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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.

There are a total of [ 48 ] Modern Aircraft Carriers entries in the Military Factory. Entries are listed below in alphanumeric order (1-to-Z). 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
Picture of the Admiral Gorshkov (Baku CVHG-103)
National Flag Graphic
1987
Admiral Gorshkov (Baku CVHG-103)
Aircraft Carrier / Heavy Cruiser Warship
2
Picture of the Admiral Kuznetsov (CV Project 1143-5/6)
National Flag Graphic
1991
Admiral Kuznetsov (CV Project 1143-5/6)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
3
Picture of the BNS Sao Paulo (A12)
National Flag Graphic
2000
BNS Sao Paulo (A12)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
4
Picture of the Cavour (550)
National Flag Graphic
2008
Cavour (550)
Aircraft Carrier / Helicopter Carrier
5
Picture of the CNS Fujian (Type-003)
National Flag Graphic
2022
CNS Fujian (Type-003)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
6
Picture of the CNS Liaoning (16)
National Flag Graphic
2012
CNS Liaoning (16)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
7
Picture of the CNS Shandong (17) (Type 001A)
National Flag Graphic
2019
CNS Shandong (17) (Type 001A)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
8
Picture of the ENS Gamal Abdel Nasser (L1010)
National Flag Graphic
2016
ENS Gamal Abdel Nasser (L1010)
Amphibious Assault Support Ship / Helicopter Carrier
9
Picture of the French Carrier (2038)
National Flag Graphic
2038
French Carrier (2038)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
10
Picture of the FS Charles de Gaulle (R91)
National Flag Graphic
2001
FS Charles de Gaulle (R91)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
11
Picture of the FS Mistral (L9013)
National Flag Graphic
2005
FS Mistral (L9013)
Amphibious Assault Ship / Helicopter Carrier
12
Picture of the FS Tonnere (L0914)
National Flag Graphic
2006
FS Tonnere (L0914)
Helicopter Carrier / Amphibious Assault Vessel
13
Picture of the Giuseppe Garibaldi (551)
National Flag Graphic
1985
Giuseppe Garibaldi (551)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
14
Picture of the HMAS Adelaide (L01)
National Flag Graphic
2016
HMAS Adelaide (L01)
Helicopter Carrier/ Amphibious Assault Ship
15
Picture of the HMAS Canberra (L02)
National Flag Graphic
2014
HMAS Canberra (L02)
Helicopter Carrier / Amphibious Assault Ship
16
Picture of the HMS Ark Royal (R07)
National Flag Graphic
1981
HMS Ark Royal (R07)
Light Aircraft Carrier
17
Picture of the HMS Illustrious (R06)
National Flag Graphic
1982
HMS Illustrious (R06)
Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
18
Picture of the HMS Invincible (R05)
National Flag Graphic
1980
HMS Invincible (R05)
Conventionally-Powered Light Aircraft Carrier
19
Picture of the HMS Prince of Wales (R09)
National Flag Graphic
2019
HMS Prince of Wales (R09)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
20
Picture of the HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08)
National Flag Graphic
2017
HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
21
Picture of the HTMS Chakri Naruebet (CVS-911)
National Flag Graphic
1997
HTMS Chakri Naruebet (CVS-911)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
22
Picture of the INS Vikramaditya (R33)
National Flag Graphic
2013
INS Vikramaditya (R33)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
23
Picture of the INS Vikrant (R11)
National Flag Graphic
2022
INS Vikrant (R11)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
24
Picture of the INS Viraat (R22)
National Flag Graphic
1989
INS Viraat (R22)
Conventionally-Powered Aircraft Carrier
25
Picture of the INS Vishal
National Flag Graphic
2025
INS Vishal
Aircraft Carrier
26
Picture of the JS Hyuga (DDH-181)
National Flag Graphic
2009
JS Hyuga (DDH-181)
Helicopter Carrier / Destroyer Warship
27
Picture of the JS Ise (DDH-182)
National Flag Graphic
2011
JS Ise (DDH-182)
Helicopter Destroyer / Aircraft Carrier
28
Picture of the JS Izumo (DDH-183)
National Flag Graphic
2015
JS Izumo (DDH-183)
Conventionally-Powered Helicopter Carrier / Destroyer
29
Picture of the JS Kaga (DDH-184)
National Flag Graphic
2017
JS Kaga (DDH-184)
Conventionally-Powered Helicopter Carrier / Destroyer
30
Picture of the ROKS Dokdo (LPH-6111)
National Flag Graphic
2007
ROKS Dokdo (LPH-6111)
Helicopter Carrier / Amphibious Assault Ship
31
Picture of the TCG Anadolu (Anatolia) (L-400)
National Flag Graphic
2023
TCG Anadolu (Anatolia) (L-400)
Helicopter Carrier / Amphibious Assault Ship
32
Picture of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
National Flag Graphic
1989
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
33
Picture of the USS America (LHA-6)
National Flag Graphic
2014
USS America (LHA-6)
Amphibious Assault Ship / Helicopter Carrier
34
Picture of the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6)
National Flag Graphic
1998
USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6)
Amphibious Assault Support Ship
35
Picture of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
National Flag Graphic
1982
USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
36
Picture of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
National Flag Graphic
1977
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
37
Picture of the USS Enterprise (CVN-80)
National Flag Graphic
2025
USS Enterprise (CVN-80)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
38
Picture of the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)
National Flag Graphic
2009
USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
39
Picture of the USS George Washington (CVN-73)
National Flag Graphic
1992
USS George Washington (CVN-73)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
40
Picture of the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
National Flag Graphic
2017
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
41
Picture of the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
National Flag Graphic
1998
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
42
Picture of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
National Flag Graphic
1995
USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
43
Picture of the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
National Flag Graphic
2020
USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79)
Nuclear-Powered Supercarrier
44
Picture of the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
National Flag Graphic
1993
USS Kearsarge (LHD-3)
Amphibious Assault Support Ship
45
Picture of the USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
National Flag Graphic
1975
USS Nimitz (CVN-68)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
46
Picture of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
National Flag Graphic
2003
USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
47
Picture of the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
National Flag Graphic
1986
USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)
Nuclear-Powered Aircraft Carrier
48
Picture of the USS Wasp (LHD-1)
National Flag Graphic
1989
USS Wasp (LHD-1)
Amphibious Assault Support Vessel
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