Australian Federal Government Asked to explain why HMAS Canberra and HMAS Adelaide are still stranded on Sydney Harbour

By | 2017-04-30T17:42:06+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Aircraft Carrier News, HMAS Adelaide|

HMAS Adelaide and HMAS Canberra: Breaking News | The Daily Telegraph (AU) – April 26, 2017 According to the Daily Telegraph (AU), the Federal Government has been requested to provide an explanation on the reason the two brand new state-of-the-art aircraft carriers (Landing Helicopter Dock) costing close to $1.5 billion are at a standstill in Sydney [...]

USS Carl Vinson wasn’t sailing to deter North Korea, as suggested by White House

By | 2017-04-19T00:48:30+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Aircraft Carrier News, USS Carl Vinson CVN-70|

USS Carl Vinson wasn't sailing to deter North Korea, as suggested by White House. The NY Times published an article to correct a comment issued by the White House that the USS Carl Vinson (and its strike group) was ordered into the Sea of Japan to send a powerful deterrent signal to North Korea. Indeed, the [...]

Propulsion problems for the Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Adelaide

By | 2017-04-19T19:01:49+00:00 April 17th, 2017|Aircraft Carrier News, HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Adelaide, HMAS Canberra, HMAS Canberra, National Fleet : Australia|

The Australian Defence Force officials have confirmed they are investigating issues with HMAS Canberra and HMAS Adelaide's propulsion systems. Vice Admiral Tim Barrett said, "Our aim is to resolve it early in the piece of this ship's life so that we can actually have the expected 25-30 year life of the ships". The two 27'000 [...]