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a large warship that carries planes and has a long flat deck for takeoffs and landings

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China's navy has two aircraft carriers running on conventional oil.
The concluding session of the Joint Working Group Meeting was held on 03 Nov 17 at New Delhi and was co-chaired by Vice Admiral DM Deshpande, Controller Warship Production and Acquisition, and Rear Admiral Brian Antonio, Program Executive Officer Aircraft Carriers.
Navy's supercarriers ( the unofficial descriptive term for the largest type of aircraft carrier -typically those that displace 64,000 metric tons).
This is largely because it has conflated the purpose of possessing aircraft carriers.
China had no aircraft carriers until 2012 when its first one, the Liaoning, was commissioned, adding to the evidence that China's pursuit of military development has been in synch with its overall economic expansion, according to an article published in Global Times here on Monday.
She returns to the fleet as one of the most modern and technologically-advanced Nimitz-class aircraft carriers in service and will continue to be a vital part of the nation's defense for an additional 25 years.
During that war aircraft carriers faced each other in combat for the first time.
With a crew of around 2,000 and bringing enormous firepower, the largest aircraft carrier in Europe, France's Charles De Gaulle docked at Limassol on Sunday.
LTI is a supplier of materials testing services to manufacturers of raw materials and component parts used in the construction of aircraft carriers.
Sayyari said, "As we have built destroyers and submarines, we also possess the ability to manufacture aircraft carriers and heavy submarines.
The 65,000-tonne Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was formally christened during an event at the Rosyth Dockyard in Fife, where the ship was assembled and fitted out.
All kinds of exciting questions about aircraft carriers, ships, captain, and crew from Noah and Marina are answered calmly by Grandpa Ed on this informative tour.
Manila, Philippines - The development of the Chinese navy, including the addition of two or more aircraft carriers, is not targeted at any particular country; it is aimed at strengthening China's maritime capability to defend the country against invasions from the sea.
Operating two aircraft carriers has been part of maritime doctrine.
Shortly after Gordon Brown ordered two new aircraft carriers, I asked a very senior RAF officer what he proposed should be done with them.
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