aircraft carrier

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

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No long march or some other combat and operational training measures are planned for the heavy aircraft carrier in the near future," the press office said.
LTI) on Monday, April 20, 2015 to see firsthand how the company supports the production of aircraft carriers and to learn about materials testing and calibration services.
The Islamic Republic has the ability to build aircraft carriers, Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari, the commander of the Iranian Navy, claimed Sunday.
The two ships are known as Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers and are being built by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance (ACA), impression of Queen Elizabeth, 45 destroyer a partnership of BAE Systems, Babcock, Thales and the MoD.
The aircraft carrier will move into the Persian Gulf by Saturday evening, where it will be accompanied by a guided-missile cruiser and destroyer," Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm.
The Majestic-class aircraft carrier was purchased from Britain in 1957.
The new aircraft carrier is headed for Karwar naval base.
Shortly after Gordon Brown ordered two new aircraft carriers, I asked a very senior RAF officer what he proposed should be done with them.
Dhowan said the navy aircraft carrier will be launched, on August 12, in Indian southern city of Kochi.
Instead, the Navy's UCLASS program will design and build drones for aircraft carriers over the next three to six years.
AM3 Nicholas Beach performs maintenance on an FA-18F of VFA-41 aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- A defense industry summit set to convene in Ankara under the leadership of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an on Thursday is expected to evaluate bids for Turkey's first aircraft carrier.
NNA - 25/09/2012 - China sent its first aircraft carrier into formal service on Tuesday amid a tense maritime dispute with Japan, in a show of naval ambitions that could spur regional worries about territorial rows with Beijing stirring military rivalry, Reuters reported.
It was part of the final phase of retraining for the ship, which was originally commissioned as a Cold War anti-submarine warfare carrier in 1982, following the axing of the Navy's aircraft carrier fleet in the Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR).
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