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The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) transits the Atlantic Ocean,

The US Navy is having sailors train on an ineffective aircraft carrier weapon it’s getting rid of

The Navy's carrier-based anti-torpedo system is unreliable at best. The service is scrapping it. But sailors are still spending time training on it.
An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 flies over the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78).

The Navy’s new supercarrier can now land all of its planes — except the F-35 stealth fighter

All of the Navy's propeller and jet aircraft, except for the F-35, have been given the green light to conduct flight operations aboard the Ford.
Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy warships and fighter jets during a military display in the South China Sea.

China’s recruiting a lot more flattop fighter pilots — another sign China has big plans for its aircraft carriers

China has one operational carrier, a second expected to enter service soon, and a third under construction. And, there may be more on the way.
USS Gerald R. Ford underway on its own power for the first time in Newport News, Virginia, April 8, 2017.

Trump said the US Navy’s new aircraft carrier is the world’s ‘largest ship,’ but these ships prove him wrong

US aircraft carriers may be the largest warships in the world, but they aren't the largest ships. Not even close. Here's which are.

Here’s the heavy US and UK naval firepower ready near Iran if the tanker tensions boil over

The UK and US both have many warships in the region that have proven their mettle in backing down Iranian threats.
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.