Latest "Carrier" stories
New variants of Chinese stealth fighters break cover
Two new variants of China’s stealth fighters have broken cover in the past three days, including China’s next carrier-based fighter, hinted at during a recent air show.
By Mike Yeo
China’s Type 003 aircraft carrier will be advanced, but not a game-changer for US, experts say
A report from Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense details advanced Electronic Warfare capabilities and an increased ability to project power into the Pacific.
Truman leaves Norfolk shipyard after first of its kind maintenance availability
The carrier completed a first-ever extended carrier incremental availability. It entered Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Va., in July after its third deployment in four years.
Marine Corps’ first F-35C squadron ready to deploy on carriers
Its larger wings and stronger landing gear make it better suited for the catapult launches and arrestments used on carriers, and its wingtips fold for better storage on deck.
By Harm Venhuizen
What’s next for the carrier John C. Stennis?
After a seven-month cruise and homeport change, the aircraft carrier John C. Stennis is back in Norfolk for the first time in 21 years.
By Mark D. Faram