Special Report

The USA Only Has 11 Active Aircraft Carriers

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11. USS Gerald R. Ford
> Commissioned: 7/22/2017

The USS Gerald R. Ford is the first in a brand new class of aircraft carriers known as the Gerald Ford class. These carriers will have increased technological capabilities, including stealth abilities and automation never before seen in a vessel this large. The USS Ford is the newest aircraft carrier — it was officially commissioned in 2017.