What's New:
Eisenhower BattleGroup
2 More Carriers for SanDig
Kennedy Loses Sailor

Nick Braybrooke's Euro Navy Report 2

Nick Braybrooke's Euro Navy Report

Updated Carrier Locations
4th Year of Publication

Vol 5 No 1 January / February 2000
http://carrier-aviation-news.com
Eisenhower Deploys to Gulf
Update: February 22nd Carriers at a Glance:
 
Contents
Archive

 

the latest news

Truman: West Atlantic
Stennis: South China Sea
Washington: Norfolk
Lincoln: Bremerton
Roosevelt: Norfolk
Vinson: Pacific
Eisenhower: West Atlantic
Nimitz: Newport News
Kennedy: Gulf
Enterprise: Newport News
Constellation: SanDig
Kitty Hawk: Yokosuka
Invincible : Portsmouth
Illustrious : Gulf
Ark Royal : Rosyth

Carriers: Links
CVF Future UK Carrier
  CVX Future Carrier
Site for Future Carrier Studies
USS Intrepid
  
USS Saratoga (CV-3/60)
  
USS Hornet (CV-12)
  
USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31)
  
USS Midway (CV-41)
  
USS Wasp (CV-18)
  

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Carriers: Decommissioned
USS Independence (CV-62) 30 September 1998- San Diego
USS America (CV-66
)
9 Aug 1996 Reserve - Norfolk
USS Ranger (CV-61)
10 Jul 1995 Reserve - Bremerton
USS Saratoga (CV-60)
30 Sep 1994 Stricken - Philadelphia
USS Forrestal (AVT-59)
10 Sep 1993 Stricken - Philadelphia


February 18th: The USS Eisenhower Battlegroup departed for their Gulf/Med cruise today from Norfolk.

January 17th: The Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS ILLUSTRIOUS will sail on Monday 17th January to lead a naval task group on a routine training deployment to the Gulf. A series of goodwill visits are also to be undertaken.

Accompanying HMS ILLUSTRIOUS will be some ten ships. They comprise HMS GLOUCESTER, a Type 42 destroyer; HMS MONMOUTH, a Type 23 frigate; the TLAM-capable submarine, HMS TRIUMPH; the supply ship RFA FORT GEORGE and, a four ship MCM group. - Nick Braybrooke


Welcome to Carrier Aviation News, a regular newsletter that brings you the news around the Carrier Navy now in its 4th year. Want to contribute? then mail me David McCandless and maybe I can publish it here. Thanks to all those who have sent me mail and suggestions.

U.S. Carrier Locations

CVNX-78
Planned start in 2006
$110mill R&D for 1999

CVN-77
Planned start in 2001
$213mill for 1999
Only $50mill appropiated for 1998
$18mill appropiated for R&D 1997, a further $300m may be found in the current budget
Commissioning: 2008

Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Under Construction
Commissioning: 2002

USS Harry S Truman (CVN-75)
...more
Homeport: N.S. Norfolk
1998: Builders Sea Trials June9-12, Atlantic August19-26, CarQuals West Atlantic November2-18, Atlantic August 30, Nova Scotia October 4, Atlantic November1, December 3 - December 16
Schedule: Med Cruise August 2000

USS John C Stennis (CVN-74)
CVW-9 NG
WestPac Cruise 2000
...more
2000: Deployed January 5, EastPac January 18, Hong Kong February 8-12

Schedule:
WestPac cruise January 2000

USS George Washington (CVN-73)
CVW-17 AA
Homeport: N.S. Norfolk
. 1999: West Atlantic May, Atlantic July19-August 16, Fort Lauderdale October 4, Atlantic October 12, November1, December 1 - December 16
Schedule:

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
CVW-14 NK
1999: Everett Wash. May, San Francisco October 12
Milestones: 72000th Trap June 19 1998

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
CVW-8 AJ
Homeport: N.S. Norfolk

Med Cruise '99
1999: (JTFEX) 99-1, Feb. 12 - March 2, 1999, Depolyment March 26 Med Cruise '99, Adriatic Operation Allied Force April 6 - June23, Gulf July 19-August 23, Indian Ocean August 30, Rhodes September 4-8, Med September 14, Bermuda September 21 (tiger), Norfolk
Schedule:


USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
CVW-11 NH
...more
Homeport: N.S. Everett
1999: .EastPac August 2, San Diego September 3-7, Pacific (CarQuals) September 8-14, Bremerton September 20
Schedule: overhaul October

USS Eisenhower (CVN-69)
CVW-7 AG
Homeport: N.S. Norfolk
Med/Gulf Cruise '2000
2000: Deployed to Gulf February 18
Schedule:


USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
Schedule: from May 29 1998 Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH) at Newport News(33 months) to February 2001

USS John F Kennedy (CV-67)
CVW-1 AB
Med Cruise '99-'00
1999: deployed September 17 Med Cruise '99, Atlantic October 4, Med October 12, Gulf November 29 - January 19
Schedule:

USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
CVW-3 AC
Homeport:
N.S. Norfolk
1999
: Newport News, Overhaul
Schedule:

USS Constellation (CV-64)
CVW-2 NE
WestPac '99
1999
:  Sea of Japan July 9, WestPac August 2-16, Indian Ocean August 23, Gulf August 30 - November1, Indian Ocean November 29
Schedule:

USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)
CVW-5 NF
WestPac Cruise '99
Planned De-commissioning 2008
1999: South China Sea March2, Gulf June, Indian Ocean July 19, WestPac July 26, Indian Ocean August 2-16, Pacific Ocean August 23, November1


Russia

Admiral Kuznetsov
  Malta,'extended trials'

Spain
Principe De Asturias
  
Britain

HMS Invincible (R 07)
  1999: Refit Portsmouth October


HMS Illustrious (R 06)
 2000:  Deployed to Gulf January 17, Atlantic January 19


HMS Ark Royal (R08)
 1999:  Rosyth naval base major Refit October

CVF 1 / 2
100 million pounds awarded November 1999

France
Charles de Gaulle (R 91)
  Under Construction at Brest
Commissioning July 1999
Foch (R 99)
  Toulon Apr 97, Antalya Turkey October12 1998, Adriatic June 1999
Clemenceau (R 98)
Decommissioned
Jeanne D'Arc (R 97)
  Brest,Training for Officers

     


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