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!
Rare occurrence at Norfolk Naval Base, Norfolk, VA. - Aircraft Carriers - USS John C. Stem is (CVN-74) - USS George Washington (CVN-73) - USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) - USS Enterprise (CVN-65) - USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN-69)
he aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) makes its approach pierside at Naval Station Norfolk after a six-month deployment to the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of responsibility. US Navy Photo
USS Kauffman (FFG-59) departs Naval Station Norfolk for its final deployment. US Navy Photo The U.S. Navy’s penultimate frigate is slated to decommission today in a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va., the service said in a statement. USS Kauffman (FFG-59) returned from the last Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG-7) frigate deployment in July and following today’s ceremony will be put up for foreign military sale (FMS).