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India’s First Indigenous Carrier’s Engines Fired Up

The construction of India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier has reached the final stages. The engines onboard INS Vikrant being constructed at Kochi...

China’s Second Aircraft Carrier to be Commissioned Soon

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy’s (PLAN) second aircraft carrier, the first domestically-built aircraft carrier, the Type 002 (CV-17), is being prepared...

Researchers found second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that...

The unknown destiny of Brazilian ex-Aircraft Carrier Sao Paolo

As we shared before, The Brazilian Ministry of Defense has announced on 23rd September that decommissioned aircraft carrier Sao Paulo has been...

Indian Navy’s First Aircraft Carrier Dock is Inaugurated

Indian defence industry made a milestone step about maintaining of naval vessels. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Navy’s first aircraft...

Brazilian ex-Aircraft Carrier Goes on a Sale

The Brazilian Ministry of Defense has announced on Monday (23rd September) that decomissioned aircraft carrier Sao Paulo is on sale with an...

Royal Navy’s Second Aircraft Carrier Makes Debut at Sea

Royal Navy's second giant aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, left the Rosyth Dockyard on the Forth to start sea trials. Passing under...

USS Ronald Reagan Visits Manila of Philippines

Nimitz-class nuclear-powered American aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), arrived Manila Wednesday (7th August) for a brief port call to highlight...

UK’s Newest Aircraft Carrier Forced to Return to Base Due to...

The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has returned from sea trials early after a leak was found. When water on one...

Russian design bureau unveils new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier project

The Russian Nevskoye Design Bureau (part of Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corporation) unveiled the newest Project 11430E ‘Lamantin’ nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Its mockup...

Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant to be delivered to navy in 2021

The Indian navy will get a new aircraft-carrier in early 2021, a senior Indian navy officer Vice Admiral A K Saxena said...

HMS Queen Elizabeth conducted trial firing exercise with her new Phalanx

UK Royal Navy's aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was equipped with Phalanx Block 1B CIWS (Close-in Weapon System) on February 2019. On...

Indian Navy to modernize INS Vikramaditya’s landing aids

Because of the dissatisfaction with the original Russian Equipment, the flight deck of Indian Navy’s sole aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya will be...

USS Ronald Reagan, JS Izumo Sail Together in the South China...

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and U.S. Navy conducted bilateral exercise in the South China Sea.   The U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS...

USS Boxer and FS Charles de Gaulle Sail in the Andaman...

Amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) and French navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), and its escort ships...

USS Ronald Reagan begins underway operations in the Indo-Pacific

The forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), along with supporting Commander Task Force 70 units, began underway operations in the...

U.K. to convert ferries into warships

The U.K.  Ministry of Defence is to procure two civilian passenger ferries or cargo vessels and convert them into warships, the defence...

France launches plan for new aircraft carrier

France will make a decision on the replacement of its flagship aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle at the start of 2020, its armed...

Helicopter Crash on board USS Ronald Reagan

A U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan...

Sailor Struck by Propeller Aboard USS George HW Bush

The sailor died aboard the US aircraft carrier George H. W. Bush. He was fatally wounded by the propeller of a Grumman E-2 Hawkeye...

Joint U.S. Forces Team for Exercise Valiant Shield 2018

U.S. military forces from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command are scheduled to participate in exercise Valiant Shield (VS) 2018, Sept. 16-23, around the Marianas Island...

Ronald Reagan Strike Group Conducts Air Defense Exercise

The Ronald Reagan Strike Group, including Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), participated in an air...

China’s first indigenously built aircraft carrier ready for second sea trial

The carrier's first sea trial was from May 13 to 18. After a five-day sea trial, the carrier had returned on May 23 to...

PLA navy to get first female captain in history

The People's Liberation of Army (PLA) Navy is expected to have a female captain for the first time in history, the official PLA Daily...

China is working on a new fighter jet for aircraft carriers...

China is developing a new fighter jet for aircraft carriers to replace its J-15s after a series of mechanical failures and crashes, as it...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to Bell-Boeing The U.S. Navy bought its first CMV-22 Ospreys for use as carrier onboard...

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded $200 million contract in support...

Huntington Ingalls Industries has been awarded a contract in support of new material for the USS Enterprise, a future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier. The...

USS Harry S. Truman Arrives in Marseille, France

The Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) arrived in Marseille, France, for a regularly scheduled port visit, June 21. "We look...

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million Brazil defence community has confirmed the purchase of British helicopter carrier HMS Ocean. The first group of...

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier

Boeing unveils a drone capable of landing on an aircraft carrier, as U.S. Navy competition heats up Boeing recently offered a first glimpse of its...

Leak found on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leaking because of a faulty seal. The Royal Navy's future flagship, which was commissioned by the...

UK takes Delivery of final F-35B Lightning of this year

The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II which flew into Beaufort, South Carolina, to take its place as part of...

Chinese Type001A Aircraft Carrier CV17 Shandong construction update (Dec 16th, 2017)

Type001A Aircraft Carrier CV17 Shandong construction update (Dec 16th, 2017) According to the PLA Daily, CV17 Shangdong is expected to start blue-water trials soon. Photo credit...

Lincoln Completes First F-35 Carrier Qualification

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) successfully completed Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Carrier Qualifications for the F-35C Lightning II program, carrier...

US Navy Prepares to Search for C-2A Aircraft

The U.S. Navy will deploy a team of deep water salvage experts to search for the C-2A Greyhound aircraft that crashed in the Philippine...

Brazilian government authorises the navy to begin efforts to purchase HMS...

Brazil’s Ministry of Defence on 1 December authorised the navy to begin efforts to purchase the UK Royal Navy’s HMS Ocean landing platform helicopter. The Brazilian...

Supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth recently arrived back home after a “successful”...

Supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth recently arrived back home after a “successful” second phase of sea trials. The Aircraft Carrier Alliance, which is currently in charge...

US Navy aircraft crashed into Pacific Ocean

United States Navy C2-A Greyhound aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa at approximately 2:45 p.m. today (Japan...