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China's Growing Military Threat: Part 1 - The Navy

Since the 1970s, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLA Navy) has expressed interest in operating an aircraft carrier as part of its blue water aspirations. According to a… 969 more words


Dad's magnum opus - Aircraft carrier

Ever since P saw the aircraft carrier INS Vikrant being built in Cochin, he has been asking the father to make him one. It didn’t take much to convince the airplane lover himself. 228 more words


An F/A-18F Super Hornet launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington

George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. 24 more words


Flag Officer Announcement

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced today that the president has made the following nomination:

Navy Rear Adm. Troy M. Shoemaker for appointment to the rank of… 42 more words

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Eric 'Winkle' Brown: The Man Who Seemed Not To Notice Danger

Pilot Eric “Winkle” Brown holds two of the most startling records from the world of flying. And that’s just a part of his extraordinary life. 1,162 more words

What Could You Achieve?

Images suggest China developing J-15 for CATOBAR-equipped carrier

China is developing a new variant of the J-15 carrier-based fighter modified for catapult-assisted take-off but arrested recovery (CATOBAR) operations, according to images posted on the Xinhua website.

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