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