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A new baby lemur born at Kyiv Zoo in Ukraine’s capital has been named ‘Bayraktar’, mayor and former heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko announced in a Telegram post earlier this month. The stripe-tailed lemur was named after the Turkish-made drone that is once again in the global spotlight for its battlefield success. As in Azerbaijan, …

ANKARA, ($1 = 14.55 Turkish liras) – Baykar Defense General Manager Haluk Bayraktar has announced that the Bayraktar TB3 drone will be suitable for Japanese Izumo-class mini-aircraft carriers, BulgarianMilitary.com learned, through the Turkish online portal. Savunmasanayist. Photo credit: Wikipedia Assessing Nikkei, Baykar’s Managing Director for Defense Haluk Bayraktar said: “China won’t want to sell drones …

By Alvin Plexico Navy Office of Community Outreach NORFOLK, Va. – Petty Officer 2nd Class Juanita Hughes, a native of Orange Park, Florida, serves the United States Navy aboard one of the world’s largest warships, the United States Navy aircraft carrier USS George HW Bush (CVN 77). Bush was commissioned in 2009 and is completing …

NNA | Update: February 11, 2022 6:34 p.m. STI New Delhi [India], Feb. 11 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The tender for 114 Multi-Role Fighter Aircraft (MRFA) or MMRCA.20 is a program to which Delhi attaches utmost importance. In 2018, the Indian government issued an RFI for the procurement of 114 fighter jets under the MRFA. The new …

Bipartisan Delegation of Ohio Lawmakers Urges Navy to Consider Establishing Maintenance Facility in Great Lakes Region to Address Backlog Issues February 2, 2022 | Press Releases WASHINGTON DC – Today, United States Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH), Shontel Brown (D-OH) and Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) sent a letter …

Carriers USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) and John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) at Newport News Shipbuilding on November 12, 2021. USNI News Photo The Navy is confident in its supply chain and the availability of spare parts to build and maintain its aircraft carriers, as the Gerald R. Ford-class lead ship prepares for its maiden deployment, …

The United States faces a race to beat China in recovering an F-35 stealth fighter that plunged into the South China Sea on Monday after what the Navy called a “landing accident” aboard the ‘USS Carl Vinson. The pilot was forced to eject and a total of seven soldiers were injured. The $100 million fighter …

The Claim: Video Shows UFO Parked Aboard Aircraft Carrier A video shared on Facebook claims to show evidence that the military stationed UFOs aboard aircraft carriers. the 40 second video shows a fighter jet, identified by a narrator as an F-18, landing on the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford in 2018, allegedly in the …

The first Indian-built aircraft carrier, IAC Vikrant, returned after completing the 3rd sea trials on Monday. During the trials, various equipment was tested in large numbers with trainings on the various on-board systems. (PTII) KOCHI: India’s first aircraft carrier (IAC) Vikrant has returned to Kochi port after completing its third deep-sea sea trials, a defense …

At an ASPI conference a few years ago, I pointed out that I thought the main surface fighters had been obsolete for many decades and that the only reason we hadn’t noticed was that ‘there had been no major naval conflict since World War II. . Needless to say, this view was not unanimously endorsed …

Like the native 40,000-ton aircraft carrier Vikrant left the port of Kochi on Sunday for the third phase of sea trials, from Monday French aircraft manufacturer Dassault Aviation will fly its Rafale-M fighter jet from the Indian Navy’s land test facility (SBTF) in Goa to demonstrate compatibility and suitability to operate from the carrier’s deck. …

China launched three warships in one day on Christmas Eve in a show of force, as they were among the most advanced ships the country has built. Beijing will keep one of the ships for its own navy, while the other two will go to Thailand and Pakistan respectively. Thailand will take a 071E Landing …

The year 2022 will be a critical year for the Indian military. This is because the year will decide how our army evolves over the next decade. A senior government official recently told me that the coming decade will see a lot of developments on the world stage, especially on the military front. The official’s …

WASHINGTON – The US Navy tested and certified the last of 11 advanced weapons elevators on the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier, after this system threw a wrench into the ship’s final construction, testing and training first class. Weapon elevators transport massive ammunition from the depths of the ship to the hangar bay and flight …

On December 19, 1996, the last deployment of the iconic Grumman A-6 ended when all intruders from the VA-75 “Sunday Punchers” were launched from the USS Enterprise and returned to NAS Oceana. On December 19, 1996, the last deployment of the iconic Grumman A-6 ended when all intruders from the VA-75 “Sunday Punchers” were launched …

Courtesy of the Iowa Children’s Museum What is almost as strong as concrete, but which floats on water? Pykrete! Pykrete is made of 86% frozen water and 14% wood pulp (such as sawdust or paper). It is easy to make, durable and strong. This is why Geoffrey Pyke proposed to make them aircraft carriers during …

WASHINGTON, DC, Dec. 10, 2021 / 24-7PressRelease / – U.S. Navy Mesothelioma Veterans Advocate Appeals to Navy Aircraft Carrier Veteran Who Has Just Been Diagnosed With Mesothelioma Or His Family To ‘call lawyer Erik Karst of the Karst von Oiste law firm at 800-714-0303 for a conversation about what their financial compensation settlement might be. …

A Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) naval soldier looks through a pair of binoculars aboard China’s first aircraft carrier Liaoning as he visits a military port on the South China Sea. Photo by Xinhua KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Chinese Navy ships have every right to operate in Australia’s Exclusive Economic Zone, just as Australia and …

The aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, F-35B Lightning II conducts flight operations on the flight deck of the ship. UK HMS Queen Elizabeth in action over the South China Sea and the Pacific Sea, UK super aircraft carrier ship, one of the largest aircraft carrier in the world. 19-11-2021Youtube: MOTORIZADO Britain’s largest warship, the aircraft …

Through PTI NEW DELHI: The Indian Navy is confident of a positive government response to its request for a third aircraft carrier and the warship will be designed to accommodate both fighter jets and unmanned aerial vehicles, said Tuesday people familiar with the development. At present, India has only one aircraft carrier, INS Vikramaditya, which …

The National Assembly of the Republic of Korea (ROK) faces an important choice this month: Will it vote to fully fund the ROK Navy Light Aircraft Carrier (CVX) project? This decision cannot be taken lightly. It will take a lot of time, effort and resources for the Republic of Korea to acquire and operate this …

Designed over 100 years ago from the British HMS Hermes, the dedicated aircraft carrier is a feat of modern naval engineering. Build One is a massive technical and financial endeavor that tests the skills of a shipbuilding industry across multiple levels of expertise. But design and construction are only half the struggle; once built, these …

Combat Force Vessels Market Report 2021: Impact and Recovery of COVID-19 The Business Research Company Global Combat Force Vessels Market Report 2021: Impact and Recovery of COVID-19 LONDON, GREATER LONDON, United Kingdom, October 29, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – According to the new market research report “Battle Force Ships (Aircraft Carriers, Fregates, Destroyers, Corvettes, Torpedo Boats, Support …

It’s big, really big. In fact, recent satellite images show that China’s new super aircraft carrier is as big as it can get for its dry dock. SAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar) satellites belonging to Capella Space have revealed that the Chinese Type-003 – comparable to the US Navy’s advanced Ford-class aircraft carrier – is under …

The Indian aircraft carrier Vikrant left the Cochin shipyard in Kochi on October 24 to begin a second round of sea trials in the southeastern Arabian Sea. Xavier Vavasseur 25 October 2021 INS Vikrant began its first sea trials two months ago, on August 4, 2021. The aircraft carrier is expected to enter service with …

Rafale M | Credit: Dassault Aviation Text size: A- A + New Delhi: French defense giant Dassault Aviation is expected to bring the naval version of the Rafale aircraft to India in early 2022 to demonstrate its ability to perform a ski jump, which is a crucial takeoff capability for operating from Indian aircraft carriers, …

(Source: The Maritime Executive) * To read Part 1, please click here. A constant drumbeat of Russian propaganda and sensationalist international reporting has created the impression that Russian naval forces are far more formidable than they actually have been. This convinced some Western policymakers that any policy aimed at putting pressure on Moscow could lead …

SINGAPORE, Oct. 11 (Reuters) – Britain’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stopover in Singapore on Monday as part of a drive to reassert itself globally and strengthen its military presence in Asia in a context of growing competition between the great powers. The Queen Elizabeth led a British aircraft carrier strike group …

BANGKOK (AP) – A recent spate of Chinese military flights off southwestern Taiwan has alarmed the island, which Beijing claims to be its own, and is increasing tensions in an already on edge. Flights are just one piece of a complex puzzle in Asia, where the United States and its allies have stepped up naval …

An unmanned fixed-wing aircraft has been launched from HMS Prince of Wales as the Royal Navy explores unmanned planes. Fixed-wing drones – called the QinetiQ Banshee Jet 80+ – flew from the carrier’s flight deck to assess how they could be used to train personnel to defend against fast jets and ever-better missiles. The jet …

Admiral Sir Tony Radakin has been chosen as Britain’s top military official, a sign of the Royal Navy’s growing importance to the Prime Minister as he seeks to project British influence around the world. Radakin, a former lawyer who was involved in setting up the new UK / US / Australia trilateral security partnership known …

A visitor holds an American flag as she stands above the reflecting pool at the 9/11 Museum and Memorial in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York on September 11, 2021. AFP WASHINGTON – The Pentagon plans to rely on airstrikes to prevent a …

(Editor’s note; New York Times bestselling author John David Mann sends us the first of a three-part photo essay about his tour aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln as part of his research on co-authoring “Steel Fear” with publisher SOFREP and founder Brandon Webb As John told us in his radio interview SOREP, the Lincoln, a …

The revolutionary drone took off from HMS Prince of Wales and is considered a significant step towards unmanned technology, as it can be used for surveillance and to transport weapons. A revolutionary new drone has been launched by the Royal Navy ( Image: Royal Navy / SWNS) The Royal Navy has launched a pioneering new …

In the Shanghai shipyards, the next stage of China’s naval expansion is taking shape: a 315-meter aircraft carrier, the construction progress of which was revealed by satellite photography last May. China has the world’s largest navy and the largest shipbuilding industry, but the Type 003 is the latest advancement: a ship the same size as …

The US Navy’s first squadron of F-35C fighter jets deployed to an aircraft carrier early last month. The Marine Corps’ first F-35C squadron is preparing for its first aircraft carrier deployment, scheduled for early next year. A marine pilot from this squadron spoke to Insider about what the stealth jet means for U.S. carriers. Loading …

Russia’s juggernaut Admiral Nakhimov cruiser is about to return to service after spending the past two decades in the shipyard. “We can say that our work is proceeding as planned … I think the cruiser will go into testing in 2023,” said Vladimir Korolyov, deputy general manager of the United Shipbuilding Corporation for Russian military …

They’re expensive, take 20 years to make, and Australia has alienated France by buying them – but there could be something even worse about our new submarines. The $ 100 billion bill faces inevitable and massive eruptions. The 20-year delivery date is optimistic and probably too late. Today, a top scholar dropped a bomb on …

Laboratory tests show promise for reducing jet noise in commercial and military aviation. Aerospace engineers at the University of Cincinnati and the Naval Research Laboratory have come up with a new nozzle design for F-18 fighter jets that they hope will dampen the deafening roar of the engines without compromising performance. Distinguished Professor Ephraim Gutmark, …

The modern, high-tech destroyers we are looking at today may look futuristic and fresh, but the earliest models of destroyers offered at the end of the 19th century were far from today’s standards. Those military ships have undergone many developments throughout the twentieth century so that they can look and function as they do now. …

A Royal Navy Sea King helicopter takes off from HMS Albion during Exercise Auriga July 14, 2010, near Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. astronauts from their capsules after the lunar mission splash. (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images / TNS) SAN DIEGO (Tribune News Service) – Scuba divers Brett Eldridge and Tyler Stalter enjoy exploring the wrecks of …

The importance of aircraft carriers, search and rescue operations, refueling at sea, weapons fire, submarine operations, actions against the asymmetric threat at sea are some of the major aspects of which a New Delhi-based National Defense College (NDC) team witnessed the Arabian Sea along the west coast. The 61st NDC National Security Studies Course, comprising …

Captain Vincent Patrick O’Rourke was born May 19, 1922 in New York City and raised in neighboring Queens. At 17, he was selected from among thousands of applicants to receive a national aeronautical engineering scholarship. He enrolled at the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, which launched his ongoing quest for excellence in aviation. At age 20, O’Rourke …

By Security Television Network, Author: by Kris Osborn, Warrior Maven Click here for updates on this story September 16, 2021 (Security television network) – The Navy recently completed its very first in-flight refueling of the F-35C using an MQ-25 Stingray refueling drone launched by an aircraft carrier What would it mean for the US Navy’s …

China has flexed its muscles over the South China Sea, and the United States has now done the one thing Beijing has warned it not to do. What a difference a single week can make. A month ago, American and British aircraft carriers crossed the South China Sea with fanfare. Last week, Beijing suddenly demanded …

Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland – The Navy’s Unmanned Carrier Aviation program completed its first aerial refueling flight with an E-2D aircraft on August 18 at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah, Illinois. The Boeing-owned MQ-25 test asset known as T1 transferred fuel to an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, the latest variant of the E-2 platform …

Meet ABH1 Benjamin Smith! He is currently #RecruitDivisionCommand at #RecruitTrainingCommand, the only #BootCamp of #Navy “My favorite part about being a CDR is watching these recruits grow up and start making decisions on their own and taking initiatives. Responsibility is the big part for me, anytime they can admit they made a mistake and learned …

The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt returns to Naval Air Station North Island on May 25, 2021 (Robert Price / US Navy) SAN DIEGO (Tribune News Service) – Next week, the Navy is taking another step to add the Pentagon’s newest and stealthiest aircraft to its on-board air wings. San Diego-based aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt …

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 …

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 …

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 …

NEW DELHI: Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will review on Thursday the progress of the Karwar Strategic Naval Base on the Karnataka coast, which will be expanded to house more warships and submarines and will also serve as the headquarters of the Maritime Theater Command (MTC). Accompanied by the head of the navy, Admiral Karambir Singh, …

The missions against ISIS also marked the first fight for the new British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, the largest ship the Royal Navy has ever put to sea, and the first combat action for a British aircraft carrier in a decade. . Captain James Blackmore, Air Wing Commander aboard the Queen Elizabeth, said the …

Jason Sutton, program director for steel fabrication and assembly in the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), has been appointed chief information officer within the same division. He will succeed Brian Fields, who held the position of CIO while also serving as Director of Transformation and will move to a new …

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has announced that Jason Sutton has been promoted to chief information officer for its Newport News Shipbuilding division, effective June 21. Sutton will be responsible for all aspects of information technology to enable Newport News to set IT priorities and achieve strategic goals. Sutton will guide the day-to-day direction of …