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Madrid, July 6. (Europa Press) – Gibraltar hosted the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales on Tuesday, its first visit to a port outside the UK, for a brief logistical stopover in its operations, which will continue until July 10. According to the Government of Gibraltar, the Portsmouth-based aircraft carrier has thus completed an “intensive” …

America’s defense leaders have a problem: What they say doesn’t match what they do. The mismatch is apparent in the latest Pentagon budget, and a “dire-do” gap undermines the confidence of Congress and the American people. Military leaders identify China as our # 1 challenge, often calling Beijing an “increasingly capable strategic competitor,” as Joint …

Watching “Narcos” on Netflix can make you wonder how much of the content is factual and how much is fiction. Indeed, the facts are often stranger than the fiction. Here is one of those stories: the first Chinese aircraft carrier. Varyag was to be an Admiral Kuznetsov-class multipurpose aircraft carrier in the Soviet Navy. She …

China has noted with concern India’s test of its “plane-killer” ballistic missile, Agni-P, which has left Beijing wondering whether New Delhi has found an equalizer with its once dreaded DF-21 D missile. The Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post (SCMP), while raising the question of whether India’s nuclear-capable Agni-P ballistic missile fired from an island …

China flaunted its J-20 stealth fighters during the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) centenary celebrations on July 1. A total of 15 J-20 “Mighty Dragons” flew over Beijing’s skies in formation. China builds ‘exact replica’ of US F-35 stealth jets, but PLAAF rejects offer This marked the largest number of China’s most advanced warplanes on display …

Two F / A-18 Super Hornets, assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11, launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) on April 29, 2021. US Navy photo USS aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is moving home from San Diego, Calif., To Bremerton, Wash., For a period of overdue dry-dock …

The aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan and its carrier strike group are now operating in the 5th Fleet, a first for the aircraft carrier since 2012. The Navy said the Reagan aircraft carrier strike group “will operate and train alongside regional and coalition partners” and provide air power to assist U.S. and coalition forces while the …

Hailing from Bessemer, Alabama, David McCampbell was the all-time top flying ace in the United States Navy and the top ace of the F6F Hellcat with 34 aerial victories against Japanese planes in the Pacific in 1944 during World War II . After short stays at the Staunton Military Academy in Staunton, Virginia and a …

U.S. F-35B fighter jets flew combat missions over the Middle East, hitting ISIS targets in the region earlier this week after taking off from a British aircraft carrier, marking the first time the U.S. military has done this since the Allies teamed up in World War II. The stealth jets of 617 Squadron RAF (The …

After exercises with the Indian Navy, the US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan has been transferred to the Arabian Sea to support the ongoing withdrawal of the army from Afghanistan, the US Naval Institute (USNI) reported on Friday. The USS Ronald Reagan had just completed its exercises with the Indian Navy and will replace the USS …