US naval aircraft carriers head for Asia
GUAM, WEST PACIFIC: Half of the United States Navy's twelve large aircraft carriers ... move comes with US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld ordering the 81,000-ton conventionally-powered carrier USS Kitty Hawk, the only US carrier based in Japan ...
11 Injured in Fire Aboard Carrier Off San Diego
SAN DIEGO – Military officials on Thursday said they were trying to determine what caused the engine of a fighter jet to fail and catch fire as it prepared to take off from an aircraft carrier in the ... The Stennis is based in Bremerton, Wash.,
It’s a Sad Day in America When the Navy Launches a San Diego-Built Drone off a Carrier
The US Navy launched the first carrier-based drone off its deck the ... as the mainstream press is all trumpets. The U-T San Diego on Wednesday’s frontpage: The Navy launched a prototype unmanned plane off a U.S. aircraft carrier Tuesday, a significant ...
NB native serves aboard U.S. Navy Supercarrier
A 2010 North Branch High School graduate is serving on one of the world’s largest warships, the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Seaman Amanda L. Larson is an undesignated seaman aboard the San Diego-based ship, a Nimitz-class ...
Navy Debates Pacific Carrier
WASHINGTON — The Navy is considering moving an aircraft carrier to ... necessarily mean an East Coast carrier would have to be sacrificed, Navy leaders said. A carrier currently based on the West Coast -- in San Diego or in Washington state -- could ...