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China’s Oversized Aircraft Carrier Ambitions
June 20, 2014

China’s Oversized Aircraft Carrier Ambitions

By Harry Kazianis
Reports suggest China will have an indigenous carrier battle group within three years. Don't bet on it.
Cruise Missiles: China’s Real ‘Carrier Killer’
June 05, 2014

Cruise Missiles: China’s Real ‘Carrier Killer’

By Zachary Keck
U.S. military analysts warn of the growing threat Chinese cruise missiles pose to the U.S. in the Asia-Pacific region

China Attempts Military Transparency… And Fails
April 08, 2014

China Attempts Military Transparency… And Fails

By Harry Kazianis
If the PLA wants to be transparent, giving Chuck Hagel a tour of its symbolic aircraft carrier won't cut it.

US Nixes Plan to Reduce Carrier Force
February 07, 2014

US Nixes Plan to Reduce Carrier Force

By Zachary Keck
Pressure from the White House and Congress has led the Pentagon to drop a plan to reduce the number of aircraft carriers.

Why to Ignore China’s Aircraft Carriers
January 28, 2014

Why to Ignore China’s Aircraft Carriers

By Harry Kazianis
A lot of Chinese hardware could challenge US primacy in the Pacific. Carriers are not among them.
China's Building Second Aircraft Carrier
January 20, 2014

China's Building Second Aircraft Carrier

By Zachary Keck
A provincial party leader confirms China has begun construction on its second aircraft carrier.

US Navy Tweaks Pacific Carrier Force
January 15, 2014

US Navy Tweaks Pacific Carrier Force

By Zachary Keck
Starting next year, the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) will call Yokosuka, Japan its home port.
Japan Mulls Aircraft Carrier Future?
January 15, 2014

Japan Mulls Aircraft Carrier Future?

By Zachary Keck
Japan will reportedly fly surveillance drones from its destroyers as a possible prelude to building aircraft carriers.

How to Measure an Aircraft Carrier’s Worth
December 17, 2013

How to Measure an Aircraft Carrier’s Worth

By James R. Holmes
If aircraft carriers aren’t used in battle it’s hard to justify their enormous price tag.

Twilight of the Aircraft Carrier?
December 13, 2013

Twilight of the Aircraft Carrier?

By James R. Holmes
Past fears that carriers were vulnerable to new technologies weren’t proven right… nor were they proven wrong.

China’s Unmanned Carrier-Based J-20 is a Pipedream (For Now)
December 12, 2013

China’s Unmanned Carrier-Based J-20 is a Pipedream (For Now)

By Harry Kazianis
For years to come an unmanned, carrier-based 5th generation stealth fighter will remain a fantasy in Beijing.
INS Vikramaditya and the Aircraft Carrier Debate
December 10, 2013

INS Vikramaditya and the Aircraft Carrier Debate

By Abhijit Singh
A new carrier like India’s does more than just denote blue-water capability.

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