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Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress, assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and part of the Bomber Task Force deployed to the region, conduct joint exercises in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.

US aircraft carrier, bombers and fighters flex their muscles near Iran with simulated strikes

US fighters with the USS Abraham Lincoln's carrier air wing linked up with US Air Force bombers over the weekend for a show of force near Iran.
An F/A-18F Super Hornet launches from the USS Gerald R. Ford, July 28, 2017.

Trump tells troops that future US supercarriers are ‘going to use steam’ in a weird rant about an obsession he can’t seem to shake

President Donald Trump can't stand the new electromagnetic catapults the Navy has on its carriers, so he's suggesting the service use steam instead.
A U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress aircraft assigned to the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron taxis for takeoff on a runway at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, May 12, 2019.

Iranian commander warns US aircraft carrier is a ‘target’ not a threat, as US firepower pours onto its doorstep

As US troops and weaponry pour into the Middle East to counter Iran, an Iranian general warned that US forces are 'targets,' not threats.
Russia's only aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, passes through the English channel en route to the Mediterranean belching black smoke. The carrier has never gone to sea without an oceangoing tug, which experts say is a 'cautionary tale' for the rest of the world.

Russia is planning to build its first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier after breaking its only flattop

Russia is discussing building a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, a ship more capable than the disappointing and recently damaged Admiral Kuznetsov.
Chinese navy warships and fighter jets during a military display in the South China Sea.

Satellite images show China building a big aircraft carrier believed to be its first modern flattop

Incredible satellite images show the ongoing construction of China's third aircraft carrier, which will likely be the country's first modern flattop.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Indian Ocean, January 18, 2012.

Why the US suddenly decided to send an aircraft carrier and bombers to check Iran

The US got intel hinting at a possible Iranian attack on US interests, so Washington decided to move additional firepower to the region as a warning.

US Navy sailors were told to ‘clap like we’re at a strip club’ for Pence’s aircraft carrier visit

A senior enlisted sailor told the crew to "clap like we're at a strip club" before Pence arrived. The Navy said the comments were "inappropriate."
The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman transits the Atlantic Ocean, December 12, 2018.

The Trump administration just sank the Pentagon’s controversial plan to mothball an aircraft carrier decades early

Contradicting top military leaders' plans, Vice President Mike Pence said the Truman "is going to be giving 'em hell for many more years to come."
The Abraham Lincoln and John C. Stennis carrier strike groups conducted carrier strike force operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.

The US Navy just sent Russia a powerful message — with 2 aircraft carriers

Watch two US carrier strike groups — over 130 aircraft, 10 ships, and 9,000 sailors and Marines — send an unmistakable message to Russia.
A photo taken from a Norwegian surveillance aircraft shows Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in international waters off the coast of Northern Norway on October 17, 2016.

Russia is talking about scrapping its only aircraft carrier, putting the troubled ship out of its misery

Russia is admitting it may be forced to scrap its only aircraft carrier as the troubled flagship suffered a catastrophic shipyard accident last fall.