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25Feb/17

Aircraft Carrier

It is important that you always get a reliable carrier for your goods so that no damages happen along the way. Hence the main circuit board may be twice as big as the competition because the unit requires more circuits to run the extra stuff like economizers, air cleaners, power exhaust systems and CO sensors that can bring outside air when the inside air gets stale.

In a peer war, the carrier group will be constantly on the move, fighting for its life every second, conducting ASW around the clock, darting into a launch position for a single strike and then retreating as fast as possible, operating under EMCON (to the extent that we even can anymore), maintaining a significant CAP 24/7, and so on. Nothing we’ve done has prepared any naval officer for this.carriercarrier

Now I have served in a 3 carrier strike formation and while it worked…we had …

U.S. Navy Aircraft History

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase , equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft 1 Typically, it is the capital ship of a fleet, as it allows a naval force to project air power worldwide without depending on local bases for staging aircraft operations Aircraft carriers are expensive to build and are critical assets. The status quo is what we have been doing for the past 15 years- generating an anti-terrorism, on call CAS and selected target strikes, requiring minimal aircraft daily air tasks. The new carrier USS Gerald R. Ford is set to cost $13 billion —not including its complement of 40-50 fighter planes, each of which cost $75 to $100 million.carrier

However maintenance has been a bitch and as you have seen in the news we have more slipped deployment dates due to unavailability …