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The Navy's Next-Generation Warship Gets Two Critical Defensive Boosts

Check out the Independence-class LCS - A Rolling Airframe Missile launcher is mounted above the hangar for short-range defense against aircraft and cruise missiles, and .50-caliber gun mounts are provided topside

USS Yorktown (CV-5) sank on June 7, 1942 in the battle of Midway as a result of battle damage and Japanese torpedo hits.

Sinking a Carrier: Proof of Concept

USS Yorktown (CV-5) at the bottom, more than 3 miles down — deeper than the wrecks of the Titanic or Bismarck. Discovered in May 1998 by underwater explorer Robert Ballard.

Look at what our navy had during ww2! Made 15 years prior but still! War front because its a war ship

10847838_1562024240682030_241684963621999387_n.jpg (696×960) - USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor (Model)