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China building two aircraft carriers before 2017, as part of plan to infiltrate Indian Ocean

The following is based on reports in Chinese media:

China’s qianzhan.com quoted a Russian military industry news website as saying that in early October, the Chinese shipyard at… 462 more words


China Building 2 Aircraft Carriers to Be Launched before 2017

China’s qianzhan.com quoted Russian military industry news website as saying that in early October, Chinese shipyard at Changxing Island installed radar, electronic system and weapons on the aircraft carrier it is making. 313 more words

Construction begins on aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy

Construction is beginning at Newport News Shipbuilding on the aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79), the second Ford-class carrier. (Photos by Jonathon Gruenke/Daily Press) For more photos, … 28 more words

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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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