Last update on Aug.16, 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-15Aug2017, Persian Gulf
Aug.16, 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
Aug.16, 2017
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
CVW-17
( NA )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
01Aug2017, departed San Diego
01Aug-15Aug2017,
Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX)
off the coast of southern California
Aug.16, 2017
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln
CVW-7
( AG )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
01Jun2017, departed Norfolk
01Jun-11Jun2017,
CVW-7 carrier qualifications and flight deck certification,
off the coast of North Carolina
12Jun2017, returned to Norfolk
Jun.14, 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
16Feb2017,
entered Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF)
21Jul2017,
combat systems department completed a major readiness assessment
11Aug2017, departed PSNS & IMF
11Aug-12Aug2017, sea trials off the west coast
13Aug2017, returned to Bremerton
Aug.16, 2017
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman
CVW-1
( AB )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
25Aug2016,
entered the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va.,
for 11-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
21Jul2017, departed Norfolk Naval Shipyard for Sea Trials
21Jul-24Jul2017, Sea Trials off the Virginia coast
25Jul2017, returned to Norfolk
Aug.2, 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)
16May2017, departed Yokosuka
17May-22May2017, Carrier Qualifications off the coast of Japan
23May-30May2017, off the coast of Japan
31May2017, transited the Tsugaru Strait westbound
31May-01Jun2017, Sea of Japan
01Jun2017,
U.S. Dual-Carrier Operations in the Sea of Japan,
with Japan Maritime Self Defense Force
02Jun-04Jun2017, Sea of Japan
05Jun2017, transited the Korean Strait
06Jun-09Jun2017, eastern sea of Okinawa, Japan
10Jun-11Jun2017, Philippine Sea
12Jun2017, transited the Luzon Strait
12Jun-16Jun2017, South China Sea
17Jun-20Jun2017, RSS Singapura
21Jun-07Jul2017, South China Sea
08Jul-22Jul2017,
participated in exercise Talisman Saber 2017
off the coast of Australia, Coral Sea
23Jul-27Jul2017, Brisbane, Australia
28Jul-05Aug2017, U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations
06Aug-08Aug2017, off the coast of Japan
09Aug2017, returned to Yokosuka
Aug.16, 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-15Aug2017, Lant
Aug.16, 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-15Aug2017, off the coast of North Carolina
Aug.16, 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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