Last update on Oct.28, 2020

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
27Apr2020,
departed Kitsap-Bremerton
for a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX)
27Apr-30Apr2020, EastPac
01May-05May2020, San Diego
06May-02Jun2020,
composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX),
Southern California Operating Areas
03Jun-07Jun2020, San Diego
08Jun2020,
deployed from San Diego
in support of global maritime security operations
08Jun-13Jun2020, EastPac
14Jun-16Jun2020, Hawaii operating areas
17Jun2020, arrived in the U.S. 7th Fleet Area of Operations
18Jun-20Jun2020, Philippine Sea
21Jun-23Jun2020,
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
and USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Carrier Strike Groups
conducted dual carrier flight operations
and photo exercise (PHOTOEX) in the Philippine Sea
24Jun-27Jun2020, Apra Harbor, Guam
28Jun2020,
USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
and Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Carrier Strike Groups
conducted dual carrier operations in the Philippine Sea
29Jun-01Jul2020, Philippine Sea
02Jul-05Jul2020, South China Sea
06Jul2020,
PHOTOEX with the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) CSG
in the South China Sea
07Jul-08Jul2020, South China Sea
09Jul-13Jul2020, Philippine Sea
14Jul-17Jul2020, South China Sea
18Jul-19Jul2020, transited the Malacca Strait
20Jul2020,
cooperative exercises with the Indian Navy in the Indian Ocean
21Jul-23Jul2020, Indian Ocean
24Jul2020,
entered the U.S. 5th Fleet Area of Operations in Indian Ocean
25Jul-09Sep2020, North Arabian Sea
10Sep-13Sep2020, Duqm, Oman
14Sep-17Sep2020, North Arabian Sea
18Sep2020, transited the Strait of Hormuz
19Sep-26Oct2020, Persian Gulf
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2025, scheduled to decommission
Oct.28, 2020
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
23Sep2020, departed Norfolk
23Sep-26Sep2020, Virginia Capes Operating Areas
27Sep2020, returned to Norfolk
29Sep2020, departed Norfolk
29Sep-11Oct2020, Virginia Capes Operating Areas
12Oct2020, returned to Norfolk
Oct.14, 2020
USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)
CVW-2
( NE )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
11Sep2020, departed San Diego
11Sep-17Sep2020,
Carrier Qualifications in the Southern California Operating Areas
18Sep2020, returned to San Diego
Sep.23, 2020
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)
CVW-11
( NH )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
23Sep2020, departed San Diego
23Sep-28Sep2020, Southern California Operating Areas
29Sep2020, returned to San Diego
14Oct2020, departed San Diego
14Oct-16Oct2020, Southern California Operating Areas
17Oct2020, returned to San Diego
Oct.28, 2020
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)
CVW-9
( NG )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
16Jul2020, departed San Diego
17Jul-21Jul2020,
CVW-9 and FRS Carrier Qualifications,
Southern California Operating Areas
22Jul2020, returned to San Diego
24Jul2020, departed San Diego
24Jul-28Jul2020, Southern California Operating Areas
29Jul2020, returned to San Diego
Aug.5, 2020
USS George Washington (CVN 73)
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
USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
05Dec2019, departed Norfolk
05Dec-06Dec2019, WestLant
07Dec-14Dec2019,
NATRACOM and FRS carrier qualifications,
Jacksonville Operating Areas
15Dec2019, returned to Norfolk
Dec.18, 2019
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75)
CVW-1
( AB )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
07Jul2020,
arrived at Norfolk Naval Shipyard
for a six-month Extended Continuous Incremental Availability (ECIA)
Jul.15, 2020
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)
CVW-5
( NF )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log (Jul2003-Aug2015)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
21May2020, departed Yokosuka
21May-26May2020, waters off the coast of Japan
27May-28May2020, east of Okinawa
29May-04Jun2020, waters off the coast of Japan
05Jun-07Jun2020, Yokosuka
08Jun2020, departed Yokosuka for 2020 Deployment
08Jun-11Jun2020, east of Okinawa
12Jun-22Jun2020, north of Guam operating areas
23Jun-27Jun2020, Philippine Sea
28Jun2020,
USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
and Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Carrier Strike Groups
conducted dual carrier operations in the Philippine Sea
29Jun-02Jul2020, Philippine Sea
03Jul2020,
transited the San Bernardino Strait,
crossing from the Philippine Sea into the South China Sea
03Jul-05Jul2020, South China Sea
06Jul2020,
PHOTOEX with the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) CSG
in the South China Sea
07Jul-08Jul2020, South China Sea
09Jul-14Jul2020, Eastern Indian Ocean, off the west coast of Australia
15Jul-18Jul2020, Philippine Sea
19Jul2020,
trilateral exercise
with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)
and Australian Defense Force (ADF)
in the Philippine Sea
20Jul-27Jul2020, Philippine Sea
28Jul-29Jul2020, East China Sea
30Jul-31Jul2020, waters off the coast of Japan
01Aug2020, brief stop Yokosuka
02Aug-05Aug2020, waters off the coast of East Japan
06Aug-08Aug2020, Sea of Japan
09Aug-11Aug2020, East China Sea
12Aug-13Aug2020, Philippine Sea
14Aug2020, entered the South China Sea
15Aug-19Aug2020, South China Sea
20Aug-21Aug2020, Philippine Sea
22Aug-25Aug2020, Apra Harbor, Guam
26Aug-07Sep2020, Philippine Sea
08Sep-09Sep2020, waters off the coast of Japan
10Sep2020, brief stop Yokosuka
11Sep-14Sep2020, waters off the coast of Japan
15Sep-28Sep2020, Marianas Island Range
29Sep-05Oct2020, Philippine Sea
06Oct-08Oct2020, South China Sea
09Oct2020, transited the Malacca Strait
10Oct-11Oct2020, Indian Ocean
12Oct2020, transited the Malacca Strait
12Oct-18Oct2020, South China Sea
19Oct-25Oct2020, Philippine Sea
26Oct2020,
began exercise Keen Sword 21 in the Philippine Sea
Oct.28, 2020
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77)
CVW-3
( AC )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
21Feb2019,
moved to Dry Dock, Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va.
for Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA)
Sep.30, 2020
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)
CVW-8
( AJ )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
25Jul2020,
departed Norfolk
for Post Delivery Test and Trials (PDT&T) phase of operations
25Jul-29Jul2020, Virginia Capes Operating Areas
30Jul2020,
completed an Air Intercept Control (AIC) event
in the Virginia Capes Operating Areas
31Jul-04Aug2020, Virginia Capes Operating Areas
05Aug2020,
completed 11th independent steaming event (ISE 11)
06Aug2020, Virginia Capes Operating Areas
07Aug2020, returned to Norfolk
01Sep2020, departed Norfolk
01Sep-08Sep2020, Virginia Capes Operating Areas
09Sep-17Sep2020,
TAW-1 and TAW-2 Carrier Qualifications in the WestLant
18Sep-05Oct2020,
post-delivery test and trials (PDT&T) phase of operations
in the WestLant
06Oct2020, returned to Norfolk
Oct.14, 2020
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)
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FY2022 : Commissioned
Jul.29, 2020
USS Enterprise (CVN 80)
24Aug2017,
Celebrates Ceremonial Steel-Cut
at Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding (HII-NNS)
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FY2020 : Laid down
FY2025 : Launched
FY2028 : Commissioned
Jul.29, 2020
USS Doris Miller (CVN 81)
20Jan2020,
Naming Ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2023 : Laid down
FY2028 : Launched
FY2032 : Commissioned
Jul.29, 2020
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
May 20, 2009
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
Mar.26, 2008

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