U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers: Proudly made by American shipbuilders in Newport News, VA

USS Enterprise

The History of American Carriers

The aircraft carrier has played a significant role in America's national defense for over 80 years, extending our military reach beyond what was previously possible. The U.S. Navy pioneered landing planes on ships, and Newport News Shipbuilding has been closely involved in the evolution of the aircraft carrier ever since.

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