Carrier-Based Aircraft

Carrier-Based Aircraft

 

a component of the naval air forces which includes deck-based fighters, attack planes, antisubmarine aircraft, and helicopters. Carrier-based aircraft are used to destroy ships, freighters, landing craft, and shore objectives, in addition to providing support for the combat operations of naval units.

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India's carrier-based aircraft are mainly Russia's Mikoyan MiG-29 and the weapons systems are from Russia, Israel and other countries," Song said.
Because this final leg can only be completed by a carrier-based aircraft, neither the Air Force nor commercial services can close this final link in the supply chain from shore to ship at sea--known as the "golden mile.
The longitudinal linearized model of a carrier-based aircraft dynamics is constructed on the final-approach.
On Saturday, June 27, the longest serving carrier-based aircraft in history passed that electronic attack baton to its successor, the EA-18G Growler, with a ceremonial final take-off and flyaway from its longtime home base.
Perhaps no designer has to make more concessions than in the development of carrier-based aircraft, which must accommodate both the demands of combat as well as the maritime environments in which they operate.
24, 1944, the Musashi was sunk by carrier-based aircraft at the Battle of Leyte Gulf after being hit by 19 torpedoes and 17 bombs.
Greenert, chief of naval operations, has carrier-based aircraft flying from the Persian Gulf to targets in Iraq.
Duarte said that the team will continue to refine the concept of operations to fully demonstrate the effective integration of unmanned carrier-based aircraft within the current carrier environment to reduce technical risk for the follow-on UCLASS.
For example, a few years back, the French navy was looking for a successor to the F-8 Crusader, the American air defence carrier-based aircraft, which it wanted to replace with the F-18 manufactured by the US firm McDonnell Douglas.
The company will offer the Sea Avenger, a carrier-based aircraft derived from the Predator C Avenger.
shift of sea-based strategic strike forces from carrier-based aircraft to missile-armed submarines, and the related shift in the Soviet Navy's emphasis from anti-carrier warfare to anti-submarine warfare in the 1960s.