritime forces from France’s Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group and the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group participated in a naval passing exercise (PASSEX) in the Red Sea, April 15.
05 Apr 2019
HMS Queen Elizabeth has sailed under the Forth bridges once more, as she returns to her birthplace for a scheduled period of maintenance.
11 Mar 2019
Recent aerial pictures of Jiangnan shipyard are doing the rounds on social media: They show no less than 15 destroyers and 1 aircraft carrier at various stage of construction.