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What a fake aircraft carrier reveals about how Iran plans to take on the US

Sepahnews via AP Iranian military exercises in the Persian.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2020

Analysts puzzled as Vietnamese startup reveals plans to buy a dozen Boeing 777Xs

Vietnamese startup carrier Bamboo Airways says it is in talks with Boeing to buy as many as a dozen 777X airliners, the jet maker's large, new widebody aircraft. The blockbuster deal, worth up to $5 billion at list prices, could be finalized in the secon.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 18th, 2020

It looks like Iran is ready to start bombing its fake aircraft carrier again

Photo courtesy of Planet Labs Inc. Iran has a fake aircraft carrier that it uses for target practice as it trains to take on the US Navy, which routinely puts flattops and other surface vessels in the P.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 9th, 2020

Iran "Accidentally" Sank Mock US Aircraft Carrier In Wrong Place

Iran 'Accidentally' Sank Mock US Aircraft Carrier In Wrong Place Tyler Durden M.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 10th, 2020

Iran sank a replica US aircraft carrier, then left it in the Strait of Hormuz — now it can seriously disrupt ships in a vital oil route worth $878 million a day

Maxar Technologies via Reuters Iran sank a replica US aircraft carrier in a training ex.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 10th, 2020

The 11-carrier US Navy is mocking Iran for being "experts" at making a dummy aircraft carrier to shoot at

Sepahnews via AP Photo/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jacob Estes/US Navy The US Navy mocked Iran after it fired missiles at a replica US aicraft carrier on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Na.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2020

Iran fired missiles at a replica US aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz in an attempt to show off its military

Sepahnews via AP/Business Insider Ira.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 29th, 2020

Iran Plans To Sink A Huge "US Carrier Replica" In Gulf Live-Fire Drills

Iran Plans To Sink A Huge "US Carrier Replica" In Gulf Live-Fire Drills.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJun 10th, 2020

Sweeping US Navy testing reveals most aircraft carrier sailors infected with coronavirus had no symptoms

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chris Liaghat The Navy has tested nearly the entire crew of the deployed aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt for coronavirus, and the results offer insights i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2020

United Airlines growing fleet of popular regional jet CRJ 550

United Airlines on Wednesday said it plans to expand the carrier's fleet of Bombardier CRJ 550 aircraft. The Chicago-based airline will add 20 more of the popular 50-seat regional planes over the next nine to 12 months. The CRJ-550 is a plane Un.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2020

China"s big plans for its aircraft carriers could be grounded by a lack of pilots

China's second aircraft carrier, the Shandong, officially entered service this month, but bottlenec.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 30th, 2019

Air China plans to buy 20 A350-900 aircraft from Airbus

Air China , China's flagship carrier, will buy 20 A350-900 jets from Airbus SE worth $6.54 billion based on list prices, the carrier said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2019

Pompeo To Present Military "Options" To Trump As Iran Threatens Carriers With "Precision" Ballistic Missiles

Echoing prior comments from Tehran's leaders that a US aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf would set the stage for a “shooting gallery,” the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) warned Tuesday tha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 18th, 2019

How Hard Is It to Sink an (Almost) Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier?

The Trump Administration has just sent another 1,000 soldiers to the Middle East because of worsening tensions with Iran. Part of these tensions are due to attacks last week of oil tankers. In........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 18th, 2019

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US could be on the brink of war with Iran after weeks of rising tensions.  The US has sent bombers, an aircraft-carrier strike group, and.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2019

Aircraft Carrier Abraham Lincoln Passes Through Suez Canal On Route To Iran As Tensions Soar

Tehran tried to call Washington's bluff on Wednesday when it threatened to start stockpiling enriched uranium and heavy water again - which would constitute a violation of the JCPOA's terms - unless the treaty's signatories abide by their commit.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2019

The US sent an aircraft carrier to "send a message" to Iran — but it"s at a major disadvantage

AiirSource Military via Youtube John Bolton, President Donald Trump's national security adviser, announced on Sunday that the US would use the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier to send a message to Iran. US officials told multipl.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2019

United Airlines set to lift curtain on new airplane livery

United Airlines plans to unveil its new aircraft livery April 24 at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. A spokesman for the Chicago-based carrier said the noon unveiling ceremony will involve a bit of "pomp and circumstance" but would offe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 21st, 2019

Russia moves to sell jets to Iran after Trump exit from nuclear deal sinks Boeing"s deals

A Russian aircraft maker is exploring plans to make a modified version of its Sukhoi Superjet 100 regional airliner so Iranian airlines can buy the jet. The move comes after the Trump administration withdrew from the Iran nuclear proliferation deal la.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 14th, 2018

Israel vs Iran: Ex-Spy Chief Reveals War Plans

In an interview this week, ex-Israeli spy chief, Tamir Pardo, said Israel had made preparations to attack Iran in 2011, leading to acc.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJun 1st, 2018

Iran releases video supposedly showing a close encounter with a US aircraft carrier

Chad M. Trudeau/US Navy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state TV has broadcast footage purporting to show a close encounter between the Revolutionary Guard's nav.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 1st, 2018