12 Facts About Aircraft carrier


An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Fleet Aircraft carrier is intended to operate with the main fleet and usually provides an offensive capability.

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Aircraft carrier dramatically changed naval warfare in World War II, because air power was becoming a significant factor in warfare.

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Since World War II, aircraft carrier designs have increased in size to accommodate a steady increase in aircraft size.

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Therefore, an aircraft carrier is generally accompanied by a number of other ships to provide protection for the relatively unwieldy carrier, to carry supplies and perform other support services, and to provide additional offensive capabilities.

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The size of the Aircraft carrier has varied over history and among navies, to cater to the various roles that global climates have demanded from naval aviation.

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Top of the carrier is the flight deck, where aircraft are launched and recovered.

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The form of launch assistance a carrier provides is strongly related to the types of aircraft embarked and the design of the carrier itself.

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Aircraft carrier that are landing extend a tailhook that catches on arrestor wires stretched across the deck to bring themselves to a stop in a short distance.

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In December 2020, President Macron announced that construction of the next generation Aircraft carrier would begin in around 2025 with sea trials to start in about 2036.

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The Aircraft carrier was purchased by India on 20 January 2004 after years of negotiations at a final price of $2.

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Aircraft carrier's was formally commissioned on 16 November 2013 at a ceremony held at Severodvinsk, Russia.

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