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USS John C. Stennis

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis, with helicopters aloft, sails past the New Dungeness Lighthouse, along the Strait of Juan de Fuca. 6 more words

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CBS 11 Onboard One Of The Navy's Most Advanced Warships

ATLANTIC OCEAN (CBSDFW.COM) – The United States Navy gave CBS 11 News an opportunity to do something few people will ever experience; fly to an aircraft carrier at sea and land on the deck. 340 more words

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US Navy puts on 3-carrier show of force for first time in decade

Three US Navy aircraft carriers put on show of strength in the Western Pacific Ocean over the weekend, the first time three of the 100,000-ton behemoths have sailed together in a decade. 500 more words

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In Memoriam, Sub Lt David Mitchell RNVR and Cdr David Hamilton RN

One of the best aspects of writing about historical naval aviation sadder is meeting deeply impressive people who have contributed to that history. One of the saddest aspects is the inevitability of losing these friends to time. 1,423 more words

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Study: bigger aircraft carriers, like the Ford-class, are better

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – A study from the RAND Corporation made publicly available last month suggests bigger aircraft carriers may still be better for the Navy. 361 more words

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China’s 2nd Homegrown Carrier Must Use Electromagnetic Catapult

In my post “China’s Aircraft Carrier to Have Homegrown Electromagnetic Catapult” yesterday, I quoted SupChina’s report “China upgrades its carrier and pushes its ocean claims” as saying that according the South China Morning Post (SCMP), China has “developed a medium-voltage, direct-current transmission network” to equip its conventionally powered Type 002 carrier with an electromagnetic aircraft launch system. 267 more words

China’s Aircraft Carrier to Have Homegrown Electromagnetic Catapult

SupChina says in its report “China upgrades its carrier and pushes its ocean claims” that according the South China Morning Post (SCMP), China has “developed a medium-voltage, direct-current transmission network” to equip its conventionally powered Type 002 carrier with an electromagnetic aircraft launch system. 237 more words