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An Epic Simulator is How You Get Ready to Launch a Supercarrier

When the Queen Elizabeth carriers come into service next decade, they're going to be the biggest, most expensive things the Royal Navy's ever owned. Given that they've got a track record of crashing their shiny new toys, however, the jolly sailor-boys have ditched their stripy uniforms and Mariah Carey covers for a state-of-the-art simulator to  learn how to sail and fight the new behemoths. Read More >>

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What Is Happening to This Aircraft Carrier?

The U.S. Navy has released this stunning photo of sailors participating in a flight deck scrubbing exercise aboard the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), a Nimitz-class supercarrier that is currently undergoing sea trials. But what the hell are they scrubbing? Is the carrier caught in a blizzard? Read More >>

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Why Is This Supercarrier's Deck Packed With Cars In the Middle of the Pacific?

This is the USS Ronald Reagan — the ninth of America's Nimitz-class nuclear-powered supercarriers — cruising the Pacific Ocean. But instead of having combat jets all over her deck, it's packed with cars facing a single F-18. Why are they doing there? Read More >>


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