Russia Offers India Nuclear Aircraft Carrier

NEW DELHI — Russia has offered its nuclear aircraft carrier, dubbed “Storm,” to India for purchase, a senior Indian Navy official said. The offer comes as India and the US discuss the transfer of technology for India’s future nuclear aircraft carrier, the INS Vishal.

Krylov State Research Center (KSRC), a Russian shipbuilding research and development institute, is designing the carrier, also known as Shtorm or Project 23000E. Continue reading

PLA carriers will operate beyond China’s local seas: admiral

Rear Admiral Zhang Zhaozhong of the PLA Navy admitted that China has ambitions to operate its future aircraft carriers in regions beyond the East and South China seas in an interview with China Central Televsion on March 30. Continue reading