Last update on Oct.18, 2017

Aircraft Carrier Locations
Ship
Air Wing
Locations and Remarks
Last
Update
CVN-68 Nimitz
CVW-11
( NH )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
01Jun2017, departed Bremerton
01Jun-03Jun2017, EastPac
04Jun2017, San Diego, embarked the aviation squadrons of CVW-11
05Jun2017, departed San Diego
05Jun-16Jun2017, EastPac
17Jun-20Jun2017, Hawaii Operating Area, off the coast of Oahu
21Jun2017,
entered the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Operations (AOO)
21Jun-27Jun2017, U.S. 7th Fleet AOO
28Jun-02Jul2017, Philippine Sea
03Jul2017,
transited the Surigao Strait southbound
03Jul-04Jul2017, Sulu Sea
05Jul-06Jul2017, South China Sea
06Jul2017,
transited the Singapore Strait westbound
07Jul2017,
transited the Strait of Malacca
07Jul-08Jul2017, Bay of Bengal
09Jul-12Jul2017,
anchored off the coast of Chennai, India
for the exercise Malabar 2017 in-port portions
with the Indian Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
13Jul-17Jul2017,
exercise Malabar 2017 in the Bay of Bengal
with the Indian Navy and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
17Jul2017,
completed exercise Malabar 2017 in the Bay of Bengal
18Jul2017, Bay of Bengal
19Jul-23Jul2017, Arabian Sea
24Jul2017,
transited the Strait of Hormuz
24Jul-25Aug2017, Persian Gulf
26Aug-29Aug2017, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Bahrain
30Aug-25Sep2017, Persian Gulf
26Sep-29Sep2017, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
30Sep-17Oct2017, Persian Gulf
Oct.18, 2017
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower
CVW-3
( AC )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
05Aug2017,
entered the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth
for a six-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
Aug.9, 2017
CVN-70 Carl Vinson
CVW-2
( NE )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
31Jul2017, departed San Diego
31Jul-07Aug2017,
FRS carrier qualifications off the coast of southern California
08Aug2017, returned to San Diego
17Oct2017, departed San Diego
Oct.18, 2017
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
CVW-17
( NA )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
06Oct2017,
departed San Diego for a scheduled Middle East deployment
06Oct-17Oct2017, EastPac
Oct.18, 2017
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln
CVW-7
( AG )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
08Sep2017, departed Norfolk
08Sep-14Sep2017,
Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster Response operations
in the wake of Hurricane Irma
15Sep2017, returned to Norfolk
03Oct2017, departed Norfolk
03Oct-06Oct2017, WestLant
07Oct2017, returned to Norfolk
Oct.11, 2017
CVN-73 George Washington
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Jul1992-Aug2008)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2008-Aug2015)
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
04Aug2017,
entered the Dry Dock
at the HII Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va.,
for a four-year Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH)
Aug.16, 2017
CVN-74 John C. Stennis
CVW-9
( NG )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
01Sep2017, departed Bremerton
01Sep-03Sep2017, EastPac
04Sep2017, San Diego
05Sep-10Sep2017,
flight deck certification and CVW-9 carrier qualifications,
off the coast of southern California
11Sep-12Sep2017, San Diego
13Sep-17Sep2017,
flight deck certification and CVW-9 carrier qualifications,
off the coast of southern California
18Sep2017, San Diego
19Sep-21Sep2017, EastPac
22Sep2017, returned to Bremerton
Sep.27, 2017
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman
CVW-1
( AB )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
19Aug2017, departed Norfolk
19Aug-23Aug2017, off the coast of North Carolina
23Aug2017,
completed Flight Deck Certification along with CVW-1
24Aug-30Aug2017, off the coast of North Carolina
31Aug2017, returned to Norfolk
06Sep2017, departed Norfolk
06Sep-21Sep2017,
FRS, CTW-1 and CTW-2 carrier qualifications,
ammo onload with the USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE-5),
in the WestLant
22Sep2017, returned to Norfolk
11Oct2017, departed Norfolk
11Oct-17Oct2017,
Tailored Ship's Training Availability and Final Evaluation Period (TSTA/FEP),
off the coast of North Carolina
Oct.18, 2017
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan
CVW-5
( NF )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log (Jul2003-Aug2015)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
08Sep2017, departed Yokosuka
09Sep-12Sep2017, Carrier Qualifications, waters south of Japan
13Sep-14Sep2017, eastern sea of Okinawa, Japan
15Sep-28Sep2017, Philippine Sea
29Sep-01Oct2017, South China Sea
02Oct-05Oct2017, anchored in Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong
06Oct-07Oct2017, South China Sea
08Oct-15Oct2017, East China Sea
16Oct-17Oct2017, waters east and west of the Korean Peninsula
Oct.18, 2017
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush
CVW-8
( AJ )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
21Jan2017,
departed Norfolk for a scheduled Middle East deployment
21Jan-28Jan2017, Lant
29Jan2017,
entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations
29Jan-01Feb2017, EastLant
02Feb2017,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar
02Feb-05Feb2017, Med
06Feb-10Feb2017, Souda Bay, Crete, Greece
11Feb-24Feb2017, Med
25Feb-04Mar2017, Souda Bay, Crete, Greece
05Mar-09Mar2017, Med
10Mar2017,
transited the Suez Canal, and entered the 5th Fleet AOO
10Mar-12Mar2017, Red Sea
13Mar-20Mar2017, North Arabian Sea
21Mar2017,
transited the Strait of Hormuz
21Mar-11Apr2017, Persian Gulf
12Apr-15Apr2017, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
16Apr-13May2017, Persian Gulf
13May-16May2017, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
17May-28Jun2017, Persian Gulf
29May2017,
transited the Strait of Hormuz
29May-01Jun2017, North Arabian Sea
02Jun-04Jun2017, Red Sea
05Jun2017,
transited the Suez Canal, and entered the 6th Fleet AOO
05Jun-30Jun2017, Med
01Jul-04Jul2017, anchored off the coast of Haifa, Israel
05Jul-23Jul2017, Med
24Jul2017,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar
25Jul-26Jul2017, EastLant
27Jul-31Jul2017, Portsmouth, England
01Aug-09Aug2017,
exercise Saxon Warrior 2017 (SW17) in the Northern Atlantic Ocean
10Aug2017, concluded SW17
11Aug2017,
transited the Dover Strait southbound
12Aug2017,
transited the English Channel westbound
13Aug-18Aug2017, Lant
19Aug2017, Mayport
19Aug-21Aug2017, Tiger Cruise
21Aug2017, returned to Norfolk
Aug.23, 2017
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford
 
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
22Jul2017,
45th President of the United States Donald J. Trump
christened the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) at the christening ceremony
at Newport News Shipbuilding
28Jul2017, departed Norfolk
29Jul2017, returned to Norfolk
02Aug2017, departed Norfolk
02Aug-16Aug2017,
testing and evaluation operations off the Virginia coast
17Aug2017, returned to Norfolk
30Sep2017, departed Norfolk
30Sep-08Oct2017,
testing and evaluation operations off the Virginia coast
09Oct2017, returned to Norfolk
Oct.11, 2017
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Constructed and Proposed)
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy
15Jan2009,
Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard
received a $374 million cost type contract award
for construction preparation of the CVN-79
25Feb2011,
"First Cut of Steel" ceremony
at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News
20Mar2012,
proposed budget being considered by Congress
would change that date
to September 2022 from September 2020
13Sep2013,
$4 billion construction contract could be delayed a year
Instead, the Navy will pay an additional $296 million
to extend a 2010 advanced construction contract
25Aug2015, celebrated the keel laying
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2018 : Launched
FY2022 : Commissioned
Aug.2, 2017
CVN-80 Enterprise -------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2018 : Laid down
FY2023 : Launched
FY2025 : Commissioned
FY2027 : replace CVN-68 Nimitz
Dec.5, 2012
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Retired)
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Back log
31Jan2009,
decommissioning ceremony
at Naval Base Kitsap Pier D in Bremerton
12May2009,
decommissioned at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
& Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton
May 20, 2009
CV-64 Constellation Back log
07Aug2003, decommissioned at San Diego
12Sep2003,
departed San Diego
late Sep. 2003,
arrived at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton for mothballed
08Aug2014,
departed Bremerton under tow
16Jan2015,
arrived at International Shipbreaking Ltd, Brownsville, TX.,
began the deconstruction process
17May2017,
the last piece of the vessel was removed
Jun.14, 2017
CVN-65 Enterprise Back log
01Dec2012,
inactivation ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk
20Jun2013,
final homecoming
to Newport News Shipbuilding for inactivation
03Feb2017,
decommissioned at Newport News Shipbuilding
Feb.15, 2017
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Back log
23Mar2007,
decommissioned at Naval Station Mayport
30Sep2007,
formally decommissioned at Naval Station Norfolk

22Mar2008,
towed into the Port of Philadelphia
at the Navy Inactive Ships Maintenance Facility
Mar.26, 2008

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