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    How many US Navy aircraft carriers are currently comissioned in the Navy

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    There are 11 aircraft carriers currently in service in the U.S. fleet


    USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63): 60,000 ton, non-nuclear carrier. Commissioned 21 April 1961. Due for retirement in 2008.


    USS Enterprise (CVN-65): 85,600 ton unique nuclear-powered supercarrier, commissioned 25 November 1961. First nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in service.


    USS Nimitz (CVN-68): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 3 May 1975.


    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 18 October 1977.


    USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier. Commissioned 13 March 1982.


    USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 25 October 1986.


    USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72): 104,000-ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier. Commissioned 11 November 1989


    USS George Washington (CVN-73): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 4 July 1992.


    USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74): Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 9 December 1995.


    USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75): 104,000 ton Nimitz class nuclear-powered supercarrier in active service, commissioned 25 July 1998.


    USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76): The ninth 104,000 ton Nimitz-class nuclear powered supercarrier, in active service, commissioned 12 July 2003.


    Thank God for CUT and PASTE

    TSC

    Lets just hope they never build an OBAMA carrier.

    matheneyg

    much appreciated thank you

    veteran01

    The Washington replaced the Kitty Hawk, and the Bush is under construction.

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