Aircraft Carriers

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After Almost 6-Year-Long Refueling Overhaul Aircraft Carrier USS George Washington Leaves Newport News for sea trials

After Almost 6-Year-Long Refueling Overhaul Aircraft Carrier USS George Washington Leaves Newport News for sea trials

The different maintenance schedule, the effects of the COVID-19 lockdown on HII’s workforce and delays in funding the mid-life maintenance… Read More

2 weeks ago

Naval Flight Officer explains why the US Navy can’t “mothball” aircraft carriers instead of scrapping them

‘As sturdy and reliable as they’ve been, by the time they’re put out to pasture, they’re pretty well used up,’… Read More

4 weeks ago

Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford Departs Norfolk for first warfighting deployment

Even though the US Navy has not specified the exact operating areas of the Ford CSG during its current deployment,… Read More

1 month ago

USS Nimitz records 350,000th arrested aircraft landing, the first active US Navy aircraft carrier to reach this milestone

USS Nimitz is the first active US Navy carrier in the Fleet to reach this milestone. USS Dwight D. Eisenhower… Read More

1 month ago

When Russian Nuclear Submarine K-314 Rammed USS Kitty Hawk the Americans blamed the Sub Captain for the incident and the Soviets concurred

K-314 Captain Vladimir Evseenko did not agree since the incident had caused no loss of life or the submarine itself.… Read More

1 month ago

US Navy to Decommission USS Nimitz in 2026, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in 2027, 2 Independence-class LCS Set for Foreign Sales, according Long-Range Shipbuilding Plan

The US Navy will decommission two nuclear aircraft carriers back-to-back and two Independence-class Littoral Combat Ships will go up for… Read More

2 months ago

4 Things that differentiate Gerald R. Ford-class carriers from Nimitz-class carriers

The Gerald R. Ford-class is the replacement for Enterprise and Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. Aircraft carriers continue to be the centerpiece… Read More

2 months ago

Ford Aircraft Carrier John F. Kennedy to Deliver to the US Navy one year later

According to Fiscal Year 2024 budget, John F. Kennedy’s (CVN-79), the next Ford-class aircraft carrier, will now deliver to the… Read More

2 months ago

In 1v1 fight a US Navy Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier would have no problem in defeating Russia’s Admiral Kuznetsov. Here’s why.

Assuming a Nimitz aircraft carrier and the Admiral Kuznetsov are without escort what flattop would win in 1v1? Originally commissioned… Read More

2 months ago

Naval Flight Officer explains why despite their robustness (and cost) aircraft carriers can’t be kept in service longer than their programmed life

‘Some components simply can’t be replaced, while others it would be cost-prohibitive and inefficient,’ Andy Burns, Naval Flight Officer. American… Read More

3 months ago

Top Gun: Maverick wins the Best Sound Oscar as Tom Cruise visits USS George H.W. Bush (Carrier Could Play Role in New ‘Mission Impossible’ Movie)

If the Navy chooses to accept it, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) could get its big screen debut in Tom… Read More

3 months ago

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

4 months ago

Iran’s First Aircraft Carrier is under construction (It will be 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

5 months 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

5 months ago

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

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

6 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

6 months ago