USS George H.W. Bush

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

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

10 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

12 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

1 year ago

Boeing MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial refueler Completes First Carrier Tests

The US Navy and Boeing have successfully maneuvered an MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial refueler on a US Navy aircraft carrier… Read More

2 years ago

USS Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier First Deployment could Slip to 2024

The developmental delays in the new technologies that are included aboard the first-in-class nuclear aircraft carrier have continued to slip… Read More

4 years ago

French Navy Rafales, E-2C deploying to Hampton Roads this month

The deployment will occur just before French Navy aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle (R91) is expected to complete a… Read More

6 years ago

FRENCH RAFALE FIGHTERS TO OPERATE FROM USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH THIS SPRING

French Navy Dassault Rafale M fighters and Northrop Grumman E-2C Hawkeye AEW&C planes will train first with U.S. Navy aircraft… Read More

6 years ago

INTERESTING VIDEO FEATURES U.S. NAVAL AVIATORS DESCRIBING THE SHOOTING DOWN OF THE SYRIAN SU-22 FITTER

As the Su-22 climbed after dropping ordnance, Tremel would respond, firing an AIM-9X Sidewinder missile which missed the Fitter. Then… Read More

6 years ago

HERE’s A PHOTO OF THE U.S. NAVAL AVIATOR WHO SHOT DOWN THE SYRIAN Su-22 FITTER LAST MONTH

LCDR Tremel is in front of F/A-18E 'AJ302' BuNo. 168914 that he was flying when he downed the Fitter Brought to… Read More

7 years ago

IN CASE YOU WERE WONDERING WHICH U.S. NAVY SUPER HORNET SQUADRON SHOT DOWN THE SYRIAN Su-22 FITTER, HERE YOU COULD FIND THE ANSWER [UPDATED WITH BuNO. OF THE F/A-18E Su-22 KILLER]

The F/A-18E Super Hornet from VFA-87 Golden Warriors apparently fired two missiles: one AIM-9X Sidewinder from a range of just… Read More

7 years ago

EA-18G GROWLER’s AN/ALQ-249 NEXT GENERATION JAMMER DEVELOPMENT CONTINUES ON TRACK

The AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Inc 1 Mid-band capability, once fielded, will transform the way the U.S. Navy conducts electronic… Read More

7 years ago

GEORGE H.W. BUSH CARRIER STRIKE GROUP POUNDS ISIL FROM MEDITERRANEAN

The precision strike operations being carried out by the Bush Carrier Strike Group in the eastern Mediterranean Sea continue to… Read More

7 years ago