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China navy secretly built what could be world"s first drone aircraft carrier: report

China navy secretly built what could be world"s first drone aircraft carrier: report.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2024

China navy secretly built what could be world"s first drone aircraft carrier: report

China navy secretly built what could be world"s first drone aircraft carrier: report.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 15th, 2024

Chinese newest aircraft carrier may start sea trials this week — and could join the fleet a year ahead of schedule, amid a growing rivalry with the US

Reuters China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier is expected to start sea trials imminently, a source close to the navy said, amid what analysts say is growing external pressure to push forward its develo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2018

China"s newest aircraft carrier is actually very outdated — but its next one should worry the US Navy a lot

Reuters China's second aircraft carrier — and first domestically built carrier — completed its initial sea trial in May. The carrier, referred to as Type 001A, left its port in the northeastern city of Dalian on May 13 and returned .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 18th, 2018

China"s new aircraft carrier is being tested at sea for the first time, but US carriers "remain in an echelon of their own," expert says

China launched the first sea trial of its most advanced aircraft carrier, but it still falls short of US Navy carrier standards, an a.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 1st, 2024

US Navy sends message to China with photo of destroyer shadowing Chinese aircraft carrier

China and the US are both building up their forces in the East and South China seas by sending carri.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2021

China"s first domestically built aircraft carrier is ready for a high-seas test, an insider says

According to state media, the Shandong, which is Chi.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 8th, 2021

Chinese bombers simulated an attack on a US Navy aircraft carrier in the South China Sea

"The PLA activities highlighted here are the latest in a string of aggressive and destabilizing actions," a US military spokesman said. he Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (C.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytJan 29th, 2021

The F-117 was the world"s first stealth aircraft, and Lockheed almost built one for the Navy"s carriers

More than a decade after the first operational stealth aircraft took flig.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytDec 21st, 2020

The New York Post: Fired Navy captain reportedly tests positive for coronavirus

The Navy captain who was removed after he sounded the alarm about a coronavirus outbreak aboard an aircraft carrier he commanded has tested positive for the virus, according to a report Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 5th, 2020

A 2nd US Navy aircraft carrier is visiting Vietnam amid simmering tensions with China

US Navy/MCS 3rd Class Alex Corona The US has identified former foe Vietnam as a strategic partner in the resource-rich South China Sea, most of which China has claimed. The USS Theodore Roosevelt's vis.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 5th, 2020

Testing suggests the US Navy"s $13 billion supercarrier isn"t ready to defend itself in combat

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor Loessin The USS Gerald R. Ford, the first of a new class of US Navy aircraft carrier, may not yet be ready to defend itself in combat, a new report revealed. The Pentagon's weapons testin.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 3rd, 2020

Aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln shatters US Navy"s record for longest post-Cold War deployment with 10-month around-the-world tour

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Amber Smalley/Released As of Friday, the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln has been deployed for 291 days, making its nearly 10-month deployment the longest ship deployment s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 17th, 2020

Here are the aircraft China may put aboard its newest aircraft carrier

Reuters The Shandong, China's first domestically built aircraft carrier, entered service in Dece.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 27th, 2019

Meet the commander of China"s new aircraft carrier, who"s fluent in English and an expert in missiles

Getty Images Lai Yijun has a major in missiles and a reputation for stepping up when it counts. English is an important requirement as the PLA Navy strives to be considered an international force. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 19th, 2019

China"s First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Goes Into Service

China has placed its first domestically built aircraft carrier in active service on Tuesday, according to the Nikkei. 0 read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 18th, 2019

China just added a second aircraft carrier to its rapidly growing navy

REUTERS/Stringer China has commissioned its first indigenously-produced aircraft carrier into service with the People's Liberation Army Navy. The Shandong, as the carrier is called, is the second .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 17th, 2019

With China gunning for aircraft carriers, US Navy says it has to change how it fights

US Navy Advances in offensive weaponry, namely Chinese long-range missiles, have stoked more debate about the viability of the aircraft carrier in future wars. But just because those threats are there doesn't mean the carriers are obsolete, the Nav.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 13th, 2019

China is training its top navy pilots to fill an "urgent need" for aircraft carrier commanders

REUTERS/Stringer The best pilots from Chinese carrier-borne squadrons are being sent to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 13th, 2019

China sailed its first domestically built aircraft carrier through the tense Taiwan Strait on the way to the South China Sea

Getty Images China sailed its first domestically built carrier through the Taiwan Strai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 18th, 2019

China"s first home-made aircraft carrier could enter service within months

Reuters China's first domestically built .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 18th, 2019