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Sailors on the Gerald R. Ford are "creating guidelines" for operating the Navy"s most advanced carrier

AP Photo / Steve Helber NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — In the pilot house of the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Triana doesn’t just go by the book. He helped write the book. “We&rsqu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 17th, 2017

The US Navy"s next advanced aircraft carrier is 70% complete — watch the latest 888-ton chuck drop into place

US Navy The USS John F. Kennedy is the second of the Navy's Gerald R. Ford-class advanced nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. The Kennedy reached 70% completion in late February. Construction on the Kennedy started in February 2011.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 27th, 2018

Navy Tries to Damage $13 Billion Carrier

Under pressure from the Senate Armed Services Committee, the U.S. Navy has agreed to begin shock tests on its $13 billion carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 5th, 2018

We toured the world"s largest aircraft carrier, which can house 75 aircraft (but doesn"t have urinals)

Daniel Brown/Business Insider The USS Gerald R. Ford is the US Navy's newest and largest aircraft carrier — in fact, it's the world's largest. Commissioned in July 2017, it is the first of the Ford-class carriers,.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 1st, 2018

We toured the largest aircraft carrier in the world, which can house 75 aircraft but doesn"t have urinals

Daniel Brown/Business Insider The USS Gerald R. Ford is the US Navy's newest and largest aircraft carrier — in fact, it's the world's largest. Commissioned in July 2017, it is the first o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 23rd, 2018

We toured the largest aircraft carrier in the world — which can house more than 75 aircraft but doesn"t have urinals

Daniel Brown/Business Insider The USS Gerald R. Ford is the US Navy's newest and largest aircraft carrier — in fact, it's the largest in the world. Commissioned in July 2017, the Ford is the first of the Ford-class car.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 23rd, 2018

USS Ford makes history: Launches, lands fighter jet with magnetic technology

The USS Gerald R. Ford, the Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, successfully launched and landed an aircraft with advanced digital, magnetic technology, which replaces the older steam-driven catapult system......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 29th, 2017

How the US"s futuristic new aircraft carrier will change naval warfare forever

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Julio Martinez Martinez President Donald Trump took part in the commissioning of the USS Gerald R. Ford on Saturday, ushering in the first new aircraft carrier design in four decades to the U.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2017

The USS Gerald Ford Is the Most Advanced Aircraft Carrier in the World

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 22nd, 2017

China flexed its navy in the South China Sea — and the US responded with an aircraft carrier

US Navy The US aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is operating in the South China Sea after a massi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 10th, 2018

U.S. Navy Probes Suspected Drug Selling, Use Among Sailors in Japan

The U.S. Navy is investigating at least a dozen U.S. sailors based in Japan, some serving aboard the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier, for suspicion of buying, selling, and using LSD, ecstasy and other drugs, U.S. Navy officials said Friday......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 9th, 2018

Gerald Ford was clumsy even as a sailor — and now the aircraft carrier that bears his name has a statue immortalizing it

Daniel Brow.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 1st, 2018

Supercarrier USS Nimitz returns to Puget Sound

The USS Nimitz returned to Naval Base Kitsap Sunday for the holidays after a six-month deployment in the Pacific Ocean. The U.S. Navy's aircraft carrier and its nearly 3,000 sailors left Bremerton on June 1 to lead the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 10th, 2017

The Navy is looking for a new frigate capable of advanced warfare

The US Navy is asking industry to prepare "concept design" proposals to build a new combat-capable Frigate able to destroy swarming small boat attacks, operate undersea and aerial drones, support carrier strike groups, conduct dis-aggregat.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 31st, 2017

Chinese newest aircraft carrier may start sea trials this week — and could join the fleet a year ahead of schedule, amid a growing rivalry with the US

Reuters China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier is expected to start sea trials imminently, a source close to the navy said, amid what analysts say is growing external pressure to push forward its develo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2018

Is A False-Flag Attack On A US Navy Ship Next?

Authored by Nick via The Saker blog, The USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 23rd, 2018

Largest Chinese Naval Drill "In 600 Years" Begins: Live-Fire Exercise In Taiwan Strait

Last week, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) assembled all of its most advanced warships, aircraft, and nuclear submarines for a massive show of force in the South Chin.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 19th, 2018

Here"s every class of ship in the US Navy

US Navy The US Navy is the most powerful group of ships, carriers, and sailors on Earth. The Navy is older than the US — founded in 1.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 15th, 2018

Trump says Syria strike is coming, but he won"t say when

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ford Williams/U.S. Navy via AP President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that the US will strike Syria. But he left the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 12th, 2018

Russia appears to be readying for a naval battle with the US near Syria — but it could be a bluff

Stringer/REUTERS Russia's navy appears to have responded to President Donald Trump's warning that US missiles are headed to Syria, as well as the US Navy's deployment of an aircraft carrier to .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 11th, 2018

The US will send an F-35 aircraft carrier to South Korea — and North Korea should be afraid

US Navy The US and South Korea's upcoming military drills will reportedly feature the USS Wasp, the US's first-ever aircraft carrier to carry F-35 stealth jets. The jets mark a huge upgrade in US military s.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2018