Last update on Apr.23, 2014

Aircraft Carrier Locations
Ship
Air Wing
Locations and Remarks
Last
Update
CVN-68 Nimitz
CVW-11
( NH )
Home Port : Everett, WA.
Back log
30Mar-16Dec2013,
Sustainment Training Exercise (SUSTEX),
deployed to the 5th and 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility
Dec.18, 2013
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower
CVW-7
( AG )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
10Sep2013,
entered the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth
for a 14-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA)
Sep.18, 2013
CVN-70 Carl Vinson
CVW-17
( NA )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
16Jan2014, departed San Diego
17Jan-09Feb2014,
CVW-17 Carrier Qualifications,
Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA),
and Final Evaluation Problem (FEP)
off the coast of southern California
10Feb2014, completed TSTA/FEP
11Feb2014, returned to San Diego
02Apr2014, departed San Diego
02Apr-08Apr2014,
Fleet Replacement Squadron Carrier Qualifications
off the coast of Southern California
10Apr2014, returned to San Diego
Apr.16, 2014
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt
CVW-1
( AB )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
15Jan2014, departed Norfolk
16Jan-04Feb2014,
FRS/TRACOM Carrier Qualifications (CQ) and routine training
in the WestLant
05Feb2014, returned to Norfolk
09Apr2014, departed Norfolk
09Apr-11Apr2014, sea trials in the WestLant
12Apr2014, returned to Norfolk
Apr.16, 2014
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
-------[ RCOH Schedule ]-------------------------
Nov2016, RCOH is scheduled to be completed
Jul.10, 2013
CVN-73 George Washington
CVW-5
( NF )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log (Jul1992-Aug2008)
Home Port : Yokosuka, Japan
Back log (Aug2008-Present)
Jan2014,
commenced a three-month Selected Restricted Availability (SRA)
at Berth 12, Fleeet Activities Yokosuka
Feb.19, 2014
CVN-74 John C. Stennis
CVW-9
( NG )
Home Port : Bremerton, WA.
Back log
26Jun2013,
from Pier Delta at Naval Base Kitsap, Bremerton
to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard
and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF)
using five tugboats
27Jun2013,
entered the Dry Dock #6 at PSNS & IMF in Bremerton
for a 14-month Drydocking Planned Incremental Availability (DPIA)
Jul.3, 2013
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman
CVW-3
( AC )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
22Jul2013,
departed Norfolk to the 5th and 6th fleet areas of operations,
in support of maritime security operations
22Jul-28Jul2013, Lant
29Jul2013,
entered U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility (AOR)
29Jul-02Aug2013, EastLant
03Aug2013, transited the Strait of Gibraltar
03Aug-04Aug2013, Med
05Aug-08Aug2013, Marseille, France
09Aug-17Aug2013, Med
18Aug2013, transited the Suez Canal, and entered the Red Sea
19Aug-20Aug2013, Red Sea
21Aug2013, Gulf of Aden
22Aug-26Aug2013, North Arabian Sea
27Aug2013,
CVW-3 launched first combat sorties
in support of Operation Enduring Freedom
27Aug-17Sep2013, North Arabian Sea
18Sep2013, Persian Gulf
19Sep-22Sep2013, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
23Sep2013, Persian Gulf
24Sep-23Oct2013, North Arabian Sea
24Oct2013, Persian Gulf
25Oct-28Oct2013, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
29Oct2013, Persian Gulf
30Oct-14Nov2013, North Arabian Sea
15Nov2013, Persian Gulf
16Nov-20Nov2013,
Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates for Dubai Air Show 2013
21Nov2013, Persian Gulf
22Nov-21Dec2013, North Arabian Sea
22Dec2013, Persian Gulf
23Dec-26Dec2013, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
27Dec2013, Persian Gulf
28Dec2013-10Jan2014, North Arabian Sea
11Jan-20Jan2014, Persian Gulf
21Jan-24Jan2014, Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates
25Jan2014, Persian Gulf
26Jan2014, transited Strait of Hormuz
27Jan-23Feb2014, North Arabian Sea
24Feb2014, Persian Gulf
25Feb-28Feb2014, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
01Mar-04Mar2014, Persian Gulf
05Mar2014, transited Strait of Hormuz
06Mar-19Mar2014, North Arabian Sea
19Mar2014,
CVW-3 completed final sortie
in support of Operation Enduring Freedom
21Mar2014, North Arabian Sea
22Mar2014,
relieved by the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in the Gulf of Aden
23Mar2014,
transited Bab el-Mandeb Strait northbound
and entered the Red Sea
23Mar-28Mar2014, Red Sea
28Mar2014,
completed operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet AOR
28Mar2014, transited the Suez Canal, and entered the Med
29Mar-02Apr2014, Med
03Apr-06Apr2014, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
07Apr2014, Med
08Apr2014, transited the Strait of Gibraltar
09Apr-17Apr2014, Lant
18Apr2014, returned to Norfolk,
CVW-3 aircraft flew 38,345 flight hours and
13,679 sorties of which 2,902 were combat sorties
in Operation Enduring Freedom and
several multinational exercises
in support of maritime security operations
Apr.23, 2014
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan
CVW-2
( NE )
Home Port : San Diego, CA.
Back log
23Jan2014, departed San Diego
23Jan-30Jan2014,
FSRCQ off the coast of southern California
31Jan2014, returned to San Diego
17Mar2014, departed San Diego
17Mar-08Apr2014,
Tailored Ship's Training Availability (TSTA)
off the coast of southern California
09Apr2014, returned to San Diego
Apr.16, 2014
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush
CVW-8
( AJ )
Home Port : Norfolk, VA.
Back log
15Feb2014,
departed Norfolk to the 5th and 6th fleet areas of operations,
in support of maritime security operations
15Feb-23Feb2014, Lant
24Feb2014,
arrived in the U.S. 6th Fleet Area of Responsibility (AOR)
24Feb-26Feb2014, EastLant
27Feb2014,
transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Med
28Feb-03Mar2014, Med
04Mar-06Mar2014, anchored in Phaleron Bay, Greece
07Mar-08Mar2014, Med
09Mar-12Mar2014, anchored in Antalya, Turkey
13Mar-18Mar2014, Med
19Mar2014,
transited the Suez Canal, and entered the Red Sea
19Mar-21Mar2014, Red Sea
22Mar2014,
relieved the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in the Gulf of Aden
23Mar-19Apr2014, North Arabian Sea
20Apr2014, Persian Gulf
21Apr-22Apr2014, Khalifa Bin Salman Port, Kingdom of Bahrain
Apr.23, 2014
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
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
the second quarter of 2016, expect to commission
Nov.13, 2013
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
-------[ Schedule ]-------------------------
FY2013 : the full scale construction contract is expected to begin
FY2018 : Launched
FY2022 : Commissioned
Dec.5, 2012
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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