Ford class

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

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

2 months ago

Naval Aviator explains why the US Navy should have 13.5 to 15 aircraft carriers instead 11

The centerpiece of America’s Naval forces Aircraft carriers are the centerpiece of America’s Naval forces – the most adaptable and… Read More

4 months ago

Visit Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78): all you need to know about US Navy’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier

“This ship and crew are actively reshaping the face of our Navy’s capabilities and strengthening the future of Naval Aviation,”… Read More

6 months 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

10 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

11 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

11 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

1 year 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

1 year 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

2 years 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

2 years ago

France cleared to buy EMALS and AAG for its next aircraft carrier

The EMALS comes in 2 launcher configuration while the AAG will have 3 engine. As noted by Alert 5, France… Read More

2 years ago

These photos of USS Gerald R. Ford and USS Harry S. Truman operating together highlight the differences between a Ford-class and a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier

Ford is underway conducting integrated air wing operations, and the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group remains at sea in… Read More

4 years ago

Here’s why it Took four Weeks to Scuttle USS America, the Only Supercarrier Ever Sunk

On Apr. 19, 2005, USS America left Philadelphia under tow on its final mission. The America was towed off the… Read More

4 years ago

USS Gerald Ford delivery delayed to October due to Extensive Nuclear Propulsion, Weapons Elevator Repairs

USS Gerald Ford elevators have suffered reliability issues due largely to software problems. To date, only two of the elevators… Read More

5 years ago

USN to retire USS Harry S. Truman, Cutting Aircraft Carrier Fleet from 11 today to 10

“A 10-carrier, nine Carrier Air Wing force sounds about right to me,” Robert Work, former deputy defense secretary Breaking Defense… Read More

5 years ago

C-2, E-2 completed Advanced Arresting Gear performance testing

The testing supports the Navy’s development of a propeller Aircraft Recovery Bulletin, which is a prerequisite for arresting propeller aircraft… Read More

5 years ago