Last update on Aug.24, 2016

Aircraft Carrier Locations
Ship
Air Wing
Locations and Remarks
Last
Update
CVN-68 Nimitz
CVW-11
( NH )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
07Jan2015,
arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton
for a 16-month Drydocking planned maintenance period
at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF)
Jan.14, 2015
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower
CVW-3
( AC )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
01Jun2016,
departed Norfolk for a scheduled Middle East deployment
01Jun-07Jun2016, Lant
08Jun2016,
entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations
08Jun-12Jun2016, EastLant
13Jun2016, transited the Strait of Gibraltar
13Jun-16Jun2016, Med
17Jun-22Jun2016, Naples, Italy
23Jun-07Jul2016, Med
08Jul2016,
transited the Suez Canal,
entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations
08Jul-11Jul2016, Red Sea
12Jul2016, Gulf of Aden
13Jul-20Jul2016, North Arabian Sea
21Jul2016, transited the Straight of Hormuz
21Jul-12Aug2016, Persian Gulf
13Aug-16Aug2016, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Bahrain
17Aug-23Aug2016, Persian Gulf
Aug.24, 2016
CVN-70 Carl Vinson
CVW-2
( NE )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
08Jul2016, departed San Diego
08Jul-21Jul2016,
Tailored Ship's Training Availability
and Final Evaluation Period (TSTA/FEP)
off the coast of southern California
22Jul-04Aug2016,
Fleet Battle Experiment (FBE)
for the future Navy variant CMV-22B Osprey
off the coast of southern California
05Aug-10Aug2016,
off the coast of southern California
11Aug2016, returned to San Diego
16Aug2016, departed San Diego
17Aug2016, returned to San Diego
Aug.24, 2016
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
CVW-17
( NA )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
20Feb2016, departed San Diego
20Feb-08Mar2016,
Carrier Qualifications with CVW-17 and offload ordnance,
off the coast of southern California
09Mar2016, returned to San Diego
Mar.16, 2016
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
28Mar2013,
moved to Drydock 11
at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding
to begin a three-and-a-half year RCOH
03Nov2014,
returned to the water, after entering the dry dock
-------[ RCOH Schedule ]-------------------------
Nov2016, RCOH is scheduled to be completed
Nov.5, 2014
CVN-73 George Washington
 
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Jul1992-Aug2008)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2008-Aug2015)
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
14Aug2016, departed Norfolk
14Aug-23Aug2016,
F-35C's developmental test III (DT-III) phase,
off the coast of Virginia
Aug.24, 2016
CVN-74 John C. Stennis
CVW-9
( NG )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
15Jan2016,
departed Bremerton for a scheduled deployment
to the Western Pacific area of operations
15Jan-17Jan2016, EastPac
18Jan-19Jan2016, San Diego
20Jan-25Jan2016, Pac
26Jan-29Jan2016, Hawaii Operating Area
01Feb-03Feb2016, Pac
04Feb2016, entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility
04Feb-13Feb2016, WestPac
14Feb-16Feb2016, Apra Harbor, Guam
17Feb-29Feb2016, WestPac
01Mar2016, transited the Luzon Strait
01Mar-06Mar2016, South China Sea
07Mar2016, transited the Luzon Strait
07Mar-12Mar2016, East China Sea
13Mar-17Mar2016, Busan, Republic of Korea
18Mar-30Mar2016, East China Sea
31Mar2016, transited the Bashi Channel
01Apr-18Apr2016, South China Sea
19Apr-22Apr2016, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
23Apr-19May2016, South China Sea
20May2016, Subic Bay
21May-25May2016,
anchored off the coast of Manila, Republic of the Philippines
26May-06Jun2016, South China Sea
07Jun2016, transited the Luzon Strait
08Jun-17Jun2016, East China Sea
18Jun-19Jun2016,
JCS CSG and RR CSG Double Down
in the east of Okinawa, Japan
20Jun-24Jun2016, WestPac
25Jun2016,
entered the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations
26Jun-28Jun2016, Pac
29Jun-10Jul2016, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
11Jul-01Aug2016,
RIMPAC2016 in the Hawaii operating area
02Aug-04Aug2016, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
05Aug-09Aug2016, Tiger Cruise
10Aug-11Aug2016, San Diego
11Aug-13Aug2016, second Tiger Cruise
14Aug2016, returned to Bremerton
Aug.17, 2016
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman
CVW-7
( AG )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
15Aug2016, departed Norfolk
15Aug-17Aug2016,
ammo offload with the USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5)
and USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)
18Aug2016, returned to Norfolk
Aug.24, 2016
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan
CVW-5
( NF )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log (Jul2003-Aug2015)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
04Jun2016, departed Yokosuka
04Jun-12Jun2016, local waters off Japan
13Jun-17Jun2016, East China Sea
18Jun-19Jun2016,
JCS CSG and RR CSG Double Down
in east of Okinawa, Japan
20Jun-30Jun2016, East China Sea
01Jul-20Jul2016, South China Sea
21Jul-25Jul2016, local waters off Japan
26Jul2016, returned to Yokosuka
Aug.3, 2016
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush
CVW-8
( AJ )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
08Aug2016, departed Norfolk
08Aug-17Aug2016, WestLant
18Aug2016, returned to Norfolk
22Aug2016, departed Norfolk
22Aug-23Aug2016, WestLant
Aug.24, 2016
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Constructed and Proposed)
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Actual construction is to begin in 3 January 2007
at Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard.

16Jun2006,
An amendment added
to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2007
proposes that CVN-78,
the first ship in the CVN-78 class,
be named for the 38th president "Gerald Ford"
05Sep2006,
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
and the Program Executive Officer (PEO)
held a signature and awards ceremony
at the Washington Navy Yard
to commemorate the certification
of the ship specifications
16Jan2007,
held the official naming ceremony
of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78),
the first aircraft carrier in the Ford class of carriers
10Sep2008,
The Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding
a $5.1 billion contract to begin construction
14Nov2009,
the keel laying and authentication ceremony
24May2012,
The final keel section,
680-metric-ton, 60-foot-tall lower bow unit
was joined to the other keel sections
and was the last major section of the ship installed
below the waterline
11Jul2013,
welded a time capsule inside the flight deck control room
11Oct2013,
flooded Dry Dock 12
to float the first in USS Gerald R. Ford
09Nov2013,
held a christening ceremony
at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding
in Newport News
17Nov2013,
launch and transit to Newport News Shipyard pier 3
for the final stages of construction and testing
12May2015,
completed 22 no-load tests
of Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS)
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
the second quarter of FY2016, expect to commission
2017, slated to complete Initial Operational Test & Evaluation
before entering service
Jun.3, 2015
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
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2013 : the full scale construction contract is expected to begin
FY2018 : Launched
FY2022 : Commissioned
Aug.6, 2014
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
late Sep. 2003, mothballed in Bremerton
Sep.17, 2003
CVN-65 Enterprise Back log
01Dec2012,
inactivation ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk
20Jun2013,
final homecoming
to Newport News Shipbuilding for inactivation
Jun.26, 2013
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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