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The Soviet Union is long gone, but its aircraft carriers live on

The Soviet navy was never known for its aircraft carriers, and the few it operated weren’t meant for the same kind of operations as their US counterparts. While those carriers didn’t do much for the Soviets, a few of them have lived on and are now important naval assets for […]
The Soviet Union is long gone, but its aircraft carriers live on
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The Navy’s new aircraft carrier just put its combat systems to the test

The Navy’s new, first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford tested of important combat systems in March and April. The carrier’s first certification of integrated combat systems tested its Air Traffic Control Radar Beacon and Identification of Friend or Foe. The Ford also conducted sea-based developmental testing of vital combat […]
The Navy’s new aircraft carrier just put its combat systems to the test