North Korea fires missile into sea as US aircraft carrier arrives in region

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! North Korea has fired a missile into the sea off its east coast shortly after a United States aircraft carrier arrived in the region. Reuters reported Saturday that an unspecified ballistic missile was fired into the Sea of Japan by North Korea but further details about the trajectory of the missile were unknown. The launch came as a U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea to participate in joint drills with South Korean forces, and days before a planned visit next week…

To Counter China, India Needs More Aircraft Carriers

In 1961, India became the first country in the so-called Third World to acquire and operate an aircraft carrier, a Majestic-class ship purchased from the British and commissioned as the INS Vikrant. The ship played a role in the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, used during a blockade on all shipping between the eastern and western parts of Pakistan. The Indian Navy has since striven to continuously maintain carrier-based task forces—comprising destroyers, frigates, submarines, and other supporting vessels but led by a fleet carrier. However, these task forces have always relied…

Widodo hopes PH aircraft deal will push through – Manila Bulletin

News / National / Widodo hopes PH aircraft deal will push through Widodo hopes PH aircraft deal will push through BOGOR CITY, Indonesia—Indonesian President Joko Widodo is hoping that the Philippines’ plan to procure an air asset from them will push through. Widodo on Monday was referring to the NC212i aircraft from Indonesian aircraft manufacturer PT. Dirgantara, which is part of the Philippines’ possible purchase of air and sea assets from its neighboring country. This was bared when President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. met with Widodo for his first state visit.…

China’s Shandong Aircraft Carrier Holds Drills In South China Sea Amid Subtle Warnings From Australia

The People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) shifted its attention to the South China Sea after days of live fire drills around the Taiwan Strait. According to reports, China conducted combat drills in the South China Sea with the Shandong aircraft carrier battle group. The Chinese navy announced on August 24 that the aircraft carrier Shandong and its battle group have been training in the South China Sea. According to a WeChat post by the People’s Liberation Army’s South Sea Fleet, the purpose of the training was to assess soldiers’ combat…

2 U.S. Aircraft Carriers Now in South China Sea as Chinese Air Force Flies 39 Aircraft Near Taiwan

Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70), left, and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) transit the Philippine Sea on Jan. 22, 2022. US Navy Photo KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Two U.S. Navy carrier strike groups are currently drilling in the South China Sea amid the latest show of force of Chinese aircraft into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone on Sunday. The Carl Vinson CSG and Abraham Lincoln CSG began dual-carrier operations in the South China on Sunday, the same day Taiwan said the People’s Liberation Army Air Force flew 39 planes…

China’s Aircraft Aerobotics Conducts Drills in South China Sea| (Video)

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Is China Destined to Become an Aircraft Carrier Superpower?

China: A Budding Aircraft Carrier Power?: Though it may not be very scholarly or diplomatic to do so, it sure is fun to be able to laugh at an adversary nation’s military misfortunes. We at 19FortyFive have written so many articles on Russia’s endless problems with their aircraft carrier program – from its ill-fated efforts to build a nuclear aircraft carrier to the maladies afflicting its lone non-nuclear carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov – that it’s become almost like a running sitcom gag. However, in fairness and objectivity, one of America’s…

India launches new aircraft carrier as China concerns grow

NEW DELHI — India commissioned its first home-built aircraft carrier Friday as it seeks to counter regional rival China’s much larger and growing fleet, and expand its own indigenous shipbuilding capabilities. The INS Vikrant, whose name is a Sanskrit word for “powerful” or “courageous,” is India’s second operational aircraft carrier, joining the Soviet-era INS Vikramaditya that it purchased from Russia in 2004 to defend the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal. The new 262-meter (860-foot) carrier, designed by the Indian navy and built at the Cochin shipyard in southern India,…

YU-20 tanker aircraft already deployed for China-Russia joint aerial strategic patrol: PLA Air Force spokesperson

About 140,000 spectators gathered at Dafangshen Airport in Changchun for the PLA Air Force open day event on Sun. The audience was mesmerized by the flight performances of various types of aircraft and the display of star jets including YU-20, H-6, J-10C and KJ-500. The pictured is the YU-20 on display on August 28, 2022. Photo: Cui Meng Visitors to the PLA Air Force open day at Dafangshen Airport in Changchun flock to watch a YU-20 tanker aircraft on August 28, 2022. Some 140,000 people went to the event on Sunday.…

Y-20 aircraft can fly to anywhere at any time when needed: PLA Air Force spokesperson

The PLA Air Force open day event kicked off in Changchun, NE China’s Jilin on Friday. During Friday’s air show, the Y-20, J-20, J-16 and other star fighter jets were on full display. The PLA Air Force’s August 1 aerobatics team also delivered a wonderful aerial display. (Photos: Cui Meng/GT) Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Air Force’s Y-20 cargo planes can fly to anywhere at any time when needed, Senior Colonel Shen Jinke, a spokesperson for the PLA Air Force, answered in response to a question from the Global Times…