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- 'Semper CVN!'. Truver, Scott C. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Sep2013, Vol. 139 Issue 9, p10
The article discusses the history of the U.S. Navy large-deck nuclear-powered aircraft carrier program. It is informed that Navy's plans for CVNs has come under intense scrutiny in 2013 and the administration of U.S. president Barack Obama has remained steadfast in its decision to sustain 11...
- Congress Raises Fresh Concerns on EMALS, Pledges Close Scrutiny. Malenic, Marina // Defense Daily;7/17/2009, Vol. 243 Issue 12, p7
The article reports on the issues raised by the U.S. Congress' House seapower and expeditionary forces subcommittee on the difficulties in developing the new aircraft-carrier Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch Systems (EMALS) in 2009. According to the report from the Navy, simultaneous trials and...
- The Big E Goes Where the Action Is. Holloway III, Admiral James L. // Naval History;Aug2000, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p36
Focuses on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise's participation in combat operations in the South China Sea in 1965. Decision to send the Enterprise for the reinforcement of Southeast Asia; Unique capabilities of the ship.
- U.S.S. Enterprise. RAWLINGS, NATE // Time;12/17/2012, Vol. 180 Issue 25, p20
The article discusses the U.S. Navy's retirement of the U.S.S. Enterprise aircraft carrier in 2012, focusing on the vessel's historical significance as the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, as well as its involvement in the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962.
- The Trimersible Enters the Fray As Navy Refines Its Sea Basing Concept. Barnard, Rick // Sea Power;Jun2003, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p18
Focuses on the concept of the Sea Power 21 strategy of the U.S. Navy. Ability of the military forces to project direct and decisive power around the globe; Arrival of the 4th Infantry Division in Iraq; Operations of the nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.
- North Island is favored for new carriers. Toth, Simone // San Diego Business Journal;07/12/99, Vol. 20 Issue 28, p1
Reports that North Island Naval Air Station in San Diego, California, is the United States Navy's choice to become home to its three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers. Release of US Navy's final environmental impact statement; Arrival of the Nimitz-class nuclear carriers; Economic impact of...
- Navy thinks twice about carrier move. // Hill;11/7/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 155, p19
The article reports on the reconsideration of the U.S. Navy regarding its plan to move a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier from Norfolk, Virginia to Mayport, Florida, according to U.S. Navy Chief of Naval Operations Administration Jon Greenert.
- Carrier report card. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/4/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 1, p23
Reports on the Greenpeace organization's criticism against the Navy's nuclear aircraft carrier.
- Yokosuka Naval Base Prepares for Nuclear Aircraft Carrier. Arakaki, Glenn T. // Engineer;May-Aug2009, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p36
The article reports on the arrival of the USS George Washington, the U.S. Navy's nuclear aircraft carrier, at the Yokosuka Naval Base located in Yokosuka-shi, Japan. It describes the bilateral effort between the U.S. and Japan to prepare for the arrival. It notes that the Japan Engineer District...