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Aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), USS Enterprise (CVN 65), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) are in port at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia  Picture: REUTERS/U.S. Navy/MC2 Ernest R. Scott

Pictures of the day: 12 February 2013

Today: A clown-faced spider, Rio carnival, and the photo left on the moon.

Earned

Earned

This Is Why the US Navy Is the Most Formidable Naval Force In the World

This Is Why the US Navy Is the Most Formidable Naval Force In the World

Here's a rare sight: four out of the ten Nimitz-class aircraft carriers—the largest warships ever built—plus an Enterprise-class carrier docked together. They are resting at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia, which coincidentally is the largest naval base in the world. Look at all that engineering and firepower. And it's only half of the Nimitz fleet!

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) transits the Elizabeth River at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) transits the Elizabeth River at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

USS Carl Vinson approaches the Arizona Memorial & the Battleship USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

USS Carl Vinson approaches the Arizona Memorial & the Battleship USS Missouri at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) departs Naval Station Norfolk on its final deployment.

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How to land a jet and take-off from a carrier - sort of - BFD

How to land a jet and take-off from a carrier - sort of - BFD

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S-2E Tracker aircraft approaching USS Essex in the Mediterranean Sea, 1967. http://wrhstol.com/2yuxaBt