Aircraft carriers serve as mobile airfields. These naval ships form an integral part of the nations ' navies, helping to bridge the gap between fixed airfields and the acute need for aircraft during wartime emergencies. These ships are usually the largest warships of the country's navy, being both warships and aircraft carriers at the same time.
Currently, it is reported that 9 countries have these largest ships as part of their fleet, while the US Navy operates the largest fleet of such ships. Similarly, in terms of size and operational capacity, the United States fleet of aircraft carriers is "harvesting" the largest aircraft carriers in the world.
Commissioned in the late 1980s as part of the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers. It has a displacement of 1,17,200 tons. The ship played a very important role during the Gulf Wars.
Commissioned in 1986. The U.S. warship has a total displacement of 1,16,700 tons, is capable of accommodating 85 fighters, developing a speed of more than 30 knots. The ship's energy is provided by four rocket engines powered by two nuclear reactors.
Harry S. Truman
It was commissioned in 1998. Displacement of 1,16,400 tons, aircraft waiting area of 4.5 sq. km. Equipped with two nuclear reactors with four rocket engines.
John S. Stennis
It was commissioned in 1995. This aircraft carrier was named after a famous US senator and has a displacement of 1,16,400 tons, a length of almost 333 meters, a width of 77 meters and a draft of 11.3 meters.
George W. Bush
Commissioned in 2006 and named after George H. W. Bush, President of the United States during the Gulf War. The aircraft carrier, built specifically in honor of the 41st head of state, has a displacement of 1,14,000 tons.
These ships are the pride of the US Navy. Each of the aircraft carriers listed in the top can be attributed to the national treasure of the Americans.