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The Navy’s newest aircraft carrier got a long-missing piece of gear in December, helping to solve a problem the Navy secretary has bet his job o...
Navy Secretary Richard Spencer once said he'd bet his job on finally outfitting the USS Gerald R. Ford with its weapons elevators.
A Chinese admiral said his country should ‘attack’ US supercarriers with new weapons, but the US Navy is already scrambling to counter the...
China's military advances threaten the US Navy's effectiveness in disputed waters near China, a reality the Navy is looking for ways to counter.
The US Navy’s carriers have a gaping hole in their defenses against a growing threat, and drones may soon fill it
The Navy phased out several aircraft after the Cold War. Now, with similar threats emerging, it may need to find new ways to regain old abilities.
The new F-35 carriers will not only give Japan its first true aircraft carriers since World War II, but seem ideal for taking on the Chinese navy.
India has watched China's increasingly active fleet venture into the Indian Ocean in recent years, and its making plans to maintain its advantage.
9 photos of WWII escort aircraft carriers, the US Navy’s small but effective hunter-killers that defeated Germany’s U-boats
By the war's end, US escort carriers had sunk 53 German U-boats, as well as more German U-tankers.
US aircraft carriers are spending less time deployed for war — which could become a problem as the US Navy prepares to take on China and Ru...
Aircraft carriers have long been symbols of America's ability to project power anywhere in the world, but carriers are spending less and less time deployed. Carrier deployment rates are the lowest in over two decades as the US military enters a time of renewed great power competition.
These commissioned aircraft carriers were built for combat, but have a history of breaking down or repeated problems with conducting the full range of missions that they were built to perform.
Huntington Ignalls has been working on the John F. Kennedy since 2011. Now the Navy's next aircraft carrier is halfway finished and could be in the service's hands within five years.
The US military has been showcasing its power in the South China Sea through carrier exercises and bomber overflights. On Friday, a US Navy carrier strike group teamed up with the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force for joint military exercises in the contested region.