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US Navy wants to get rid of an aircraft carrier to buy new weapons needed for a next-level fight with China
The controversial move would free up funds to develop and field new weapons that will be more survivable in a high-end fight against China or Russia.
The Pentagon wants to retire an aircraft carrier decades early, but Congress says that’s not going to happen
The Pentagon reportedly wants to send the USS Truman into retirement two decades early, but Congress is already starting to push back.
The Navy’s F-35C stealth fighters are officially ready to wage war from the decks of US aircraft carriers
The Navy has declared its carrier-capable F-35Cs "ready for combat," a major milestone for the fifth-generation stealth fighter.
US aircraft carrier fleet set to shrink as Pentagon reportedly decides to retire USS Truman 2 decades early
The number of US carriers could drop to 10 as the Pentagon retires the USS Truman to save billions of dollars for its new class of carriers.
A WWII US aircraft carrier, lost for 76 years, has been found on the floor of the South Pacific Ocean
The USS Hornet, which sank in the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, was discovered by Vulcan, founded by the late Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen.
Iran's Ghadir class might not be advanced by objective standards, but a hole in US defenses means it actually does have a shot at sinking a carrier.
Aircraft carriers ‘are the most survivable airfield’ and they may soon be even harder to kill, top Navy admiral says
US carriers face a growing number of threats from adversaries such as China and Russia, but the US Navy's top admiral insists they can take the heat.
US Navy admits failure on $760 million weapon to protect its aircraft carriers from an age-old threat
The US Navy has shed light on a previously secret project to protect aircraft carriers from the grave threat of torpedoes, and it's a massive failure.
US aircraft carriers are the world’s most powerful ships and are nearly impossible to kill — here’s why
US carriers are symbols of American might for good reason — they are incredibly difficult to sink. China would struggle to send one to the depths.
The Navy secretary made Trump a high-stakes promise: A major problem with the Navy’s new carrier will be fixed ‘or you can fire me’
As the first in its class, the USS Gerald R. Ford was expected to have problems, but the $13 billion aircraft carrier has attracted special attention.