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A recent vacation highlight for my wife and me was a tour of the USS Midway aircraft carrier in SanDiego. The ship was huge and learning the number of crew it took to perform and execute all the specific responsibilities and the challenges of doing so, was amazing. 378 more words

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Model of aircraft carrier in Central China raises questions

The photo of the Chinese aircraft carrier model taken by Google Maps. (Internet photo)

Satellite images provided by Google Maps indicated that China is apparently building a model aircraft carrier on land at an unknown place in Central China, according to China’s nationalistic tabloid Global Times on Jan. 165 more words

China builds scale-model aircraft carrier on land to test PLA Navy equipment

Satellite images provided by Google Maps indicated that China is apparently building a model aircraft carrier on land. It is speculated that the model from the photo is necessary for the People’s Liberation Army Navy to test equipment designed for future carrier operations. 69 more words

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Brazil Plans Extensive Modernization for São Paulo Aircraft Carrier

By Rebecca Edwards, Forecast International

The Brazilian Navy is planning an extensive modernization program for its aircraft carrier, the São Paulo (A 12). The program is intended to extend the ship’s life through the 2030s. 176 more words

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