Last update on Sep.28, 2016

Aircraft Carrier Locations
Air Wing
Locations and Remarks
CVN-68 Nimitz
( NH )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
arrived at Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton
for a 16-month Drydocking planned maintenance period
at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF)
Jan.14, 2015
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower
( AC )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
departed Norfolk for a scheduled Middle East deployment
01Jun-07Jun2016, Lant
entered the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations
08Jun-12Jun2016, EastLant
13Jun2016, transited the Strait of Gibraltar
13Jun-16Jun2016, Med
17Jun-22Jun2016, Naples, Italy
23Jun-07Jul2016, Med
transited the Suez Canal,
entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations
08Jul-11Jul2016, Red Sea
12Jul2016, Gulf of Aden
13Jul-20Jul2016, North Arabian Sea
21Jul2016, transited the Straight of Hormuz
21Jul-12Aug2016, Persian Gulf
13Aug-16Aug2016, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Bahrain
17Aug-19Sep2016, Persian Gulf
20Sep-26Sep2016, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
27Sep2016, Persian Gulf
Sep.28, 2016
CVN-70 Carl Vinson
( NE )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
08Sep2016, departed San Diego
FRS Carrier Qualifications
off the coast of southern California
15Sep2016, returned to San Diego
Sep.21, 2016
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
( NA )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
20Feb2016, departed San Diego
Carrier Qualifications with CVW-17 and offload ordnance,
off the coast of southern California
09Mar2016, returned to San Diego
Mar.16, 2016
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
moved to Drydock 11
at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding
to begin a three-and-a-half year RCOH
returned to the water, after entering the dry dock
-------[ RCOH Schedule ]-------------------------
Nov2016, RCOH is scheduled to be completed
Nov.5, 2014
CVN-73 George Washington
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Jul1992-Aug2008)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2008-Aug2015)
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
14Aug2016, departed Norfolk
F-35C's developmental test III (DT-III) phase,
about 100 miles offshore from Virginia
01Sep2016, returned to Norfolk
Sep.14, 2016
CVN-74 John C. Stennis
( NG )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
departed Bremerton for a scheduled deployment
to the Western Pacific area of operations
15Jan-17Jan2016, EastPac
18Jan-19Jan2016, San Diego
20Jan-25Jan2016, Pac
26Jan-29Jan2016, Hawaii Operating Area
01Feb-03Feb2016, Pac
04Feb2016, entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility
04Feb-13Feb2016, WestPac
14Feb-16Feb2016, Apra Harbor, Guam
17Feb-29Feb2016, WestPac
01Mar2016, transited the Luzon Strait
01Mar-06Mar2016, South China Sea
07Mar2016, transited the Luzon Strait
07Mar-12Mar2016, East China Sea
13Mar-17Mar2016, Busan, Republic of Korea
18Mar-30Mar2016, East China Sea
31Mar2016, transited the Bashi Channel
01Apr-18Apr2016, South China Sea
19Apr-22Apr2016, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
23Apr-19May2016, South China Sea
20May2016, Subic Bay
anchored off the coast of Manila, Republic of the Philippines
26May-06Jun2016, South China Sea
07Jun2016, transited the Luzon Strait
08Jun-17Jun2016, East China Sea
JCS CSG and RR CSG Double Down
in the east of Okinawa, Japan
20Jun-24Jun2016, WestPac
entered the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations
26Jun-28Jun2016, Pac
29Jun-10Jul2016, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
RIMPAC2016 in the Hawaii operating area
02Aug-04Aug2016, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
05Aug-09Aug2016, Tiger Cruise
10Aug-11Aug2016, San Diego
11Aug-13Aug2016, second Tiger Cruise
14Aug2016, returned to Bremerton
Aug.17, 2016
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman
( AG )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
entered the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va.,
for 10-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
Sep.7, 2016
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan
( NF )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log (Jul2003-Aug2015)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2015-Present)
03Sep2016, departed Yokosuka
03Sep-06Sep2016, local waters off Japan
07Sep-11Sep2016, WestPac
exercise Valiant Shield 2016,
Guam and around the Marianas Island Range
24Sep-27Sep2016, Apra Harbor, Guam
Sep.28, 2016
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush
( AJ )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
12Sep2016, departed Norfolk
Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA)
and Final Evaluation Problem (FEP),
off the coast of North Carolina
Sep.28, 2016
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Constructed and Proposed)
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Actual construction is to begin in 3 January 2007
at Northrop Grumman Corp.'s Newport News shipyard.

An amendment added
to the National Defense Authorization Act for 2007
proposes that CVN-78,
the first ship in the CVN-78 class,
be named for the 38th president "Gerald Ford"
The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA)
and the Program Executive Officer (PEO)
held a signature and awards ceremony
at the Washington Navy Yard
to commemorate the certification
of the ship specifications
held the official naming ceremony
of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78),
the first aircraft carrier in the Ford class of carriers
The Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding
a $5.1 billion contract to begin construction
the keel laying and authentication ceremony
The final keel section,
680-metric-ton, 60-foot-tall lower bow unit
was joined to the other keel sections
and was the last major section of the ship installed
below the waterline
welded a time capsule inside the flight deck control room
flooded Dry Dock 12
to float the first in USS Gerald R. Ford
held a christening ceremony
at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding
in Newport News
launch and transit to Newport News Shipyard pier 3
for the final stages of construction and testing
completed 22 no-load tests
of Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS)
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
the second quarter of FY2016, expect to commission
2017, slated to complete Initial Operational Test & Evaluation
before entering service
Jun.3, 2015
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy
Northrop Grumman Newport News shipyard
received a $374 million cost type contract award
for construction preparation of the CVN-79
"First Cut of Steel" ceremony
at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Newport News
proposed budget being considered by Congress
would change that date
to September 2022 from September 2020
$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
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2013 : the full scale construction contract is expected to begin
FY2018 : Launched
FY2022 : Commissioned
Aug.6, 2014
CVN-80 Enterprise -------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2018 : Laid down
FY2023 : Launched
FY2025 : Commissioned
FY2027 : replace CVN-68 Nimitz
Dec.5, 2012
Aircraft Carrier Locations (Retired)
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Back log
decommissioning ceremony
at Naval Base Kitsap Pier D in Bremerton
decommissioned at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
& Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bremerton
May 20, 2009
CV-64 Constellation Back log
07Aug2003, decommissioned
late Sep. 2003, mothballed in Bremerton
Sep.17, 2003
CVN-65 Enterprise Back log
inactivation ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk
final homecoming
to Newport News Shipbuilding for inactivation
Jun.26, 2013
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Back log
decommissioned at Naval Station Mayport
formally decommissioned at Naval Station Norfolk
towed into the Port of Philadelphia
at the Navy Inactive Ships Maintenance Facility
Mar.26, 2008

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