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Sorry Folks, bought myself a new house and have been unplugged for a few weeks, updates will commence in a few days.

 

4th Year of Publication

Vol 5 No 3 May / June 2000
http://carrier-aviation-news.com
Standing the Watch
Update: July 6th Carriers at a Glance:
 
Contents
Archive

 

the latest news

Truman: Norfolk
Stennis: Gulf
Washington: Atlantic
Lincoln: North Island
Roosevelt: Norfolk
Vinson: Bremerton
Eisenhower: Adriatic
Nimitz: Newport News
Kennedy: Mayport
Enterprise: Atlantic
Constellation: SanDig
Kitty Hawk: Phillipine Sea
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


 


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
2000: Atlantic March 13-20, Norfolk April 10
Schedule: Med Cruise November 2000

USS John C Stennis (CVN-74)
CVW-9 NG / CCG 7
WestPac Cruise 2000
...more
2000: Deployed January 5, EastPac January 18, Hong Kong February 8-12, Gulf March 7-13, Bahrain March 20, Gulf April 3, Jebel Ali April 12, May 1
Schedule:

USS George Washington (CVN-73)
CVW-17 AA
Homeport: N.S. Norfolk
2000: COMPUTEX Atlantic March 8 - April 8, Key West March 20, Gulf of Mexico April 3, Norfolk April 7, JTFEX May 2 - 20
Schedule: Med Cruise June 21

USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
CVW-14 NK
2000: EastPac April 3 (CarQuals), North Island April 12, Victoria, British Columbia April 13-17, Tiger Cruise April 17, Everett April 19
Milestones: 72000th Trap June 19 1998
Schedule: WestPac Cruise August 2000

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
Homeport: N.S. Norfolk
2000: Overhaul January - July
Schedule:


USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
CVW-11 NH
...more
Homeport: N.S. Everett
2000: Overhaul October 1999 - October 2000 ($230m).
Schedule:

USS Eisenhower (CVN-69)
CVW-7 AG / CCDG 8
Homeport: N.S. Norfolk
Med/Gulf Cruise '2000
2000: Deployed to Gulf February 18, Adriatic Sea March 6, Trieste March 10, Med March 20-31 (Juniper Stallion March 20-29 off Israel) Souda Bay Crete March 30 - April 3, Med April 12, Haifa, Israel April 14 - 17, Corfu, Greece April 23, Dubrovnic Croatia May 1 -5
Schedule: Homecoming August 18


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 / CCG 6
2000: Gulf November 29 - March 1, Red Sea March 7, Med March 13, Homecoming Mayport March 19.
Schedule: Independence Day in New York

USS Enterprise (CVN-65)
CVW-8 AJ
Homeport:
N.S. Norfolk
2000
: Norfolk April 20, Atlantic May 1
Schedule: Med Cruise 2001

USS Constellation (CV-64)
CVW-2 NE
WestPac '99
2000
:  North Island April 10
Schedule:

USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63)
CVW-5 NF
WestPac Cruise '99
Planned De-commissioning 2008
2000: Yokosuka April 10, Spring Cruise April 11 - July, Guam April 17


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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