Eleven carriers are the minimum number required to enable 3 of these great ships to be continuously stationed at strategic points across the globe and to rapidly respond to an unexpected crisis.
This infographic highlights the importance of aircraft carriers to our nation’s security, and illustrates why 11 aircraft carriers are the minimum number required to ensure we can maintain three carriers on station to respond to critical missions and unexpected crises.
“Although New Jersey is not what typically comes to mind when you think of an aircraft carrier, every carrier in the Navy fleet has roots in our state.” — Michael Leahan, Marotta Controls (Read the news release)
“Although it is the only New England state not to border the Atlantic Ocean, Vermont is home to businesses that contribute significantly to the construction of the most powerful ships at sea: US Navy aircraft carriers” — Vermont Business Magazine
Mike Petters, President and CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries sits down with Vago Muradian of Defense News to discuss what recent spending measures means for the shipbuilding community.
Mike Petters, President and CEO, Huntington Ingalls Industries sits down with Vago Muradian of Defense News to discuss the flexibility, agility and capabilities of aircraft carriers.
Admiral: Carrier gap in Persian Gulf hinders war effort
The United States will not have an aircraft carrier deployed to the Persian Gulf this fall for the first time in years, and the rare gap could hinder military capabilities in the war against the Islamic State, the Obama administration’s nominee to lead the Navy told the Senate on Thursday.
Naval aviator lands in elite company
When it comes to his family's aviation heritage, "The roots go back quite a ways," U.S. Navy Capt. Keith Kimberly said.
Military Reports Weekend Airstrikes Against ISIL Terrorists
U.S. military aircraft, including planes from the soon-to-be San Diego-based USS Theodore Roosevelt, continue to strike Islamic terrorists, with 31 strikes reported so far this weekend.
Aircraft carrier Roosevelt, strike group get new captains while deployed
The aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and its strike group have new leaders.