How do aircraft carriers float if they are so big?

Answer Aircraft carriers are amongst the largest of military ships. Even so, many oil tankers, container ships and some cruise ships are larger than the largest aircraft carriers. All ships float based up... Read More »

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How many aircraft carriers?

Visit your local Navy Recruiter. They can provide you the information to allow you to make an informed decision. If you wish to become an officer, the process requires a college education, but you ... Read More »

How fast are aircraft carriers?

The US Navy's Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carriers can generally hit a top speed of 30+ knots. Current carriers from other countries generally have top speed in the 25-28 knot range.

Aircraft Carriers in the Gulf War?

The Gulf War occurred in and around Iraq during the early 1990s, and aircraft carriers were essential to the U.S. and United Nations offensive. Six U.S. aircraft carriers were on active duty in the... Read More »

How can Aircraft Carriers take a lot of punishments?

Becuase Aircraft Carriers are super huge and they can handle lots of powers. Aircraft Carriers don't sink one hit, they sink by taking lots of punishments. They even sink if you aim for the weakest... Read More »