aircraft carrier


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Synonyms for aircraft carrier

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

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The French Navy's flagship, the Charles de Gaulle, is the only non-US aircraft carrier powered by nuclear reactors.
However, India still relies on other countries' technology in building its aircraft carrier.
The meeting marked yet another significant landmark in the ongoing cooperation between the two countries in the field of aircraft carrier technology.
Speaking after the ship left the port, Captain Jerry Kyd said: "She was stable and strong, which is important for aviation operations from an aircraft carrier flight deck.
It is the first aircraft carrier designed with all electric utilities, eliminating steam service lines from the ship, reducing maintenance requirements, and improving corrosion control.
However, the exact repercussions of China's new initiative to empower its naval forces cannot be gauged until the aircraft carrier is formally commissioned after a series of sea trials are conducted and its full air complement arrives.
Like a bee, the British aircraft carrier is only capable of independently releasing planes from its belly closely flanked by a swarm of warships, support ships and submarines to protect it.
Putting the carrier into water marks progress in China's efforts to design and build a domestic aircraft carrier.
The country unveiled its first domestically built aircraft carrier in 2015, but the Wall Street Journal said in 2016 that top US naval engineers discovered the carrier wouldn't be operational for up to a decade.
The paper likened the aircraft carrier to a "gross animal" and said a strike on it would be "an actual example to show our military's force".
Aircraft Carriers also includes a brief discussion of Germany's aborted attempt to field an aircraft carrier, the Graf Zeppelin.
Abraham Lincoln is the fifth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier to complete RCOH, a major lifecycle milestone at Newport News Shipbuilding.
The Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier would be sent to join Russia's current naval deployment there, minister Sergei Shoigu said during a televised meeting, News Arab reported.
The aircraft is being operated from navy's newly inducted aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya.
TOKYO, Dec 31 (KUNA) -- China is building its first-ever domestically designed aircraft carrier in Dalian in northeastern Liaoning Province, the Chinese Defense Ministry confirmed Thursday, according to state-run Xinhua News Agency.
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