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Monster Ships: Aircraft Carriers

When I went to Hawaii back in the 1980s, there was an aircraft carrier in the harbor. This was pre-military for me, and the first time I’d ever seen a Navy ship that wasn’t part of a museum (a World War II submarine in Wisconsin). 53 more words


The Fighting Lady (1944)

The Second World War saw on both sides of the conflict a considerable rise in the quality of its cinematic propaganda material. One of the driving individuals behind the American material was William Wyler, who in 1944 helped direct and produce both… 260 more words

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IAF to induct 1st squadron of home-grown Tejas: 5 things about the aircraft | india-news | Hindustan Times

The Indian Air Force will raise the first squadron of home-grown Light Combat Aircraft Tejas with the induction of two aircraft into the force in Bengaluru on Friday. 16 more words


1942 – The first flight of the Hellcat

26 June

The Grumman F6F Hellcat was an American carrier-based fighter aircraft designed to replace the earlier F4F Wildcat in United States Navy (USN) service. 209 more words


China’s First Homegrown Aircraft Carrier Will Soon Be Fully Assembled

According to the above photo of China’s first homegrown aircraft carrier posted in China’s domestic military media, Dalian Shipyard has completed assembling of the ship’s sixth and seventh subsections of its bow, the fifth subsection of its port and fifth and sixth subsections of its starboard. 52 more words

Here Is Why the US Military Is Not In Panic Mode Over China's Carrier-Killer Missiles

By Dave Majumdar June 20, 2016

The United States Navy will have to live with the proliferation of anti-ship ballistic missiles that have the potential to threaten an aircraft carrier. 584 more words

BASEBALL: Midway Classic Home Run Contest

Minor league baseball all-stars swatting home runs that will eventually splash down into the Pacific Ocean … it’s true and it’s the Midway Classic Home Run Contest! 92 more words