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US sailor from coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier dies after contracting virus

US sailor from coronavirus-hit aircraft carrier dies after contracting virus

A US Navy sailor died on Monday after contracting the coronavirus, marking the first death of a sailor assigned to the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt.

Two dead as Russian carrier fire extinguished

Two dead as Russian carrier fire extinguished

Emergency workers and sailors have extinguished a blaze on the Russian navy's only aircraft carrier that has killed two people, the navy said Friday.

Russia's only aircraft carrier damaged after crane falls on it

Russia's only aircraft carrier damaged after crane falls on it

Russia's only aircraft carrier was damaged while undergoing repairs in the north of the country after the floating dock holding it sank in the early hours of Tuesday and a crane crashed onto its deck, tearing a gash up to 5 metres wide.

China has plan to build nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

China has plan to build nuclear-powered aircraft carrier

China is developing technologies to build a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, state media reported on Wednesday, as Beijing pushes forward with an ambitious military modernisation programme.

US aircraft carrier to visit Vietnam in post-war first

US aircraft carrier to visit Vietnam in post-war first

The United States is poised to send an aircraft carrier to Vietnam in March, officials of both sides said, dramatic evidence of deepening military ties between them, more than four decades after the Vietnam War.

China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions grow

China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions grow

China's sole operational aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Strait Wednesday, the island's defence ministry said, as Beijing steps up pressure on its democratic rival.

Britain's new three billion pound warship has a leak

Britain's new three billion pound warship has a leak

Britain's biggest ever warship, the new 3.1 billion pound ($4.2 billion) aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, has a leak and needs repairs, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said on Tuesday.

New US aircraft carrier a 'message to the world': Trump

New US aircraft carrier a 'message to the world': Trump

The United States on Saturday commissioned a new aircraft carrier that President Donald Trump called "a 100,000-tonne message to the world."

China aircraft carrier to lead Pacific drills for first time

China aircraft carrier to lead Pacific drills for first time

China's navy sent its sole aircraft carrier into the Pacific for the first time, state media reported -- a move likely to ratchet up regional tensions.

US jet strikes target Islamic State from Mediterranean

US jet strikes target Islamic State from Mediterranean

US fighter jets on Friday launched strikes against Islamic State from an aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean Sea, the US Navy said, marking the first time a US aircraft carrier targeted areas in the Middle East from the Mediterranean since the Iraq War began in 2003.