Pictures of the day: 12 February 2013

Aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), USS Enterprise (CVN 65), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) are in port at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia Picture: REUTERS/U.S. Navy/MC2 Ernest R. Scott

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USS Helena Sub Back in Norfolk. US Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) returned to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk from a deployment May 15. Under the command of Cmdr. Jeffrey E. Lamphear, the submarine returned from the U.S. European Command and U.S. Central Command areas of responsibility, where the crew executed the chief of naval operation’s maritime strategy in conducting maritime security operations supporting national security interests. During the…

Norfolk naval base aerial 1985 with (l-r) USS America (CV 66), USS John F Kennedy (CV 67), USS Nimitz (CVN 68), USS Eisenhower (CVN 69) and other ships

The nuclear-powered Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Albany returns to Naval Station Norfolk

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) recently welcomed USS La Jolla (SSN 701) for conversion from an operational fast-attack submarine into a moored training ship (MTS). MTSs are nuclear training platforms used to qualify new nuclear operators. La Jolla and USS San Francisco (SSN 711) are the next-generation MTSs for the Nuclear Power Training Unit in Charleston, South Carolina. La Jolla’s conversion process will require two complete hull cuts, separating the ship into three pieces, recycling a…

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Stunning pictures of America's aircraft carriers

A repülőgép-hordozó USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) indul Naval Station Norfolk menetrend szerinti telepítési on március 11, 2015

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Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) as the ship arrives at Naval Station Norfolk

This Is Why the US Navy Is the Most Formidable Naval Force In the World

Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

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Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Helena (SSN 725) returned to its homeport at Naval Station Norfolk from a regularly scheduled deployment, Oct. 15.

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