Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier CVN 90 Construction Ahead Of Schedule

Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier CVN 90 Construction Ahead Of Schedule Newport News Shipbuilding reached the midpoint in the construction of the US Navy’s nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) following the installation of one of the largest units on the ship. Kennedy is scheduled…

CAMP SHELBY, Miss. (Aug. 20, 2018)

Seabees stand inside their fighting position during Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133’s field training exercise (FTX) at Camp Shelby. FTX provides a robust training environment where Seabee forces plan and execute multiple mission essential tasks including convoy security, force protection, and camp buildup prior…

Iran in talks with Russia over building 3,000 MW nuclear power plant minister

Iran is holding talks with Russia over the construction of a new nuclear power plant with a capacity to produce 3,000 MW of electricity, an Iranian minister said Saturday. Once the power plant comes on stream, Iran’s capacity to produce nuclear electricity will rise from…

China’s Navy Just How Dangerous

The breakneck pace of Chinese naval construction makes the People’s Liberation Army Navy a force to watch. The PLAN is not only in the process of modernizing but also expanding, with shipbuilding schedules not seen since the height of the Cold War. From carriers to…

India has asked China to stop construction in PoK Government

India has conveyed its concern to Beijing over Chinese construction activities in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) and has asked them to stop it, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. In a written response to a question in the Rajya Sabha, V K Singh, Minister of…

‘5 Sheds, 90 Army Tents, 30 Heavy Vehicles’ How China is Ramping Up ‘Activity’ in Doklam

Hours after reports of a top US official, claiming resumption of construction activities in the disputed Doklam area came out, News18 spoke to a few highly placed sources to find out the nature of this construction work. It turns out that the Chinese are resuming…

WAKE ISLAND (July 18, 2018)

Seabees assigned to Construction Diving Detachment Charlie (CDDC), Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, and U.S. Air Force Airmen assigned to the 60th and 349th Air Mobility Wings (AMW) unload a mooring buoy onto Wake Island, July 18, 2018. CDDC is making urgent repairs to Wake…

India’s BRO completes strategic road in Bhutan

India’s Border Roads Organisation has completed construction of a strategically key road in Bhutan, linking the neighbouring country’s border town of Phuentshogling with its capital city of Thimphu. The nearly 30-km long Damchu-Chukha road, which crisscrosses rugged and difficult terrain, has been constructed at a…

PEARL HARBOR (July 18, 2018)

Seabees assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2 and Royal Canadian Navy clearance divers, assigned to Fleet Diving Unit, conduct diving operations for underwater navigation training at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 18, 2018. Twenty-five nations, 46 ships,…

PEARL HARBOR (July 13, 2018)

Builder 2nd Class Aaron Brown, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UTC) 2, enters the water for a dive on the USS Arizona Memorial at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, July 13, 2018. Twenty-five nations, 46 ships, five submarines,…