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Russia fixes fresh tiles to roof of the Northern Fleet

Moscow’s northern advances are set to take another step forward with plans to build up the air power of its Northern Fleet. Sputnik News reported that twenty… 267 more words

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Fighting Friday

This spectacular replica of the Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier was discovered on Flickr today. It’s been built by Jon and Catherine Stead and it’s… well, bloody massive! 156 more words

Lego

Lockheed Martin and Rosoboronexport to work on India’s Second Aircraft Carrier

The Indian Navy has sent requests for proposals to four potential foreign contractors to assist it in constructing its second indigenous aircraft carrier, Indian media reported last week.India’s Navy has outlined some of the ship’s specifications in a letter of request to global shipbuilders. 63 more words

India to Build Second Homegrown Aircraft Carrier

The Indian Navy has sent requests for proposals to four potential foreign contractors to assist it in constructing its second indigenous aircraft carrier, Indian media reported last week. 182 more words

Fair winds and following seas, Ranger

Last weekend, I took a trip into the past.

In the late 1980s and early 1990s, I served in the U.S. Navy as a Navy Journalist – a job title that no longer exists, having later been subsumed into another rating. 2,481 more words

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Dalian shipyard to build China's first domestic aircraft carrier

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Dalian Shipyard

China’s first domestically produced aircraft carrier will be built by Dalian Shipyard, Chinese media reported, adding that there are several reasons for it to become the building base for aircraft carriers. 431 more words

Capt. Eric 'Winkle' Brown - the Mosquito deck trials 1944: video

In April we spoke to our Patron, Capt. Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown, about the first carrier deck landing, in March 1944, of a De Havilland Mosquito: the first British twin-engine aircraft, and the heaviest, to have been landed on a deck at that time. 81 more words

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