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What does CVN mean for a US Navy ship?

Is is an acronym that means: C = Carrier V = Vessel N = Nuclear Actually, it's not technically an acronym. The U.S. navy assigns letter designations to different type (MORE)

How do the f-16 operate on a CVN?

F-16s are part of the United States Air Force, not the United States Navy. F-16s are incapable of operating with an aircraft carrier due to the fact that they do not have th (MORE)

What military awards and decorations has the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise CVN-65 received?

As of 7-14-11 The USS Enterprise CVAN/CVN-65 has received the: Combat Action Ribbon 5 awards Joint Service Meritorious Service Award Navy Unit Commendation 4 awards Meritorio (MORE)

Who were the Commanding Officers of USS Enterprise CVN 65 in 1963?

There were 2 CO's commanding USS Enterprise (CVN-65), the world's first Nuclear Carrier, in 1963: Captain Vincent P. de Poix - Plank Owner - November 11, 1961 (Commissioning (MORE)
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What does cvn mean on aircraft carriers?

CV = Carrier Vessel. CV was originally used for normal large Carriers while CVL was used for Light Carriers that embarked a smaller Airwing than large Carriers and CVE was use (MORE)
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Who designed the USS Enterprise CVN 65?

Between 1940 and 1974, all Navy ships were designed by the Navy's Bureau of Ships (BuShips), and they were responsible for the overall design and construction of the Big E. (MORE)