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Cvn 78 Gerald R Ford U S Navy Aircraft Carrier

Author : W. Frederick Zimmerman
ISBN : 9781934840023
Genre : History
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A unique keepsake with beautiful images and interesting information about the U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier, CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford. A perfect gift for anyone interested in aircraft carriers, the Navy, or President Ford.
Category: History

Navy Ford Cvn 78 Class Aircraft Carrier Program

Author : Ronald O'Rourke
ISBN : OCLC:1053527825
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This report provides background information and potential oversight issues for Congress on the CVN-78 program, which includes the CVN-78, CVN-79, and CVN-80 as the first three ships in the Navy's new Gerald R. Ford (CVN- 78) class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers (CVNs).

Aircraft Carriers Of The United States Navy

Author : Michael Green
ISBN : 9781473854680
Genre : History
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In 1922 the US Navy commissioned its first small experimental aircraft carrier. This was followed into service by two much larger and capable carriers in 1927 with five more being built prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor including three large Yorktown class.??To take the offensive against the Japanese Navy, the American Congress funded by far the largest carrier building programme in history based on the Essex class, a larger version of the pre-war Yorktown vessels. Of the twenty-six ordered, fourteen were commissioned in time to see Second World War service. These were joined by many smaller classes of carriers, including light carriers and escort carriers.?Post-war ever larger and more capable carriers were commissioned. Since 1975, when the first of a fleet of ten nuclear-powered Nimitz class carriers was commissioned, they have epitomized United States superpower status and worldwide power projection. These are due to be replaced in the decades to come with the even more sophisticated nuclear-powered Gerald R. Ford class.??Compiled and written by Michael Green, Aircraft Carriers of the United States Navy contains superb images of all the different types of classes of carriers employed by the US Navy since 1922. These and its highly informative text and captions give the reader a broad overview of this fascinating subject.
Category: History

Aircraft Carriers

Author : Michael E. Haskew
ISBN : 9780760348147
Genre : History
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"An illustrated history of the aircraft carrier, from World War I through World War II, the Cold War, and today"--
Category: History

The New Zealand Paradox

Author : Wayne Mapp
ISBN : 9781442228429
Genre : Political Science
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The rise of China is profoundly altering the balance of power in the Asia-Pacific region. This report examines these issues and suggests the course that New Zealand should chart to ensure that its interests in the peace and stability of the Asia Pacific are maintained.
Category: Political Science

Analysis Of The Navy S Shipbuilding Plans

Author : Eric J. Labs
ISBN : 9781437982978
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Statement of Eric J. Labs on the Navy¿s plans for its shipbuilding programs and corresponding budget. Contents: (1) Changes in Ship Requirements Under the 2011 Plan; (2) Ship Purchases and Inventories Under the 2011 Plan: Combat Ships; Logistics and Support Ships; (3) Ship Costs Under the 2011 Plan: The Navy¿s Estimates; CBO¿s Estimates; Changes from the 2009 Plan; (4) Outlook for Individual Ship Programs; Aircraft Carriers; Submarines; Large Surface Combatants; Littoral Combat Ships; Amphibious Ships. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find publication.

Navy Nuclear Powered Surface Ships

Author : Ronald O'Rourke
ISBN : 9781437925173
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Contents: (1) Intro. and Issue for Congress; (2) Background: Nuclear and Conventional Power for Ships; Nuclear Power for a Surface Combatant; Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program; Current Navy Nuclear-Powered Ships; CG(X) Cruiser Program; Reactor Plant for a Nuclear-Powered CG(X); Construction Shipyards; Nuclear-Capable Shipyards; Surface Combatant Shipyards; 2006 Navy Alternative Propulsion Study; (3) Potential Issues for Congress: Cost; Development and Design Cost; Procurement Cost; Operational Effectiveness; Ship Construction; Shipyards; Nuclear-Propulsion Component Manufacturers; Environmental Impact; (4) Potential Options for Congress; (5) Legislative Activity for FY 2010. Charts and tables.