An SH-60F Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Chargers of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 14, is airborne while the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Kirishima (DD 174), and the Republic of Korea navy destroyer ROKS Sejong the Great (DDG 991) participate a trilateral event.

US military to help Japan monitor ‘unprecedented’ Chinese incursion in East China Sea

'Now we are seeing (Chinese ships) basically park and truly challenge Japan's administration.'

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These US Navy planes help hunt down one of the greatest threats to American aircraft carriers — here's how they do it

US aircraft carriers operate around the world, sometimes in unfriendly waters, and one of the greatest threats to these symbols of American military might is enemy submarines. That's where the sub hunters come in.

Aviation Ordnanceman 3rd Class James Turner, from West Monroe, Louisiana, assigned to USS Gerald R. Ford's (CVN 78) weapons department, stands watch at a .50 caliber machine gun mount as Ford returns to home port in Norfolk Va., following its second independent steaming exercise Oct. 8, 2017

Navy reassigns captain overseeing embattled Gerald R. Ford supercarrier

"We must ensure that the team takes the opportunity to recharge and allow for fresh eyes on upcoming challenges as required."

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Three U.S. aircraft carriers operating on doorstep of South China Sea

For the first time since 2017, the U.S. Navy has positioned three of its aircraft carriers on the doorstep of the disputed South China Sea, as tensions between Washington and Beijing continue to soar.

Sailors stand by while an F/A-18 Hornet launches from the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), November 25, 2012

Why fighter fuel range could be the Navy’s biggest weakness in a war with China

Even Block III Super (Duper) Hornets are still far too short range to compensate for China’s hypersonic area denial bubble.