USN – Current Carriers

Aircraft Carriers (see also retired listing)

Gerald Ford Class LOA 1106′ / 337.1 m TDISP over 100,000 tons (1 active, 1 fitting out, 1 building)

Gerald Ford class buidling Newport News 2021

USS Gerald Ford CVN-78 (2017)

USS Gerald R. Ford CVN-78 2017 US Navy Official photo 170408-N-WZ792-198 Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ridge Leoni

USS John F. Kennedy CVN-79 (building)

USS John F. Kennedy CVN-79 buidling Newport News 2021

USS John F. Kennedy CVN-79 buidling Newport News 2018
Note the components of the future USS JFK, the bulbous bow and forward end of flight deck, are at upper right.
CVN 79 Kennedy Upper Bow Lift
The future USS John F. Kennedy building. US Navy: 5596973 courtesy of Huntington Ingalls Industries by Matt Hildreth

Chester Nimitz Class LOA 1092′ / 332.8 m TDISP 105,000 tons (10)

USS Nimitz CVN-68 (1975)

USS Nimitz astern of battleship USS Missouri, 1987. NARA: 330-CFD-DN-ST-93-00653 PHAN Brad Dillon

USS Nimitz Puget Sound refit 2018USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69 (1977)

USS Carl Vinson CVN-70 (1982)

USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) passing the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor 1985 NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SC-04-15236

USS Carl Vinson CVN-70 Coronado 2018USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71 (1986)

USS Russell (DDG 59)
USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71, 2019 US Navy 5634821 PO2 Alexander M. Corona

USS Theodore Roosevelt CVN-71 Coronado 2018USS Abraham Lincoln CVN-72 (1989)USS Abraham Lincoln CVN-72 Bremerton 2009USS George Washington CVN-73 (1992)USS George Washington CVN-73 Changi sing 2009USS George Washington CVN-73 Newport News 2018

USS George Washington 2002 NARA: 330-CFD-DN-SC-04-15236 PH3 Summer M. Anderson, USN

USS John C. Stennis CVN-74 (1995)USS John Stennis CVN-74 San Diego 2004.jpgUSS Harry S. Truman CVN-75 (1998)

USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76 (2003)

USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76 Busan S Korea 2016
USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76 Busan, South Korea, while participating in 2016 joint exercises with the Republic of Korea Navy. Some of the carriers powerful air complement can be seen on deck.

USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76 Yokosuka 2019USS George H.W. Bush CVN-77 (2009)

“Honourable mention”

Fake US Aircraft carrier, constructed in the Islamic Republic of Iran. Dubbed by Warsearcher staff “USS Potemkin Maru,” LOA 670′ / 204.2 m TDISP unknown…very little. She was built with tubing, and is surprisingly large. Launched early 2015 at Bandar Abbas, Iran, on the Strait of Hormuz. Extensively damaged mid-2015 by a range of conventional practice strikes in staged and recorded attacks. Towed back to Bandar Abbas and has not been repaired. Likely to be scrapped.FakeUScarrierBandar Abbas2015-02.jpgFakeUScarrierBandar Abbas2015-03.jpgFakeUScarrierBandar Abbas2019-06.jpg

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