Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft. In the
United States ... Name, Image, Commissioned, Decommissioned, Class, Status,
Refs. ..... museums. See: U.S...
Histories of the ships are linked from the ships' names where ...
Jan 25, 2016 ... From Brazil to the U.S.A., a guide to air power at sea. ... Only a handful of
countries have aircraft carriers in their arsenals. .... power, Japan has three of
what it calls "helicopter destroyers"—aircraft carriers in all but name.
Nov 4, 2015 ... US Navy photo. The Navy has run its 10 aircraft carriers hard since USS
Enterprise (CVN-65) decommissioned in December 2012 and is now ...
Mar 23, 2016 ... Should the U.S. Navy name a future Ford-class carrier after President Barack
Obama? Since the 1990s, most of America's aircraft carriers have ...
Aircraft Carriers - CV/CVN. Aircraft carriers and their embarked air wings are the
most important weapons ... Ship's Name, Hull Number, Homeport / Status.
The US Navy's nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are among the largest warships
ever. They're the tactical and strategic centerpieces of the fleet.
Apr 8, 2016 ... The $12.9 billion aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) is expected to join
the U.S. Navy's fleet in September, a Navy official says.
Apr 17, 2014 ... The U.S. Navy operates 19 ships that could be called aircraft carriers, but ...
Unfortunately, the name stuck even as amphibs gained the capacity ...
LIST OF AIRCRAFT CARRIER HULL NUMBERS, NAMES, AND
AUTHORIZATION AND COMMISSIONING AND DECOMMISSIONING DATES ...