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US Carrier und US Escort Carrier

 

 

Today, the U.S. Navy operates 11 aircraft carriers. In its long lasting history, there were more than 100 carriers in service, from the USS Langley - a former coal freighter to the USS Gerald Ford the newest nuclear carrier which enters service in 2015. In this chapter the deployment of the Carriers and the complement of their Air wings are described.

 

 
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US Navy Squadrons

 

 

The history of the different Naval Squadrons is noted here in as much details as possible. The emphasis here is on the planes and their applications. To complete our archives and information we would look forward to receive some further details by our readers, especially veterans.

 

 
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US Navy Plane Profiles

 

 

WINGS AVIATION aims to describe all the planes, helicopters, blimps and drones of the U.S. Navy. Beginning with the fragile Curtiss biplane, up to the carrier-based drones of Lockheed and Northrop-Grumman.

 

 
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Carrier Groups

 

 

With the deactivation of Carrier Air Wing 14, the U.S. Navy has now only 9 carrier groups left. This was different during the Cold War and the Second World War. Around 50 carrier groups were involved during the Pacific War and the Cold War. The carriers and carrier groups were and still are the spearhead of all US Forces. At this point we report on their much different composition.

  

 
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Naval Reserve

 

 

The "Weekend Warrior" were the mainstay of the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and made ​​a not to be forgotten proportion of the Cold War. Today, the U.S. Naval Reserve has only a handful of Squadrons that are only supportive. Naval Reserve illuminates the history of this Navy in the Navy.

 

 
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