Aircraft Carriers

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft. Typically, it is the capital ship of a fleet, as it allows a naval force to project air power worldwide without depending on local bases for staging aircraft operations. Carriers have evolved since their inception in the early twentieth century from wooden vessels used to deploy balloons to nuclear-powered warships that carry numerous fighters, strike aircraft, helicopters, and other types of aircraft. While heavier aircraft such as fixed-wing gunships and bombers have been …



RAND Corporation · 21 November 2023 English

This report summarizes the conclusions of RAND discussions that reexamined tabletop exercises and analysis from the past eight years. This review assisted in understanding the nature of and reasons for …

Ukraine’s IADS. Maritime Forces Although NATO aircraft carriers generated a significant share of the Alliance’s

Civitas: Institute for the Study of Civil Society · 15 November 2023 English

At the heart of all three of these strategic goals lies the PLA as the most technologically advanced military in the world, a core CCP strategy to be achieved by …

electronic outputs are used in missiles, aircraft carriers and aircraft, such as the JF-17 fighter, whilst

CNA: Center for Naval Analyses · 15 November 2023 English

It begins with an assessment of the role of space in Russian military theory and doctrine, followed by a discussion of the role and functions of Russia’s Space Forces, how …

Its unique Field Program places analysts on aircraft carriers and military bases, in squad rooms and crisis

Cato Institute · 14 November 2023 English

Amid deteriorating US‐​China relations, senior US officials have begun suggesting that a Chinese attack against Taiwan could happen soon. The conventional wisdom in Washington is that this urgent threat requires …

March 1996, the United States deployed two aircraft carriers close to Taiwan to signal its support for inability to locate—much less attack—[two US] aircraft carriers demon- strated its inability to successfully in East Asia and large warships, such as aircraft carriers, at sea.20 The PLA Navy has signifi- cantly

FPRI: Foreign Policy Research Institute · 6 November 2023 English

nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine fleet, the base can handle all sorts of warships, including aircraft carriers and nuclear-powered attack submarines. Unlike the Song-class diesel-electric attack submarine

can handle all sorts of warships, including aircraft carriers and nuclear-powered attack submarines. Unlike

DPG: Delhi Policy Group · 31 October 2023 English

3 Remarks of the Spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in the Philippines on the Seventh Anniversary of the Wo-called Award on the South China Sea Arbitration, July 12. [...] China’s …

ocean-going amphibious ships, mine warfare ships, aircraft carriers, and fleet auxiliaries. Notably, this figure

Conservation Council of New Brunswick · 26 October 2023 English

The design of the ARC reactor draws inspiration from the knowledge and experience gained through the development and operation of the Experimental Breeder Reactor II (EBR-II) and the Fast Flux …

standardized reactors deployed on submarines and aircraft carriers. A study conducted in Canada has revealed

IPA: Institute of Public Affairs · 25 October 2023 English

We will strengthen our systems for energy production, supply, storage, and marketing to ensure energy security.’6 In Australia, the Leader of the Opposition said: You can’t turn off the old …

particularly for submarines, as well as for aircraft carriers, has played a decisive role in defence.58

Jamestown Foundation · 20 October 2023 English

For instance, the Report talks of "combining the basic principles of Marxism with China's concrete realities and with China's outstanding traditional culture.” It goes on to argue that it is …

Ukrainian government to purchase two Soviet-era aircraft carriers. While both of these warships were ostensibly deployed to the Indo-Pacific four times aboard aircraft carriers and written articles on leadership and US

Institute for Defense Analysis · 10 October 2023 English

Tomero AMERICA’S STRATEGIC POSTURE The Final Report of the Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States PREFACE OF THE CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR October 2023 The militarily …

and advanced platforms such as submarines, aircraft carriers, and large multi-mission surface vessels,

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