The US Navy will have to reduce the tonnage of its aircraft carriers to maintain its format

The nuclear aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford is arguably today the most powerful combat ship to ever sail the oceans. Designed to support a very high…

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The aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford completes its Flight Deck Certification equipped with EMALS and AAG

While the question of the usefulness of super aircraft carriers still arises within the US Navy, the new generation of nuclear aircraft carriers (CVN) continues its development. Relative to…

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The Department of Defense wants to remove 2 aircraft carriers from the US Navy

We have already largely echoed it here, the planning of the US Navy in terms of shipbuilding in the years to come faces today…

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The American aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt docked in Guam due to the Covid-19

One of the two American aircraft carriers present in the Indo-Pacific zone, the USS Theodore Roosevelt, has just arrived at the American naval base on the island of Guam to be kept at the dock, after…

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US Navy launches landmark study for future of super aircraft carriers

While the US navy fails to devise a satisfactory model to maintain naval supremacy over China in the long term, it launched, according to the site ...

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Will Electromagnetism Be the Black Powder of the XNUMXst Century?

The arrival of black powder in Europe, a highly explosive and exothermic mixture of sulfur, saltpetre (potassium nitrate) and charcoal introduced by the Mongols in…

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The electromagnetic catapults of the new aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford finally validated

On February 11, the American industrialist General Atomics announced that it had validated the use of its electromagnetic catapults (EMALS - ElectroMagnetic Aircraft Launch System) as well as its new generation of strands…

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The US Defense Secretary unveils his strategy for a fleet of 355 ships in 2030

As we have already treated several times on Meta-Defense, the US Navy is struggling to define its plan of building ships for the years to come, caught in a vice between ...

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