Tag Archives | aircraft carrier

Sea Gripen 1.jpg

Leaked Sea Gripen briefing emerges in India

Indiadefence blog Livefist has published a briefing about the proposed naval variantof Saab’s Gripen fighter. The idea of a Sea Gripen is nothing new. In late Maythe company announced that it would set up a design centre for the proposedaircraft in the UK.As for the presentation itself, page five caught my eye, asit shows the […]

Continue Reading
vikramaditya.jpg

Asia’s new carriers pick up steam

Two big news items today, one about China’s new aircraft carrier, the other about India’s.  China,more or less, confirmed its carrier programme. Although the former USSR carrier Varyag is clearly visible in Dalian – apparently agreat view is available from the bedroom section of Ikea – the country hasnever officially acknowledged the ship, though it […]

Continue Reading