The EA-6B Prowler's Last Cruise Is Showcased In These Exclusive Photos

Last November, VAQ-134 'Garudas' flew off the USS George H.W. Bush for their home base at NAS Whidbey Island, marking the historic end of what was the EA-6B Prowler's final carrier cruise. Months earlier, globe trotting aviation photographer Ivan Voukadinov was aboard the Bush as the Prowler was busy jamming ISIS… » 3/28/15 10:03am Saturday 10:03am

Japan's Latest Destroyer Sure Looks Like An Aircraft Carrier!

Japan has inducted into service its largest warship since WWII, the 814 foot long Izumo. The activation of such a large ship, dubbed a 'Helicopter Destroyer,' has regional powers and academics alike questioning the limits of Article 9 in Japan's Constitution. » 3/26/15 9:27pm 3/26/15 9:27pm

I Can't Stop Watching This HD Video Of Nighttime Carrier Operations  

This is some awesome HD footage of nighttime aircraft carrier operations aboard the USS Carl Vinson. The ship, her escorts and her embarked Air Wing (CVW-17) are operating in the Persian Gulf under Operation Inherent Resolve, the campaign against ISIS. » 1/02/15 1:51pm 1/02/15 1:51pm

Enterprise's Spirit Lives On Via Anchor Donated To The Abraham Lincoln

Saying goodbye to the USS Enterprise, America's first nuclear aircraft carrier and the only ship in its class, has been challenging for naval enthusiasts and those who served aboard her during her 50 year long career. Well, it appears a piece of her will live on in the form of one of the USS Abraham Lincoln's 60,000lb… » 10/05/14 2:11pm 10/05/14 2:11pm

Watch Giant Waves Crash Over The Bow Of A U.S. Super Carrier

I have seen videos of waves crashing over a Nimitz Class super carrier's bows before, but this is pretty ridiculous. Keep in mind that the sea state shown here is pitching a 1100 foot long ship that displaces 100,000 tons like a tugboat. That poor MH-60 Seahawk tied down on the bow, what a terrible place for a… » 4/09/14 10:14pm 4/09/14 10:14pm

Impressive image shows America's newest aircraft carrier about to float

The first time you see an American nuclear super-carrier in person, you can't believe the size. It's simply astonishing. It must be even more impressive if you see it like this, fully naked in a dry dock about to be flooded. Expand it to see it at full resolution. » 10/18/13 8:19pm 10/18/13 8:19pm

Two Supercarriers Side By Side Look Awesome, Are Bad News

These are the USS Abraham Lincoln and the USS John C. Stennis, two of the ten nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft supercarriers in service with the United States Navy. The Lincoln just arrived to the Strait of Hormuz as tension keeps mounting up in the area. » 1/23/12 9:30am 1/23/12 9:30am