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Goodbye Royal Marines

Authored by Matthew Jamison via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Over the course of the summer there was great fanfare and much to do from the British Secretary of State, Sir Michael Fallon MP, regarding the 'completion' of two new British aircraft carriers called HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales. Fallon, a thoroughly odious […]

US Is Sending Another Aircraft Carrier To Korea: Yonhap

After carrying out bombing drills over the Korean peninsula on Monday following North Korea’s firing of an intermediate-range missile over the Japanese island of Hokkaido, US and South Korean forces are planning to continue their displays of military might early next month, according to a report from Yonhap, the South Korean news agency. However, in […]

China Warns Japan: “Get Used To Our Warplanes”, Sends Spy Ship Near Alaska

In an unexpectedly brazen rattling of sabers, just days after China deployed troops to its first foreign base in Djibouti, a move which the Global Times clarified is “about protecting its own security, not about seeking to control the world, Beijing made a less than subtle reversal, when it told Japan on Friday to “get […]

China Launches First Domestically-Built Aircraft Carrier

Exactly one day ago, we reported that “China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier will soon launch in Dalian, Liaoning Province for drills and trial voyages, putting to the test proprietary technology meant to further Beijing’s expansion in the South and East China seas.” A dock at the Dalian shipyard was being filled with water Sunday […]

China’s First Home Made Aircraft Carrier Is Ready For Launch

China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier will soon launch in Dalian, Liaoning Province for drills and trial voyages, putting to the test proprietary technology meant to further Beijing’s expansion in the South and East China seas, the SCMP reported. A dock at the Dalian shipyard was being filled with water Sunday in preparation for the […]

Taiwan Holds Military Drills Simulating Naval Invasion By China

Taiwan today sent the clearest message to China that it is taking deteriorating diplomatic relations with its estranged mainland cousin seriously, when the island nation began two days of military drills simulating an attack by China, in the wake of Beijing’s sailing of an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait, as the government sought to […]

Chinese Carrier Sails By Taiwan, Enters Contested South China Sea

Two days after China demonstratively showed off a live-fire exercise involving its one and only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, in the Yellow Sea, with the Defense Ministry hinting that the carrier would next sail to the South China Sea after announcing that “as a next step it will conduct scheduled cross-sea training and tests,” Beijing […]

Droned At Sea; Navy Launches First Unmanned Jet From Aircraft Carrier

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. zerohedge.com / By Tyler Durden / 05/14/2013 21:27 For the first time in naval history, a unmanned stealth drone (the bat-wing X-47B) was launched from an aircraft carrier. As Reuters reports, the launch from the USS George H.W. Bush marks an […]

New Naval Era Dawns as China’s Carrier Launches First Jet

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. wired.com / By David Axe / 11.25.12 12:07 PM China’s aircraft carrier has launched and landed her first jet fighters, as shown in photos and videos released over the weekend by Beijing’s state media. The milestone comes 14 years after […]