Aircraft Carriers

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US Navy Electronic Warfare Technician tells how close the escort ships of a carrier strike group typically sail in relation to a carrier

US Navy Electronic Warfare Technician tells how close the escort ships of a carrier strike group typically sail in relation to a carrier

The carrier battle group The CVBG was first used in World War II, primarily in conflicts between the United States… Read More

6 days ago

When Grumman ruled the flight deck: clip shows when a typical US Navy Carrier Air Wing was filled with many beautiful, colorful and different aircraft

Carrier strike group No single platform did more to transform 20th-century sea power than the aircraft carrier. The range and… Read More

1 month ago

US Navy Submariner explains why the Soviet Captain was at fault when K-314 submarine rammed USS Kitty Hawk aircraft carrier

The day K-314 submarine rammed USS Kitty Hawk aircraft carrier On Mar. 21, 1984, while US Navy Battle Group Bravo… Read More

2 months ago

Naval Aviator recalls when an F/A-18 pilot made a night trap on a carrier having the Ball (Fresnel Lens Optical Landing System) turned off

It takes skills and nerves of ice for a US Navy pilot to land an aircraft on a carrier’s flight… Read More

3 months ago

US Navy A-7 pilot tells why naval aviators advance throttle to full power when they land on an aircraft carrier

Aircraft carrier landing operations It takes skills and nerves of ice for a US Navy pilot to take off and… Read More

3 months ago

US Navy Personnel explain what an aircraft carrier fantail opening is used for

US Navy aircraft carriers Aircraft carriers are the centerpiece of America’s Naval forces – the most adaptable and survivable airfields… Read More

4 months ago

Launch ‘Em: Carrier Suitability Branch project manager at NAS Pax River explains What Every Pilot Catapulting Off the Carrier Needs

The last thing a Navy pilot launching from an aircraft carrier wants is that sinking feeling as the jet descends… Read More

5 months ago

Naval Aviator explains why USAF Pilots land softer than US Navy Pilots

Landing on an aircraft carrier. It takes skills and nerves of ice for a US Navy pilot to land an… Read More

5 months ago