Aircraft Carriers
U.S.S. Enterprise CVN 65
Known as "The Big E"
The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, christened in 1960.
[Photo courtesy of the United States Navy.]
U.S.S. Carl Vinson CVN 70
A nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
[Photo courtesy of the United States Navy.]

Current United States Navy Nuclear Aircraft Carriers
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines (Nuclear)

  • U.S.S. Enterprise (CVN 65); Homeport: Norfolk, VA [pictured above]
  • U.S.S. Nimitz (CVN 68); Homeport: Newport News, VA
  • U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69); Homeport: Norfolk, VA
  • U.S.S. Carl Vinson (CVN 70); Homeport: Bremerton, WA [pictured above]
  • U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71); Homeport: Norfolk, VA
  • U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72); Homeport: Everett, WA
  • U.S.S. George Washington (CVN 73); Homeport: Norfolk, VA
  • U.S.S. John C. Stennis (CVN 74); Homeport: San Diego, CA
  • U.S.S. Harry S. Truman (CVN 75); Homeport: Norfolk, VA
  • Ronald Reagan (CVN 76); under construction in the United States by the U.S. Navy
  • No Name (CVN 77); under construction in the Unites States by the U.S. Navy

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