In the coming days, French President Macron is expected to give the "go ahead" to the French Navy's new generation aircraft carrier (PANG) program. Here is what we know so far.
Tag Archives : Aircraft Carrier
06 Jul 2020
The Nimitz and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Force are conducting dual carrier operations in the South China Seas, July 6.
30 Jun 2020
According to a report by the UK National Audit Office (NAO), on Carrier Strike, the initial operational capability (IOC) of the Royal Navy Merlin Crowsnest AEW helicopter will face an 18 month delay.
30 Jun 2020
A new record: The US Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) and its escort ship, the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56), have been continuously at sea for 161 days.
23 Jun 2020
The USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) strike groups commenced dual carrier flight operations in the Philippine Sea, June 21.
10 Jun 2020
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) received the first production unit of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) in April, nearly a month ahead of schedule.
02 Jun 2020
China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, "Shandong" (pennant number 17), departed the Dalian Shipyard on May 25 for sea trials in the northern region of the Yellow Sea.
31 May 2020
Iran built a large-scale dummy US Navy aircraft carrier in 2013-14. And then dramatically destroyed it in war games in February 2015. Recently it has been repaired and may be destined for another explosive demonstration soon. H I Sutton looks in details at Iran's fake aircraft carrier and explains why it makes no realistic sense.
22 May 2020
U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) achieved another milestone. The next generation carrier just completed a record 167 aircraft launches and recoveries in a single day with its EMALS and AAG systems.
21 May 2020
U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway for the first time since arriving in Guam March 27 following a COVID-19 outbreak that affected part of the the crew.