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USS Enterprise, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, officially decommissioned after 51 years

The world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier has been retired from active service in the U.S. Navy having served longer than any other U.S. aircraft carrier.

The fifth USS Independence (CVA 62) was launched by New York Navy Yard 6 June 1958; sponsored by Mrs. Thomas S. Gates, wife of the Secretary of the Navy; and commissioned 10 January 1959; Captain R. Y. McElroy in command.     One of the newest class of supercarriers at the time of her commissioning, Independence conducted shakedown training in the Caribbean and arrived her home port NS Norfolk, Virginia, 30 June 1959.

The fifth USS Independence (CVA 62) was launched by New York Navy Yard 6 June 1958; sponsored by Mrs. Thomas S. Gates, wife of the Secretary of the Navy; and commissioned 10 January 1959; Captain R. Y. McElroy in command. One of the newest class of supercarriers at the time of her commissioning, Independence conducted shakedown training in the Caribbean and arrived her home port NS Norfolk, Virginia, 30 June 1959.

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The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS "America" (CV-66) underway in the Indian Ocean, 24 April 1983. America, with assigned Carrier Air Wing 1 (CVW-1), was deployed to the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean from 8 December 1982 to 2 June 1983..

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS "America" (CV-66) underway in the Indian Ocean, 24 April 1983. America, with assigned Carrier Air Wing 1 (CVW-1), was deployed to the Mediterranean Sea and the In…

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“This week the #UKF35 was launched for the first time in UK waters. The most advanced aircraft in the 🇬🇧arsenal took off from @HMSQNLZ in Portsmouth ✈️⚡@RoyalAirforce @RoyalAirForce”

Super aircraft carriers must transport, launch and land military aircraft. Learn about flight decks, hanger decks and other parts of super aircraft carriers.

The crew of the USS Abraham Lincoln returned home this week, after a wearying 10 months at sea. Take a tour of the U.S. military's most monumental machines, from flight deck to hangar bay to engine room.

Inside the Carrier Air Wing

The Basics is the USNI News video feature in which our staff takes on fundamental concepts, jobs and missions inside the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard and breaks them down for those who might not be as familiar with the ins and outs of the Sea Services. This month we explain the fundamentals behind the …

INFOGRAPHICS #23: U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group (CSG)

Ships from the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group simulate a strait transit in the Atlantic Ocean on Dec 10, 2013. Photo by Justin ...