Aircraft Carriers

An aircraft carrier is a ship designed to deploy and recover aircraft , acting as a seagoing airbase. they can help a navy project air power great distances without on local bases for staging aircraft operations. World War II was the first large scale use of the aircraft carriers. they lack the firepower of other warships, so they are very vulnerable tto attack. They travel as part of a carrier battle group for their protection.

Here are some pictures of aircraft carriers

USS Harry S. Truman

USS John S. Stennis

USS Kitty Hawk

USS Nimitz

 

Here are some pictures of the aircraft on the carriers

E-2C Hawkeye

MV-22 Osprey

SH-60F Seahawk

F/A-18E Super Hornet