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Navy tests Electromagnetic Catapult on Gerald R. Ford carrier

Newport News, Va. (WTKR) – A major milestone was reached this month when the Navy conducted full-speed catapult shots on the future USS Gerald R. Ford using the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System. 192 more words


I watched the carrier depart. 

My husband deployed recently. I watched the carrier leave, and I feel like it was one of the emotionally best things I’ve ever done to “prep” for deployment. 259 more words

Military Spouse

U.S. Navy's Japan-based aircraft carrier heads home

The Associated Press

YOKOSUKA —China’s aircraft carrier ambitions demonstrate the continuing importance of the mammoth ships in the western Pacific, a senior AU.S. Navy officer said Monday, as America’s Japan-based carrier began a long journey home. 263 more words

Second Vikrant-class carrier to counter China threat: Indian official

Concept art of new Indian Navy aircraft carrier to be called the INS Vishal

An unnamed official from India’s Ministry of Defense said that New Delhi has decided to build the INS Vishal, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, with the assistance of the United States, the Times of India reports. 239 more words

A Return to Yankee Station: Did the Navy Learn from Nichols and Tillman?

Note: I am grateful to Lee Kluck for agreeing to contribute to this blog. He will be a regular contributor and I am certain the reader will enjoy his thoughtful presentation and analysis of naval issues as much as I do.  1,088 more words


China looks to give it's Navy some lift

China is developing a fighter capable of vertical take off and landing for its Navy. The new fighter is intended to plug a gap in the Navy’s carrier capability while China’s own domestically produced carriers are still being built to join the Liaoning, which it bought from Ukraine. 209 more words