North Korea reports test of another aircraft rocket
North Korea can not leave it: Notwithstanding sanctions, exhortations and protests, the communist guidance has apparently arranged another rocket test. © Kcna / Reuters This photo of the official agency KCNA should show the start of the tested aircraft rocket North Korea has continued its tests of newly developed missiles. The recent test has been successfully tested an aircraft avoidance rocket, report state-controlled media.
The US Navy has sold two old aircraft carriers at once and fully redeemed two cents for the couple. The two carriers of the Kitty Hawk class are to be scrapped in Texas. © Commons / Senior Chief Petty Officer Jayme Pastoric, U.S. Navy On August 08, former crew members were allowed to visit the John F. Kennedy CVN 79 one last time.
The US Navy has sold two huge aircraft carriers, the USS Kitty Hawk and the USS John F. Kennedy. Both were built at the beginning of the 1960s and count to the Kitty Hawk class. They are over 320 meters long and displace 72,000 tons, the crew was over 3000 men. Both beams have been taken out of the service long ago, now it was decided on their further fate: both carriers are scrapped. The price of a cent, which a scrapping company from Texas is paid, however, is conceivable - in view of the amount of scrap metal. But it should also be radiated material on board. However, both carriers were not yet equipped with atomic reactors and were still driven by oil.
Algeria prohibits the overview of its territory with French military aircraft
© Copyright 2021, Obs Relations between Paris and Algiers entered a new zone of turbulence. Algeria has prohibited the overview of its territory with French military aircraft, which usually borrow its airspace to join or leave the Sahelo-Saharan band where the troops of Operation Antijihadist Barkhane have been deployed, said Sunday a. word of the French staff.
End in Texas
Both ships are brought to Texas, the Kitty Hawk is probably dragged around Cape Horn last time. A schedule does not exist. That the ships are scrapped has been known since 2017. At that time, the message for the former crew members was a shock. They had hoped that the carriers of the junkyard will be spared. They sat down for a survival as a museum ship. Aircraft carriers are less suitable for storage in the reserve fleet than other ships. A supplier or a combat ship like a frigate can be mottled more or less functional. Even if equipment and electronics are obscured, these ships would still be useful in conflict. But a carrier has little use without the aircraft he wears.
museum plans failed
the Kitty Hawk, nickname "Battle Cat", was already put out in 2009 after 48 years. She carries her name after the place where the Brothers Wright completed her first flight. She participated in the Vietnam and Iraq war. For 12 years she was screened in the "Inactive Ship Maintenance Facility". The John F. Kennedy was used two years earlier from the active service. Here there were attempts to transform them into a museum ship.
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© Ludovic Marin, AFP (Archives) Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee, September 7, 2021. In a broadcast on Tuesday, the French president expressed his willingness to appease the tensions that undermine relations between Paris and Algiers, while Algeria closed on Tuesday its airspace to French military aircraft and recalled its ambassador following the announcement of the reduction of the French visa to the Maghreb .
The Navy was ready to donate them, but the corresponding applications were rejected as "unspeakable". It is not that the initiators who wanted to bring the ship to Florida could not prove the necessary means needed to renovate the wearer, and convert them into a museum ship.
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The name USS John F. Kennedy will not go down, the second aircraft carrier of the current Gerald-R.-Ford class is named again. The ship should go in service in 2024.
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