Aircraft Carriers

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Brazil sinks Sao Paulo aircraft carrier even though the ship is full of asbestos

Brazil sinks Sao Paulo aircraft carrier even though the ship is full of asbestos

Despite protests from the Brazil’s Minister for Environment, the Brazilian Navy said on the evening of on Feb. 4, 2023… Read More

5 days ago

Iran’s First Aircraft Carrier is under construction (It will be a Drone Aircraft Carrier obtained from Converted Merchant Ship and it’s expected To Be Launched In 2023)

Iran’s sectarian naval force is converting a former merchant container ship into a drone aircraft carrier in a dry dock… Read More

1 month ago

Chinese Liaoning carrier strike group conducts exercise simulating attacks on Japan’s Nansei Islands

A Chinese carrier strike group involving the aircraft carrier Liaoning and Type 055 missile destroyers has been conducting drills that… Read More

2 months ago

9 Sailors reported Minor Injuries after Fire Aboard Aircraft Carrier USS Abraham Lincoln

On the morning of November 29, 2022, there was a fire aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).… Read More

2 months ago

Did you know that it Took four Weeks to Scuttle USS America, the Only Supercarrier Ever Sunk? Here’s why.

On Apr. 19, 2005, USS America was scuttled southeast of Cape Hatteras. She was the largest warship ever to be… Read More

2 months ago

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) aircraft carrier, the world’s largest warship, ready to deploy

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) aircraft carrier, the world’s largest warship, is in shape to deploy five years after its… Read More

4 months ago

Sailors couldn’t use the potable water system aboard aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68) for three days after JP5 contaminated the fresh water tanks last week

The potable water became safe to use again on Sep. 19 after flushing the system after discovering JP5 in the… Read More

5 months ago

“Amerigo Vespucci, you are still the most beautiful ship in the world!” George H.W. Bush Sails Alongside Amerigo Vespucci like Independence did in 1962

More than sixty years later, Amerigo Vespucci recreated the moment with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN… Read More

5 months ago

Tactical Action Officer on a US Navy aircraft carrier tells how long does it take to a Nimitz Class aircraft carrier to go to flank speed

‘It’s hard to imagine what a carrier doing flank speed is like,’ Ross Hall, Tactical Action Officer and Anti-Submarine Officer… Read More

5 months ago

US Navy May Dismantle USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the service’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, at Commercial Yard

Due to a heavy workload at the US Navy’s yard Puget Sound, the service is looking to contract with a… Read More

6 months ago

Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy Could Have 5 Aircraft Carriers, 10 Ballistic Missile Subs by 2030

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy possesses the resources to field up to five aircraft carriers and 10 nuclear ballistic… Read More

6 months ago

Clear Photo Of People’s Liberation Army Navy Air Force’s J-35 Carrier-Capable Stealth Fighter appears on Chinese social media

The picture in this post features the clearest image to date of China's future carrier-borne stealth fighter known as the… Read More

7 months ago

Former Naval Aviator explains why Green Shirts show pilots the gross weight of their aircraft on the catapult before every launch

‘Usually, the planned or estimated gross weight before taxiing will be written in chalk on the aircraft’s nose-gear door,’ John… Read More

9 months ago

Remembering the of the Battle of Coral Sea, History’s First Carrier vs Carrier Battle

On May 8, 1942, the first Carrier VS Carrier battle climaxed between the US Navy and Imperial Japan. For the… Read More

9 months ago

The sinking of HMS Hermes, the First Ship Designed as an Aircraft Carrier

‘At this stage Hermes had a very heavy list to port and it was obvious that she was about to… Read More

9 months ago

US Navy Could Extend the service lives of USS Nimitz and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Oldest Nimitz-class Carriers

The US Navy is currently studying extending the service lives of the oldest Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. The US Navy is… Read More

10 months ago