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a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer

VARNA, Bulgaria (Feb. 18, 2018) Ship's Serviceman Seaman Darnell Thomas mans a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64), during mooring operations [...]

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Bosphorus Straits

BOSPHORUS STRAIT (Feb. 17, 2018) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Bosphorus Straits, Feb, 17, 2018. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on [...]

An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the Indians of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6

ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 15, 2018) An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the Indians of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6, takes off from the flight deck of the [...]

UCT 2 at Exercise Cobra Gold 2018

SATTAHIP, Thailand (Feb. 15, 2018) Construction Mechanic 1st Class Matt Ramirez, assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, checks the bottle pressures for Equipment Operator Seaman Recruit Adam [...]

Lashavya Barber welds aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (Feb. 15, 2018) Hull Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Lashavya Barber welds aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). Eisenhower is undergoing a Planned [...]

An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter hovers over USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 6, 2018) An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Black Knights" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4 participates in a vertical replenishment-at-sea between [...]

Empty self-contained breathing apparatus tanks sit on the deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 6, 2018) A row of empty self-contained breathing apparatus tanks sit on the deck during a damage control drill in the hangar bay of the [...]

Germany, Norway Join Harry S Truman Strike Group

NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) -- Two coalition naval vessels arrived at Norfolk naval base Jan. 26 and 28, to conduct training and operations as part of the Harry S. [...]

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Liaoning 16

(Liaoning Class)

Liaoning Aircraft Carrier (Liaoning 16) is the first aircraft carrier commissioned into the People’s Liberation Army Navy Surface Force. It is classified as a training ship, intended to allow the Navy to practice with carrier usage.

USS CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford

(Gerald R. Ford Class)

Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is the lead ship of her class of United States Navy supercarriers. It is currently a pre-commissioning unit (PCU) expected to be commissioned into the Navy in 2017. The ship is named after the 38th President of the United States Gerald R. Ford, whose World War II naval service included combat duty aboard the light aircraft carrierMonterey in the Pacific Theater.

USS CVN-77 George H.W. Bush

(Nimitz Class)

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and final Nimitz-class supercarrier of the United States Navy. She is named for the 41st President of the United States and former Director of Central Intelligence George H. W. Bush, who was a naval aviator during World War II. Bush‘s callsign is Avenger, after the TBM Avenger aircraft flown by then-Lieutenant George Bush in World War II.

USS CVN 76 Ronald Regan

(Nimitz Class)

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) is a Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier in the service of the United States Navy. The ninth ship of her class, she is named in honor of former President Ronald Reagan, President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Upon her christening in 2001, she was the first ship to be named for a then-still-living former president.

USS CVN 75 Harry S. Truman

(Nimitz Class) 

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz-class aircraft supercarrier of the United States Navy, named after the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. The ship’s callsign is Lone Warrior, and she is currently homeported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

US CVN 74 John C. Stennis

Nimitz Class

USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) is the seventh Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarrier in the United States Navy, named for Senator John C. Stennis of Mississippi. She was commissioned on 9 December 1995. Her home port is Bremerton, Washington.

US CVN 73 George Washington

Nimitz Class

USS George Washington (CVN-73) is a United States Navy nuclear-powered aircraft supercarrier, the sixth carrier in the Nimitz class and the fourth US Navy ship named after George Washington, the first president of the United States. She was built by Newport News Shipbuilding and was commissioned on 4 July 1992.

US CVN 72 Abraham Lincoln

(Nimitz Class)

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) is the fifth Nimitz-class aircraft supercarrier in the United States Navy. She is the second Navy ship to have been named after former President Abraham Lincoln. Her home port is Norfolk, Virginia,[2] and she is a member of the United States Atlantic Fleet.

US CVN 71 Theodore Roosevelt

(Nimitz Class)

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) (also known by crewmembers as “the Big Stick” or within the US Navy simply as TR) is the fourth Nimitz-class aircraft supercarrier. Her radio call sign is Rough Rider, the name of President Theodore Roosevelt’s volunteer cavalry unit during the Spanish–American War. She was launched in 1984, saw her first action during Operation Desert Storm in 1991.

USS Carl Vinson CVN-70

US CVN 70 Carl Vinson

(Nimitz Class)

USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) is the third United States Navy Nimitz-class supercarrier and is named after Carl Vinson, a Congressman from Georgia, in recognition of his contributions to the US Navy. The ship was launched in 1980, undertook its maiden voyage in 1983, and underwent Refueling and Overhaul between 2005 and 2009. Carl Vinson’s callsign is “Gold Eagle”.

US CVN 69 Dwight D. Eisenhower

(Nimitz Class)

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) (“Ike“) is a nuclear-powered aircraft supercarrier currently in service with the United States Navy. Commissioned in 1977, the ship is the second of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers currently in service, and is the first ship named after the 34th President of the United States, Dwight D. Eisenhower. The vessel was initially named simply as USS Eisenhower, much like the lead ship of the class, Nimitz, but the name was changed to its present form on 25 May 1970.

USS CVN-68 Nimitz

Nimitz Class

USS Nimitz (CVN-68) is a supercarrier of the United States Navy, and the lead ship of her class (Nimitz-Class). One of the largest warships in the world, she was laid down, launched and commissioned as CVAN-68 but was redesignated CVN 68 (nuclear-powered multimission aircraft carrier) on 30 June 1975 as part of the fleet realignment.

HMAS Adelaide (L01) [Australia] – Canberra Class

HMAS Adelaide (L01) is the second of two Canberra-class landing helicopter dock (LHD) ships under construction for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Construction of the ship started at Navantia’s Spanish shipyard with steel-cutting in February 2010. The ship was laid down in February 2011, and launched on 4 July 2012. Delivery to Australia for fitting out at BAE Systems Australia’s facilities in Victoria was scheduled for 2013.

HMAS Canberra (L02) [Australia] – Canberra Class

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