Last update on Feb.3, 2016

Aircraft Carrier Locations
Ship
Air Wing
Locations and Remarks
Last
Update
CVN-68 Nimitz
CVW-11
( NH )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
07Jan2015,
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
CVW-3
( AC )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
27Jan2016, departed Norfolk
27Jan-01Feb2016,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications
off the coast of North Carolina
Feb.3, 2016
CVN-70 Carl Vinson
CVW-17
( NA )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
14Aug2015,
six-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
at San Diego
Sep.2, 2015
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
CVW-1
( AB )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
09Mar2015,
departure for deployment was delayed
because sea water piping is fouled by marine growth
11Mar2015,
departed Norfolk
for a scheduled Middle East deployment
and a homeport change to San Diego
11Mar-22Mar2015, Lant
22Mar-26Mar2015,
anchored off Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, UK
27Mar-30Mar2015, Lant
31Mar2015,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Med
01Apr-05Apr2015, Med
06Apr2015,
transited the Suez Canal
and entered U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations
07Apr-08Apr2015, Red Sea
09Apr2015, Gulf of Aden
10Apr-12Apr2014, North Arabian Sea
13Apr2014,
relieved the USS Carl Vinson CSG in the Gulf of Oman
14Apr-18Apr2015, Persian Gulf
19Apr2015, transited the Strait of Hormuz
19Apr-23Apr2014, North Arabian Sea
24Apr2015, transited the Strait of Hormuz
25Apr-03May2015, Persian Gulf
04May-07May2015, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
08May-07Jun2015, Persian Gulf
08Jun-11Jun2015, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
12Jun-18Jul2015, Persian Gulf
19Jul-22Jul2015, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
23Jul-31Aug2015, Persian Gulf
01Sep-07Sep2015, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
08Sep-03Oct2015, Persian Gulf
04Oct-07Oct2015, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
08Oct2015, Persian Gulf
09Oct2015, transited the Strait of Hormuz
10Oct-15Oct2015, North Arabian Sea
16Oct-22Oct2015, Indian Ocean
23Oct2015, Strait of Malacca
24Oct-27Oct2015, Changi Naval Base, Singapore
28Oct-10Nov2015, South China Sea
11Nov-12Nov2015, WestPac
13Nov2015, entered the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations
13Nov-14Nov2015, U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations
15Nov-17Nov2015, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
18Nov-22Nov2015, Tiger Cruise in the EastPac
23Nov2015, arrived at new homeport San Diego
Nov.25, 2015
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln
Not
assigned
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
28Mar2013,
moved to Drydock 11
at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding
to begin a three-and-a-half year RCOH
03Nov2014,
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
CVW-2
( NE )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Jul1992-Aug2008)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2008-Aug2015)
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
10Aug-24Aug2015,
hull swap with USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) at San Diego
08Sep2015,
departed San Diego
for South America to participate in "Southern Seas 2015"
09Sep-20Sep2015, EastPac
21Sep2015,
arrived in the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations
21Sep-02Oct2015,
Southeast Pacific Ocean, U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations
03Oct-06Oct2015, Lima, Peru
07Oct-12Oct2015,
Southeast Pacific Ocean, U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations
13Oct-16Oct2015, Valparaiso, Chile
17Oct-22Oct2015,
Southeast Pacific Ocean, U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations
23Oct-25Oct2015, Valparaiso, Chile
26Oct-30Oct2015,
Southeast Pacific Ocean, U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations
31Oct2015,
transited the Strait of Magellan
01Nov-02Nov2015, Punta Arenas, Chile
03Nov-22Nov2015,
Southwest Atlantic Ocean, U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations
23Nov-26Nov2015, Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
27Nov-05Dec2015,
Southwest Atlantic Ocean, U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations
06Dec-16Dec2015,
West Atlantic Ocean
17Dec2015, arrived at new homeport Norfolk
Dec.23, 2015
CVN-74 John C. Stennis
CVW-9
( NG )
Home Port : Kitsap-Bremerton, WA.
Back log
15Jan2016,
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-02Feb2016, WestPac
Feb.3, 2016
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman
CVW-7
( AG )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
16Nov2015,
departed Norfolk for a scheduled Middle East deployment
16Nov-28Nov2015, Lant
29Nov2015,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Med
30Nov-04Dec2015, Med
05Dec-08Dec2015,
anchored off the coast of Split City Port, Croatia
09Dec-13Dec2015, Med
14Dec2015,
transited the Suez Canal
and entered U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations
15Dec-16Dec2015, Red Sea
17Dec2015, transited the Gulf of Aden
18Dec-25Dec2015, North Arabian Sea
26Dec2015, transited the Straight of Hormuz
27Dec-29Dec2015, Persian Gulf
29Dec2015,
CVW-7 flew their first missions
in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR)
30Dec2015-06Jan2016, Persian Gulf
07Jan-10Jan2016, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
11Jan-02Feb2016, Persian Gulf
Feb.3, 2016
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan
CVW-5
( NF )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log (Jul2003-Aug2015)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2015- Present)
15Oct2015, departed Yokosuka
16Oct-17Oct2015, local waters off Japan
18Oct2015,
participated in JMSDF International Fleet Review
19Oct-21Oct2015, local waters off Japan
22Oct2015, anchored Busan, Republic of Korea
23Oct2015,
participated in Republic of Korea Fleet Review
24Oct-29Oct2015, WestPac
30Oct-03Nov2015, Busan, Republic of Korea
04Nov-15Nov2015, WestPac
16Nov-23Nov2015,
participated in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX) 2015
in waters and air space around Japan and East China Sea
24Nov-02Dec2015, local waters off Japan
03Dec2015, returned to Yokosuka
Dec.9, 2015
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush
CVW-8
( AJ )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
16Jun2015,
entered the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Va.
for a nine-month Planned Incremental Availability (PIA)
Jun.24, 2015
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.

16Jun2006,
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"
05Sep2006,
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
16Jan2007,
held the official naming ceremony
of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78),
the first aircraft carrier in the Ford class of carriers
10Sep2008,
The Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding
a $5.1 billion contract to begin construction
14Nov2009,
the keel laying and authentication ceremony
24May2012,
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
11Jul2013,
welded a time capsule inside the flight deck control room
11Oct2013,
flooded Dry Dock 12
to float the first in USS Gerald R. Ford
09Nov2013,
held a christening ceremony
at Huntington Ingalls Newport News Shipbuilding
in Newport News
17Nov2013,
launch and transit to Newport News Shipyard pier 3
for the final stages of construction and testing
12May2015,
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
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
-------[ 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
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
CV-64 Constellation Back log
07Aug2003, decommissioned
late Sep. 2003, mothballed in Bremerton
Sep.17, 2003
CVN-65 Enterprise Back log
01Dec2012,
inactivation ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk
20Jun2013,
final homecoming
to Newport News Shipbuilding for inactivation
Jun.26, 2013
CV-67 John F. Kennedy 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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