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USS Wisconsin and Naval Station Norfolk

Some two and a half years after my visit to London, where I had a great experience visiting the HMS Belfast museum ship (post… 931 more words


Mob Haiku: Anchors Aweigh

Kiki overate from the dessert tray.  sadly, her loose lips sank hips. For more weighty issues, please see:

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The Weighty Matter of China's Carrier-Borne Aircraft

CHINA’S FIRST INDIGENOUSLY designed aircraft carrier is expected to start its sea trials shortly, probably immediately after lunar new year.

The sister ship to the Liaoning, a refitted former Soviet carrier, was… 578 more words


USS George H.W. Bush welcomes in new commanding officer

NORFOLK, Va. – Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush held a change of command ceremony on January 12, which saw Captain Sean Bailey relieve Captain Will Pennington of his command. 291 more words


China’s third aircraft carrier under construction, to launch in 2020?

Lucas Niewenhuis

January 5, 2018

China currently has two aircraft carriers in service: the Liaoning, which was built more than 25 years ago, bought from Ukraine, and renovated, and the Type 001A Shandong, which was designed and built completely in China and launched in April 2017. 228 more words

China Has Started Building Its Third Aircraft Carrier, Military Sources Say

China started building its third aircraft carrier, with a hi-tech launch system, at a Shanghai shipyard last year, according to sources close to the People’s Liberation Army.  46 more words


Japan and South Korea want aircraft carriers? It makes no sense!

There is increasing speculation that Japan and South Korea might modify the 24,000-ton Izumi-Class helicopter carriers and 14,000-ton Dokdo-class amphibious assault ships respectively to deploy F-35B VSTOL aircraft. 606 more words