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Modern Aircraft Carriers

Despite the focus placed on land armies and air power, control of the seas still remains one of the more important qualities of waging an effective campaign.

Modern Aircraft Carriers

Despite the focus placed on land armies and air power, control of the seas still remains one of the more important qualities of waging an effective campaign.

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There are a total of 44 Modern Aircraft Carriers in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below by initial year of service descending. Flag images indicative of country of origin and not necessarily the primary operator.


This listing also includes Helicopter Carriers and future vessels under consideration or development.





#1
1987
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Admiral Gorshkov (Baku CVHG-103)
Admiral Gorshkov (Baku CVHG-103)
Aircraft Carrier / Heavy Cruiser Warship
#2
1991
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Admiral Kuznetsov (CV Project 1143-5/6)
Admiral Kuznetsov (CV Project 1143-5/6)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#3
2000
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the BNS Sao Paulo (A12)
BNS Sao Paulo (A12)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#4
2008
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Cavour (550)
Cavour (550)
Aircraft Carrier
#5
2012
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CNS Liaoning (16)
CNS Liaoning (16)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
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#6
2020
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the CNS Shandong (17) (Type 001A)
CNS Shandong (17) (Type 001A)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#7
2016
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ENS Gamal Abdel Nasser (L1010)
ENS Gamal Abdel Nasser (L1010)
Amphibious Assault Support Ship / Helicopter Carrier
#8
2001
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FS Charles de Gaulle (R91)
FS Charles de Gaulle (R91)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#9
2005
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FS Mistral (L9013)
FS Mistral (L9013)
Amphibious Assault Ship / Helicopter Carrier
#10
2006
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the FS Tonnere (L0914)
FS Tonnere (L0914)
Helicopter Carrier / Amphibious Assault Vessel
#11
1985
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the Giuseppe Garibaldi (551)
Giuseppe Garibaldi (551)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#12
2016
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HMAS Adelaide (L01)
HMAS Adelaide (L01)
Helicopter Carrier/ Amphibious Assault Ship
#13
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HMAS Canberra (L02)
HMAS Canberra (L02)
Helicopter Carrier / Amphibious Assault Ship
#14
1981
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HMS Ark Royal (R07)
HMS Ark Royal (R07)
Light Aircraft Carrier
#15
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HMS Illustrious (R06)
HMS Illustrious (R06)
Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
#16
1980
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HMS Invincible (R05)
HMS Invincible (R05)
Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
#17
2020
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HMS Prince of Wales (R09)
HMS Prince of Wales (R09)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#18
2017
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08)
HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#19
1997
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the HTMS Chakri Naruebet (CVS-911)
HTMS Chakri Naruebet (CVS-911)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#20
2013
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the INS Vikramaditya (R33)
INS Vikramaditya (R33)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#21
2019
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the INS Vikrant
INS Vikrant
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#22
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the INS Viraat (R22)
INS Viraat (R22)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#23
2025
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the INS Vishal
INS Vishal
Aircraft Carrier
#24
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Hyuga (DDH-181)
JS Hyuga (DDH-181)
Helicopter Carrier / Destroyer Warship
#25
2011
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Ise (DDH-182)
JS Ise (DDH-182)
Helicopter Destroyer / Aircraft Carrier
#26
2015
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the JS Izumo (DDH-183)
JS Izumo (DDH-183)
Helicopter Destroyer Warship
#27
2007
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the ROKS Dokdo (LPH-6111)
ROKS Dokdo (LPH-6111)
Helicopter Carrier / Amphibious Assault Ship
#28
2021
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the TCG Anadolu (Anatolia)
TCG Anadolu (Anatolia)
Helicopter Carrier / Amphibious Assault Ship
#29
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#30
2014
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS America (LHA-6)
USS America (LHA-6)
Amphibious Assault Ship / Helicopter Carrier
#31
1982
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#32
1977
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#33
2025
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-80)
USS Enterprise (CVN-80)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
#34
2009
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#35
1992
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS George Washington (CVN-73)
USS George Washington (CVN-73)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#36
2017
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
#37
1998
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#38
1995
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#39
2020
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
#40
1993
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
Amphibious Assault Support Ship
#41
1975
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#42
2003
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#43
1986
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
#44
1989
National Flag Graphic
Picture of the USS Wasp (LHD-1)
USS Wasp (LHD-1)
Amphibious Assault Support Vessel