What aircraft were used on the aircraft carrier Essex?

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What are the uses of the aircraft carrier today?

WWII-Naval battles (Fleet actions); troop support; strategic strikes Vietnam War-Strategic strikes against North Vietnam & close air strikes for ground troops Today-Strikes ag

What are aircraft carriers?

They are very large warships which carry fighter and observation aeroplanes.

What is the first us aircraft carrier?

The USS Langley, converted from a coal ship when the US Navy switched from coal to oil after World War 1. The ship was named for American aviation pioneer Samuel P. Langley.

Who builds US aircraft carriers?

American Aircraft Carriers are built by Newport News Shipbuilding , which is a subsidiary of Northrop Grumond .

What aircrafts are on the aircraft carriers?

Both American and Japanese carriers had three types of airplanes: fighters, dive bombers, and torpedo bombers. Fighters were to provide protection for the carriers and other

What is the newest US aircraft carrier?

George H.W. Bush is the nation's 10th, and final, Nimitz-class carrier.

Where are the aircraft carriers?

Navy bases around the world.

How many aircraft carriers does the US have?

As of 2012: 11 . Enterprise class carriers: . Enterprise . Active Nimitz class carriers: . Nimitz . Dwight D. Eisenhower . Carl Vinson . Theodore Roosevelt .
In US Navy

What is the US aircraft carrier in the works?

The PCU Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is currently under construction as the lead ship of a new class of Carrier, designed to replace the Nimitz-class fleet at some point as the

Where are aircraft carriers?

There are aircraft carriers all over the world. America has about 16 of various types. Many other countries also have aircraft carriers.