Post Tagged with: "aircraft carrier"

August 5, 2010 14:28

China’s carrier-killing missile could make it king of the sea

U.S. naval planners are scrambling to deal with what analysts say is a game-changing weapon being developed by China — an unprecedented carrier-killing missile called the Dong Feng 21D that could be launched from land with enough accuracy to penetrate the defenses of even the most advanced moving aircraft carrier at a distance of more than 1,500 kilometers (900 miles).

July 22, 2010 04:00

North Korea anger at US war games

The US and South Korea’s plans to hold joint military exercises pose a major danger to the region, Pyongyang says.

June 3, 2010 05:33

US Officials: US Might Send Carrier to Korea

The deployment of the nuclear-powered carrier, one of the world’s largest warships, would represent a major show of force by the U.S., which has vowed to protect South Korea and is seeking to blunt aggression from North Korea.