America’s Most Advanced Aircraft Carrier
An aircraft carrier is not a mere big vessel that is equipped to engage in warfare. With never-ending territorial disputes worldwide, the aircraft carrier is a symbol of prestige and power for the navies across the world. These new ‘battleships’ have been one of the biggest assets to the warfare merchandise of all nations. Ever since their inception, these ships have made a huge difference for the defense system of several countries. #usmilitaryanalysis
Known as floating air bases, these giant aircraft carriers are equipped with a full-length flight deck capable of carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft. Acting as the capital ship of a naval fleet in a waterfront, these vessels can carry numerous aircraft including fighters, strike aircraft, and helicopters, etc.
Currently, most of the world powers are operating or building technologically advanced aircraft carriers to safeguard their maritime rights and interests. There are a total of 41 active aircraft carriers in operation by thirteen navies across the world.
While the US Navy has the most number of -eleven -aircraft carriers in service, the navies of China, India, France, Russia, and the UK operate a single aircraft carrier each. In addition, counties such as Japan, France, Australia, Egypt, Brazil, South Korea, and Thailand operate a total of fourteen small carriers that are capable of only carrying helicopters.
Here is a list of top 7 most notable aircraft carriers currently in service around the world.
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