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Photos show the first full deployment of the USS Gerald R. Ford supercarrier, home at last after being sent as a warning to foes

During the ship's 2023 deployment, which lasted 239 days, the aircraft carrier carried out multinat…

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The US Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan, is leaving Japan after nearly a decade in the Pacific

USS Ronald Reagan, stationed in the Pacific for roughly nine years, will be replaced by USS George …

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Satellite images show China made an apparent USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier target out in the desert

Satellite images show what appears to be a mock-up of the USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier in a …

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Photos show daily operations aboard the USS Gerald R. Ford on its first full deployment in the Eastern Mediterranean

The decision to send the carrier strike group came after Hamas militants attacked Israel on October…

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US vs. Chinese aircraft carriers: How the world's top flattops stack up

The US Navy's carrier fleet is superior to the Chinese, though China's new Fujian aircraft carrier …

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F-35s are going to be a 'game-changer' for US Navy amphibious assault ship and former 'Harrier carrier' USS Bataan, senior officer says

USS Bataan will undergo a major overhaul to carry F-35s that'll make it "the most advanced amphibio…

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China's military has US aircraft carriers in its sights, but those flattops aren't 'little teacups,' their captains say

China will be gunning for US aircraft carriers, but those flattops are "designed to take it," Capt.…

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The US Navy says its new carrier only needed a fraction of the repairs required the last time a flattop did 'shock trials' 34 years ago

Those trials and other developments aboard USS Gerald R. Ford indicate that the carrier is finally …

Benjamin Brimelow   


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After another Trump rant and a 'new' milestone, the US's newest aircraft carrier is a week closer to seeing action

The US Navy quietly declared its newest carrier ready for operations in December, but officials did…

Christopher Woody   


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The US Navy's grappling with another Ford-class supercarrier delay that could run into the next decade

Navy officials blamed USS Enterprise's extended delays on supply chain issues and lingering COVID-1…

Chris Panella   


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Watch the US Navy's new first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford finally set sail on its first deployment

The Ford is the world's most advanced aircraft carrier, but trying to get all the new technology on…

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This is the $13 billion US Navy aircraft carrier Trump constantly complained looked 'really bad,' according to his former defense chief

Trump's former defense secretary said that he had tried to address Trump's complaints about the shi…

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The US Navy's new $13 billion supercarrier is set to finally deploy next year after delays

The lead ship of a new carrier class has had its troubles, but a Navy admiral says the ship is on t…

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The US Navy practiced blasting an aircraft carrier for the first time in 34 years. Here's what it's testing.

USS Gerald R. Ford is the first carrier to do shock trials since 1987, which is a sign the Navy is …

Benjamin Brimelow   


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The US Navy's top admiral admits they crammed too much new tech onto their new aircraft carrier

"We had 23 new technologies on that ship, which quite frankly increased the risk … right from the g…

Benjamin Brimelow   


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New US Navy supercarrier withstood the shock of multiple 40,000-pound bomb blasts, but some things did break, captain says

"We did break things, but we will fix them," Capt. Paul Lanzilotta, the USS Gerald R. Ford's comman…

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Take a look at 10 of the world's largest aircraft carriers, from the USS Gerald R. Ford to China's Fujian

The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) is seen underway on its own power for the first time on April 8, 20…

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US Navy pulls parts off an under-construction aircraft carrier to get USS Gerald R. Ford ready to deploy

The Navy said it is stripping parts from another carrier to ready the Ford, which is expected to be…

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The US Navy set off a 40,000-pound explosive to see how its new supercarrier would hold up in a fight

The massive explosion triggered about 100 miles off the coast of Florida registered a 3.9 on the Ri…

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