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Aircraft Carriers

Author : Paul E. Fontenoy
ISBN : 9781851095735
Genre : History
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This vivid volume describes the fascinating history of aircraft carriers, first deployed successfully in World War I by the Imperial Russian Navy, and indispensable to the Allied victory in World War II, now the strategic centerpiece of the world's most powerful navies. * Eighty photographs of all the important aircraft carriers from before World War I to the present, including many operated by lesser-known navies * A reference section providing essential physical details, basic design information, modifications, and brief service histories for 80 aircraft carriers or classes from 1912 to the present
Category: History

Future Aircraft Carrier Options

Author : Bradley Martin
ISBN : 0833099183
Genre : History
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This report is an exploration of possible alternatives to potentially replace the U.S. Navy's legacy aircraft carrier force as it begins reaching expected service life. This is neither a formal analysis of alternatives nor detailed engineering study.
Category: History

Leveraging America S Aircraft Carrier Capabilities

Author : John Gordon
ISBN : 9780833039224
Genre : Political Science
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Explores new and nontraditional ways that the United States might be able to employ aircraft carriers in pursuit of traditional and emerging military and homeland defense missions. Summarizes the insights of two Concept Options Groups (COGs)-small groups of experienced military and civilian experts, defense analysts, and potential users who work together to identify promising ways to employ military might in nontraditional ways.
Category: Political Science

Aircraft Carriers

Author : Mark Beyer
ISBN : 0823961117
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Aircraft carriers are truly the fortresses of the sea! Students will get an inside-out view of these incredible floating cities, from how they are constructed to how they function as important parts of a country's defense. Students also will learn about the various aircraft that are on board and the crew that keeps aircraft carriers in ship shape!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Cvan 70 Aircraft Carrier

Author : United States. Congress. Joint Senate-House Armed Services Subcommittee on CVAN-70 Aircraft Carrier
ISBN : UCAL:$B642257
Genre : Air power
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Category: Air power

A Methodology For Estimating The Effect Of Aircraft Carrier Operational Cycles On The Maintenance Industrial Base

Author : Roland J. Yardley
ISBN : 9780833041821
Genre : History
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The Fleet Response Plan is a U.S. Navy program to enhance the operational availability of the aircraft carrier fleet. This report describes program modeling that varies the time between depot availabilities and the size of the depot work packages, to estimate its effect on the maintenance industrial base and the operational availability of the aircraft carrier fleet.
Category: History

Aircraft Carrier Victorious

Author : David Hobbs
ISBN : 9781526737359
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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The technical details of British warships were recorded in a set of plans produced by the builders on completion of every ship. Known as the as fitted general arrangements, these drawings represented the exact appearance and fitting of the ship as it entered service. Intended to provide a permanent reference for the Admiralty and the dockyards, these highly detailed plans were drawn with exquisite skill in multi-coloured inks and washes that represent the acme of the draughtsmans art.Today they form part of the incomparable collection of the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, which is using the latest scanning technology to make digital copies of the highest quality. This book is one of a series based entirely on these draughts which depict famous warships in an unprecedented degree of detail complete sets in full colour, with many close-ups and enlargements that make every aspect clear and comprehensible. Extensive captions point the reader to important features to be found in the plans, and an introduction covers the background to the design.HMS Victorious was a ship with two almost separate incarnations as built in 1941 she was one of a new type of armoured carrier which saw strenuous wartime service; post-war the ship underwent a massive reconstruction lasting nearly eight years that saw her recommission in1958 as one of the best equipped carriers in the world, ready for another decade of duty. Both these phases of the ships life are fully documented, which allows this novel form of anatomy to cover two generations of carrier design.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Aircraft Carriers Of France

Author : LLC Books
ISBN : 1157763618
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 26. Chapters: Active aircraft carriers of France, Aircraft carriers of the French Navy, Cold War aircraft carriers of France, World War II aircraft carriers of France, French submarine Surcouf, 1942 Design Light Fleet Carrier, French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, HMS Biter, French seaplane carrier Commandant Teste, French aircraft carrier Clemenceau, Future French aircraft carrier, French aircraft carrier Arromanches, French cruiser Jeanne d'Arc, USS Belleau Wood, French aircraft carrier B arn, French seaplane carrier Foudre, French aircraft carrier La Fayette, Clemenceau class aircraft carrier, PH 75, French aircraft carrier Verdun. Excerpt: The 1942 Design Light Fleet Carrier, commonly referred to as the British Light Fleet Carrier, was a light aircraft carrier design created by the Royal Navy during World War II, and used by eight naval forces between 1944 and 2001. They were designed and constructed by civilian shipyards to serve as an intermediate step between the expensive, full-size fleet aircraft carriers and the cheap but limited-capability escort carriers. Sixteen Light Fleet carriers were ordered, and all were laid down to the Colossus class design during 1942 and 1943. However, only eight were completed to this design; of these, four entered service before the end of the war, and none saw front line operations. Two more were fitted with maintenance and repair facilities instead of aircraft catapults and arresting gear, and entered service as aircraft maintenance carriers. The final six were modified during construction to handle larger and faster aircraft, and were redesignated the Majestic class. These six ships were still under construction at the end of the war, and work was suspended; five were eventually completed (the last commissioning in 1961), but the sixth was dismantled for spare parts and scrap. Alth...
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The Incredible Story Of Aircraft Carriers

Author : Greg Roza
ISBN : 082396714X
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Looks at the history of aircraft carriers, how an aircraft carrier is built, and its operation.
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Proposed Aircraft Carriers

Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1230597948
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: CVA-01, Audacious class aircraft carrier, German aircraft carrier Graf Zeppelin, Graf Zeppelin class aircraft carrier, Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford, Project Habakkuk, Future Chinese aircraft carrier, Vikrant class aircraft carrier, Gerald R. Ford class aircraft carrier, Sea Control Ship, Future French aircraft carrier, SS Europa, German aircraft carrier I, HMS Queen Elizabeth, USS United States, Soviet aircraft carrier Ulyanovsk, CVN-79, UXV Combatant, French aircraft carrier Joffre, Joffre class aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, Flugzeugtrager B, USS Reprisal, PH 75, USS Iwo Jima, CVN-80, French aircraft carrier Painleve, French aircraft carrier Verdun, VSTOL Support Ship, Project 1153 OREL, Project 1178. Excerpt: Graf Zeppelin was the only aircraft carrier launched by Germany during World War II and represented part of the Kriegsmarine's attempt to create a well-balanced oceangoing fleet, capable of projecting German naval power far beyond the narrow confines of the Baltic and North Seas. Construction was ordered on 16 November 1935 and her keel was laid down on 28 December 1936 by Deutsche Werke at Kiel. Named in honor of Graf (Count) Ferdinand von Zeppelin, the ship was launched on 8 December 1938 but was not completed and was never operational. Construction work in Kiel, 1938Wilhelm Hadeler had been Assistant to the Professor of Naval Construction at the Technical University of Berlin for nine years when he was appointed to draft preliminary designs for an aircraft carrier in April 1934. The Anglo-German Naval Agreement signed 18 June 1935 allowed Germany to construct aircraft carriers with displacement up to 38,500 tons. In 1935, Adolf Hitler announced that Germany would construct aircraft carriers to strengthen the Kriegsmarine. A Luftwaffe officer, a naval officer and a...
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World War One Aircraft Carrier Pioneer

Author : Guy Warner
ISBN : 9781783461301
Genre : History
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Jack McCleery was born in Belfast in 1898, the son of a mill owning family. He joined the RNAS in 1916 as a Probationary Flight Officer. During the next ten months he completed his training at Crystal Palace, Eastchurch, Cranwell, Frieston, Calshot and Isle of Grain, flying more than a dozen landplanes, seaplanes and flying boats, gaining his wings as a Flight Sub-Lieutenant. In July 1917 he was posted to the newly commissioning aircraft carrier HMS Furious, which would be based at Scapa Flow and Rosyth. He served in this ship until February 1919, flying Short 184 seaplanes and then Sopwith 1 Strutters off the deck. He also flew a large number of other types during this time from shore stations at Turnhouse, East Fortune and Donibristle.He served with important and well-known naval airmen including Dunning, Rutland (of Jutland) and Bell Davies VC. He witnessed Dunnings first successful landing on a carrier flying a Sopwith Pup in 1917 and his tragic death a few days later. He also witnessed the Tondern raid in 1918, the worlds first carrier strike mission. He took part in more than a dozen sweeps into the North Sea by elements of the Grand Fleet and Battle Cruiser Fleet. He carried out reconnaissance missions off the coast of Denmark, landing in the sea to be picked up by waiting destroyers. He witnessed the surrender of the High Seas Fleet. Promoted to Captain, he acted as temporary CO of F Squadron for a time postwar.
Category: History

Increasing Aircraft Carrier Forward Presence

Author : Roland J. Yardley
ISBN : 9780833045959
Genre : Political Science
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The U.S. Navy's aircraft carrier fleet must meet the forward presence requirements of theater commanders. With a decreasing fleet size, planners must balance the timing of maintenance, training, and deployment with presence and surge demands. Evaluating multiple one- and two-deployment scenarios per cycle, RAND examines the feasibility of different cycle lengths, their effect on carrier forward presence, and their impact on shipyard workloads.
Category: Political Science

Aircraft Carriers

Author : Norman Polmar
ISBN : 9781597973441
Genre : History
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Aircraft Carriers is the definitive history of world aircraft carrier development and operations. Norman Polmar’s revised and updated, two-volume classic describes the political and technological factors that influenced aircraft carrier design and construction, meticulously records their operations, and explains their impact on modern warfare. Volume I provides a comprehensive analysis of carrier developments and warfare in the first half of the twentieth century, and examines the advances that allowed the carrier to replace the battleship as the dominant naval weapons system. Polmar gives particular emphasis to carrier operations from World War I, through the Japanese strikes against China in the 1930s, to World War II in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, Arctic, and Pacific theaters. It begins with French inventor Clément Ader’s remarkably prescient 1909 description of an aircraft carrier. The book then explains how Britain led the world in the development of aircraft-carrying ships, soon to be followed by the United States and Japan. While ship-based aircraft operations in World War I had limited impact, they foreshadowed the aircraft carriers built in the 1920s and 1930s. The volume also describes the aircraft operating from those ships as well as the commanders who pioneered carrier aviation. Aircraft Carriers has benefited from the technical collaboration of senior carrier experts Captain Eric M. Brown and General Minoru Genda as well as noted historians Robert M. Langdon and Peter B. Mersky. Aircraft Carriers is heavily illustrated with more than 400 photographs—some never before published—and maps. Volume II, which is forthcoming from Potomac Books in the winter 2006-2007 (ISBN 978-1-57488-665-8), will cover the period 1946 to the present.
Category: History

Guam And Cnmi Military Relocation Relocating Marines From Okinawa Visiting Aircraft Carrier Berthing And Army Air And Missile Defense Task Force

Author : Barry Leonard
ISBN : 9781437940046
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A portion of U.S. Marine Corps forces currently located in Okinawa, Japan would be relocated to Guam. This relocation is proposed to occur during the same time-frame as a proposed wharf construction in Guam¿s Apra Harbor. A U.S. Army Air and Missile Defense Task Force is also proposed for Guam. For the purposes of this EIS, these three proposed actions are referred to as the Guam and the Common. of the N. Mariana Islands (CNMI) military relocation. This EIS will inform decisions based on an understanding of the environmental consequences of the proposed Guam and the CNMI military relocation and take measures to protect, restore, and enhance the environ. Figures and tables. This is a print on demand publication.
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Navy Nuclear Aircraft Carrier Cvn Homeporting At Mayport

Author : Ronald O'Rourke
ISBN : 9781437932805
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The Navy¿s 5 Atlantic Fleet CVNs are all homeported at Norfolk, VA. The Navy wants to establish a second Atlantic Fleet CVN home port by homeporting a CVN at Mayport, FL, in order to mitigate the risk of a terrorist attack, accident, or natural disaster. Transferring a CVN from Norfolk to Mayport would shift the local economic activity, which may be worth hundreds of millions of dollars/year. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) Background: The Navy¿s Aircraft Carrier Force; Norfolk and Mayport Home Ports; Navy Rationale for Mayport CVN Homeporting; Navy Comparison of Mayport and Norfolk; (3) Issues for Congress: Final Environ. Impact Statement; (4) Legislative Activity for FY 2011. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand publication.
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U S Aircraft Carriers

Author : Norman Friedman
ISBN : 0870217399
Genre : Transportation
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Traces the development of the designs of aircraft carriers from 1917 to the present and examines the role of the carrier in the United States Navy
Category: Transportation