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The Navy’s $13 billion supercarrier still can’t do the one thing it’s absolutely required to do
What good is an aircraft carrier that can't reliably launch and land aircraft?
The Navy’s new Osprey just conducted its first drop-off at sea
Less than a year since conducting its first flight operations, the Navy's new CMB-22B Osprey has successfully made a drop-off to an aircraft carrier at sea.
We salute the USS Ronald Reagan for rocking its battle flag on its way back to port
The USS Ronald Reagan returned to its homeport of Yokosuka, Japan over the weekend after a six-month deployment to the Indo-Pacific — and it did so with flying colors
A Navy veteran exposes the insanely gross food served on warships in a viral Facebook post
"I want people to know about this – and I want somebody higher than me to know about this"
China is preparing to field a third aircraft carrier. Here’s why they’re no match for US flattops
Of all the new weapons in China's modern, ever-growing military arsenal, few have gotten as much attention as its aircraft carriers
How Navy aircraft carriers have projected US military might all over the world for nearly a century
Few weapons have made an impact on warfare like the aircraft carrier
Not content with F-35 debacle, the Navy is now working on a brand new fighter jet
The Defense Department may not have finished working out all the kinks in the ultra-expensive and perpetually buggy F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, but the Navy is still plowing ahead with...
Two other Navy ships caught fire just days after the USS Bonhomme Richard inferno
The inferno that engulfed the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard isn't the only fire to strike Navy capital ships in recent weeks
The Navy rocked back-to-back dual carrier operations in the Pacific to send a message to adversaries
Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers are conducting dual carrier operations in the Pacific for the second time in a week
The Navy is still trying to figure out exactly why the aircraft launch system on its $13 billion supercarrier failed
The U.S. Navy is still unsure exactly what caused a critical piece of technology on the first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford to fail earlier this month
A power problem aboard the Navy’s $13 billion supercarrier left it unable to launch aircraft for days
The Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford suffered a power problem during recent at-sea testing that crippled the $13 billion supercarrier's ability to launch planes for days
The Navy’s $13 billion supercarrier still doesn’t have working weapons elevators and aircraft launching systems
The USS Gerald R. Ford may be on a steady march towards its first formal deployment, but the much-vaunted supercarrier is still facing major technical problems in two of its...
Navy flaunts aircraft carrier strength after COVID-19 knocked one out for more than a month
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday tweeted that six carriers, the Truman, Eisenhower, Reagan, Nimitz, Lincoln, and Ford, are all underway.
USS Nimitz sailors were quarantined for nearly a month to avoid COVID-19 before their deployment
The Navy appears to be taking extra precautions to ensure the next aircraft carrier crew getting underway doesn't see a repeat of the health crisis playing out on another ship...
France defends handling of aircraft carrier COVID-19 outbreak after more than 1,000 sailors test positive
France defended its handling of the spread of the coronavirus through its flagship Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier fleet, after more than a 1,000 sailors tested positive for the disease
France reports 50 COVID-19 cases aboard aircraft carrier
Fifty crew members aboard France's sole aircraft carrier, the Charles de Gaulle, have tested positive for the new coronavirus and parts of the ship have been put in lockdown, the...
The USS Nimitz narrowly avoided a major COVID-19 outbreak, Navy officials say
The two sailors being treated for COVID-19 were off the ship before the fast cruise started on April 1, Navy officials told Task & Purpose
Yet another aircraft carrier has reported a positive COVID-19 case
At least two sailors assigned to the USS Nimitz has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the last week, Politico reports, the Navy's fourth aircraft carrier to report...
A second aircraft carrier is reportedly facing a COVID-19 outbreak
The USS Theodore Roosevelt isn't the only Navy aircraft carrier in the Western Pacific that's currently dealing the threat of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among its sailors.
The Navy’s newest aircraft carrier just crushed a major operational milestone despite the threat of COVID-19
Off the East Coast this month, the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, the first-in-class USS Gerald R. Ford, reached several major milestones in a matter of hours, marking the advancement of...
The US is rocking 2 aircraft carriers in the Middle East for the first time in years as a warning to Iran
The U.S. military has two aircraft carriers operating in the Middle East, marking the first extended dual use of carriers in the region since 2012, a U.S. combatant commander said...
The Navy may be done with the Ford-class aircraft carrier
The U.S. Navy may not buy any more Ford-class aircraft carriers, the Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly recently said
A coronavirus outbreak aboard an aircraft carrier is one of the possibilities facing the US military
Thousands of sailors serve aboard aircraft carriers. What happens if one gets sick with the coronavirus?
The Navy’s latest aircraft carrier deployment got off to an unusual start
In a break from the norm, the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and its strike group deployed immediately after completing a final certification exercise instead of first returning to the carrier's...
The Navy’s $13 billion supercarrier isn’t ready to defend itself in combat
The USS Gerald R. Ford has come a long way in shaking off its technical woes in recent years, but the Navy's $13 billion supercarrier is still facing a major...