Warships often receive colorful nicknames, and it isn’t entirely clear why the fifth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier to enter service in the United States Navy was dubbed “Black Pearl,” but given….
Supercarriers are the ultimate form of American power projection and remain a capability no other Navy on the planet possesses. While there is naturally much focus upon the first-in-class USS….
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding has started construction of the U.S. Navy’s third Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carrier, which will be called Enterprise (CVN-80). CVN-80 will be the….
The U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) will remain in the eastern Mediterranean to help maintain the security of Eastern Europe. The carrier, flagship of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group….
The fifth of the Silent Service’s Astute-class submarines sits in the water as she enters the final stages of construction and commissioning. Now she’s conducting final testing and commissioning of….
USS John C. Stennis – Will this aircraft carrier get a name change? The United States military likes to avoid controversy. As a result, USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74), the….