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Images from a French satellite seem to show that China is working on a nearly 900-foot aircraft carrier, its first homegrown flattop and second carrier.


It's only Thursday, but the US military has suffered three separate, non-fatal, aviation-related incidents. A total of ten injuries have been reported.


The USS Gerald R. Ford has its first residents, as some 240 sailors have moved aboard the hulking supercarrier in what the ship's CO called a "tipping point."


The VTOL version of the US military's new F-35 Lightning completed its first ski-jump test, simulating a launch from British or Italian carriers.


Want to see a big sled get flung into the water off the deck of an aircraft carrier? Don't be silly, of course you do.


As the USS Ranger is towed to its final resting place, where it will be scrapped, drone footage of the carrier's journey has emerged. It's eerie.


The external drop tanks that are so integral to an aircraft carrier's power projection might not be an option for aircraft on the Navy's newest flattop.


The US Navy's X-47B, its carrier-borne, unmanned combat air system has just completed a series of testing aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, and the Navy has been kind enough to release footage of the drone's activities. While this isn't the first time the X-47 has operated from a carrier, it does mark the first occasion it's done so alongside active-duty aircraft, like the F/A-18 Hornet, making this a significant milestone in the UCAV's development.


Over 100 veterans said their goodbyes to the USS Saratoga, a Forrestal-class carrier that protected the United States for nearly 50 years and saw action in Vietnam and in Operation Desert Storm. The ship's sailors were given a last look on Friday.


A Nimitz-class American aircraft carrier is big. Really, really big. After all, it has to be, in order to launch and recover a wide array of military aircraft. But when it's not catapulting F/A-18 Super Hornets and E-2 Hawkeyes into the wild blue yonder, what exactly can you use its 1,040-foot long flight deck for? Well, BMW seems to have an idea.

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