Last update on Jul.17, 2024

Aircraft Carrier Locations
Ship
Air Wing
Locations and Remarks
Last
Update
USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
CVW-17
( NA )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
07Jul2024, departed Kitsap-Bremerton
07Jul-10Jul2024, EastPac
11Jul-12Jul2024, San Diego
13Jul-15Jul2024, Southern California Operating Areas
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2025, scheduled to decommission
Jul.17, 2024
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)
CVW-3
( AC )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
14Oct2023,
departed Norfolk for a scheduled deployment
to the U.S. European Command area of responsibility
in support of enhanced vigilance activities
and operations with NATO allies and partners
14Oct-17Oct2023, Virginia Capes Operating Areas
18Oct2023,
transited the Atlantic Ocean
to en route to Eastern Atlantic Ocean
19Oct-20Oct2023, Atlantic Ocean
28Oct2023,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar
28Oct-03Nov2023, Mediterranean Sea, en route to CENTCOM
04Nov2023,
transited the Suez Canal
04Nov-06Nov2023, Red Sea
07Nov2023,
transited the Bab el-Mandeb Strait
08Nov-15Nov2023, North Arabian Sea
16Nov-20Nov2023, Gulf of Oman
26Nov2023,
transited the Strait of Hormuz
26Nov-13Dec2023, Arabian Gulf
14Dec2023,
transited the Strait of Hormuz
14Dec-16Dec2023, North Arabian Sea
17Dec-31Dec2023, on station off the coast of Yemen, Gulf of Aden
31Dec2023,
transited the Bab el-Mandeb Strait
01Jan-22Apr2024, off the coast of Eritrea, Red Sea
23Apr-25Apr2024, northern Red Sea
26Apr2024
transited the Suez Canal
26Apr-27Apr2024, Eastern Mediterranean
28Apr-01May2024,
Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece
02May-04May2024, Eastern Mediterranean
05May2024,
transited the Suez Canal
05May-21Jun2024, Red Sea
22Jun2024,
transited the Suez Canal
22Jun-24Jun2024, Eastern Mediterranean
25Jun-28Jun2024,
Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Greece
29Jun-30Jun2024, Ionian Sea
01Jul-03Jul2024, Mediterranean Sea
04Jul2024,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar
05Jul-13Jul2024,
Atlantic Ocean en route to its homeport of Norfolk
14Jul2024,
returned to Norfolk
Jul.17, 2024
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)
CVW-2
( NE )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
12Jun2024, departed San Diego
12Jun-24Jun2024,
transited the Pacific Ocean
in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations
on its way to participate in exercise Rim of the Pacific 2024
25Jun-07Jul2024, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
08Jul-15Jul2024, Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2024
Jul.17, 2024
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
CVW-11
( NH )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
11Jan2024,
departed San Diego for a scheduled deployment
11Jan-15Jan2024, Southern California Operating Areas
16Jan-17Jan2024, transited the Pacific Ocean
20Jan-31Jan2024, Philippine Sea
01Feb-05Feb2024, transited the Philippine Sea
06Feb-12Feb2024, Apra Harbor, Naval Base Guam
18Feb-28Feb2024, Philippine Sea
29Feb2024, transited the Luzon Strait
28Feb-19Mar2024, South China Sea
20Mar-23Mar2024, RSS Singapura, Singapore
24Mar-01Apr2024, South China Sea
02Apr2021, transited the San Bernardino Strait
02Apr-09Apr2024, Philippine Sea
10Apr-12Apr2024, East China Sea
13Apr-14Apr2024, south of Kyushu, Japan
15Apr-16Apr2024, East China Sea
17Apr2024, Philippine Sea
18Apr-22Apr2024, South China Sea
23Apr2024, Gulf of Thailand
24Apr-27Apr2024, Laem Chabang, Thailand
28Apr-29Apr2024, Gulf of Thailand
30Apr-15May2024, South China Sea
16May-23May2024, RSS Singapura, Singapore
24May-02Jun2024, South China Sea
03Jun-04Jun2024, Sulu Sea
05Jun-13Jun2024, South China Sea
14Jun-16Jun2024, Philippine Sea
17Jun-18Jun2024, south of Okinawa, Japan
19Jun-21Jun2024, East China Sea
22Jun-25Jun2024, Busan Naval Base, South Korea
26Jun-02Jul2024, East China Sea
03Jul2024, transited the Luzon Strait
04Jul-06Jul2024, South China Sea
07Jul-08Jul2024, transited the Strait of Malacca
09Jul-11Jul2024, Indian Ocean
12Jul2024, arrived in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations
15Jul2024, Gulf of Oman
Jul.17, 2024
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)
CVW-9
( NG )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
11Jul2024,
departed San Diego to begin a planned Pacific deployment
11Jul-15Jul2024, Southern California Operating Areas
Jul.17, 2024
USS George Washington (CVN 73)
CVW-7
( AG )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Jul1992-Aug2008)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2008-Aug2015)
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Aug2015-Apr2024)
Home Port change : Norfolk to Yokosuka, Japan
25Apr2024,
departed Norfolk
en route its new homeport of Yokosuka, Japan
via South America
25Apr-28Apr2024, Western Atlantic
29Apr-30Apr2024, Mayport
01May-06May2024, sailing to the Caribbean Sea
07May-09May2024,
in the Atlantic Ocean, east of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
10May-12May2024,
in the Atlantic Ocean, norteast of South America
13May-19May2024,
in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Brazil
20May-23May2024,
anchored in Guanabara Bay, Niteroi, Brazil
for a scheduled port visit to Rio de Janeiro
24May2024,
in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro
25May-26May2024,
in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Brazil
27May-28May2024,
in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Southern Brazil
29May2024,
in the Atlantic Ocean, off the coast of Argentine Republic
30May-31May2024,
exercise PASSEX "Gringo-Gaucho II" with the Argentine Navy
01Jun-04Jun2024,
Strait of Magellan, Republic of Chile
05Jun2024,
transited the Strait of Magellan
06Jun-13Jun2024,
in the South Sea, off the west coast of Republic of Chile
14Jun-17Jun2024,
in the South Sea, off the northern coast of Republic of Chile
18Jun2024,
in the South Sea, off the coast of Peru
19Jun2024,
bilateral exercises with the Peruvian Navy
in the south of Lima, Peru
20Jun-23Jun2024, anchored off the coast of Callao, Peru
24Jun2024,
in the South Sea, off the coast of Peru
25Jun2024, crossed the equator
26Jun-01Jul2024,
in the Eastern Pacific, off the coast of Republic of Colombia
04Jul2024,
in the Eastern Pacific, off the coast of Guatemala
05Jul-07Jul2024, in the Eastern Pacific
08Jul2024,
in the Eastern Pacific,
off the coast of Punta Quebrada,
Estado de Baja California Surco, Mexico
09Jul2024, in the Eastern Pacific
10Jul2024,
arrived in San Diego for a scheduled port visit
before transiting the Pacific Ocean
en route its new home port of Yokosuka, Japan
as the replacement for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)
Jul.17, 2024
USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
06May2021,
moved from Naval Station Norfolk to Newport News Shipyard
for a Refueling and Complex Overhaul (RCOH)
10Aug2021, removed arresting gear engine
08Apr2024,
moved to an outfitting berth
at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Virginia
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
RCOH is expected to be completed by August 2025
Apr.17, 2024
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)
CVW-1
( AB )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
04Jun2024, departed Norfolk
05Jun2024, returned to Norfolk
10Jun2024, departed Norfolk
10Jun-21Jun2024
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications (FRS-CQ)
in the Virginia Capes Operating Areas
22Jun2024, returned to Norfolk
Jun.26, 2024
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)
CVW-5
( NF )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log (Jul2003-Aug2015)
Home Port change : Yokosuka, Japan to Bremerton, WA.
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
16May2024,
departed Yokosuka
for an annual Summer Patrol
and a homeport change to Bremerton, WA.
16May-20May2024,
Carrier Qualifications in the waters south of Japan
21May-23May2024, in the waters south of Japan
24May2024, started its Pacific transit
25May-03Jun2024, Philippine Sea
04Jun-09Jun2024, in the waters south of Japan
10Jun-18Jun2024, Philippine Sea
19Jun-22Jun2024, Apra Harbor, Naval Base Guam
23Jun-26Jun2024, Middle Pacific
01Jul-02Jul2024,
Hawaiian Islands Operating Area,
U.S. 3rd Fleet Area of Operations
03Jul-14Jul2024, U.S. 3rd Fleet Area of Operations
15Jul2024, Southern California Operating Areas
Jul.17, 2024
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
29Nov2023,
Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
at General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk
PIA is expected to be completed by July 2024
Jan.17, 2024
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)
CVW-8
( AJ )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
02May2023,
departed Norfolk on the first global deployment
02May-08May2023, Virginia Capes Operating Areas
09May-14May2023, Atlantic Ocean
15May-20May2023, Eastern Atlantic Ocean
21May-23May2023, North Sea
24May2023,
transited the Oslo fjord for its first port call in Oslo, Norway
24May-28May2023,
anchored off the south of Oslo, Norway
29May-01Jun2023, North Sea
02Jun-03Jun2023, Norwegian Sea
04Jun-06Jun2023, Baltic Operations 2023 in the Norwegian Sea
07Jun-10Jun2023, North Sea
11Jun-12Jun2023, Celtic Sea
13Jun2023, Eastern Atlantic Ocean
14Jun2023, Bay of Biscay
15Jun2023,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar
15Jun-17Jun2023, Western Mediterranean Sea
18Jun-19Jun2023, Ionian Sea
20Jun-25Jun2023, Adriatic Sea
26Jun-29Jun2023,
anchored off the coast of Split, Croatia
30Jun-07Jul2023, Adriatic Sea
08Jul-10Jul2023, Ionian Sea
11Jul-22Jul2023, Adriatic Sea
23Jul-24Jul2023, Ionian Sea
25Jul-26Jul2023, Saronic Gulf
27Jul-30Jul2023,
anchored in Phaleron Bay, off the coast of Piraeus, Greece
31Jul2023, Saronic Gulf
01Aug2023, southwest of Crete, Med
02Aug2023, Ionian Sea
03Aug-10Aug2023, east of Sicily, Med
11Aug2023, Ionian Sea
12Aug-18Aug2023, Adriatic Sea
19Aug2023, Ionian Sea
20Aug-24Aug2023, south coast of Crete, Med
25Aug-28Aug2023,
anchored off the coast of Antalya, Turkey
29Aug-01Sep2023, south coast of Crete, Med
02Sep-03Sep2023, Ionian Sea
04Sep-16Sep2023, Adriatic Sea
17Sep-20Sep2023,
anchored off the coast of Trieste, Italy
21Sep-22Sep2023, Adriatic Sea
23Sep-24Sep2023, Ionian Sea
25Sep-01Oct2023, Adriatic Sea
02Oct-04Oct2023, Ionian Sea
05Oct-07Oct2023, Western Mediterranean Sea
08Oct2023,
order to sail to Eastern Mediterranean
10Oct2023,
arrived in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea,
in order to deter any actor seeking to escalate the situation
or widen this war
10Oct-15Nov2023, Eastern Mediterranean Sea
16Nov-20Nov2023, Mediterranean Sea
21Oct-01Dec2023, Eastern Mediterranean Sea
02Dec-05Dec2023, Souda Bay, Greece
06Dec-25Dec2023, Eastern Mediterranean Sea
27Dec-30Dec2023, Souda Bay, Greece
31Dec2023-02Jan2024, Eastern Mediterranean Sea
03Jan-04Jan2024, Mediterranean Sea
05Jan2024
transited the Strait of Gibraltar
05Jan-16Jan2024, in the Atlantic Ocean and on its way home
17Jan2024,
returned to Norfolk
Jan.24, 2024
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Constructed and Proposed)
USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)
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
22Aug2015,
keel was laid
25Aug2015,
celebrated the keel laying
28Sep2018,
The final piece of the underwater hull of CVN 79
is lowered into place
29May2019,
588-metric-ton island superstructure was placed
29Oct2019,
the dry dock was flooded
07Dec2019,
John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) was christened
at Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding
(HII-NNS)
16Dec2019,
moved from Dry Dock 12 to Pier 3,
where the ship would undergo final completion and outfitting
11Feb2022,
scheduled to projected to begin testing
Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS)
in later 2022
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31Jul2025, planned delivery
Jun.28, 2023
USS Enterprise (CVN 80)
24Aug2017,
Celebrates Ceremonial Steel-Cut
at Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding
(HII-NNS)
05Apr2022,
laying the keel, with no ceremony
27Aug2022,
official keel-laying ceremony
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
Nov2025, scheduled to be launched
Mar2028, planned delivery
Oct.5, 2022
USS Doris Miller (CVN 81)
20Jan2020,
Naming Ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
25Aug2021,
the First Cut of Steel ceremony at Newport News Shipbuilding
07Jun2023,
U.S. Navy awarded General Atomics a $1.204-billion
contract modification to build
the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS)
and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG)
for the future USS Doris Miller (CVN 81)
-------[ Planned ]-------------------------
Jan2026, Laid down
Oct2029, Launched
2032, Commissioned
Dec.20, 2023
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Retired)
USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) 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
09Mar2021,
arrived at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
to be put in dry dock and have the hull scraped of marine life
before being towed to her final destination
06Oct2021,
were sold for one-cent to International Shipbreaking Limited
Nov.3, 2021
USS Constellation (CV 64) 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
USS Enterprise (CVN 65) 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
USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) 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
06Oct2021,
were sold for one-cent to International Shipbreaking Limited
Nov.3, 2021

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