COLUMN | A brave new world for aircraft carriers? [Naval Gazing]

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford steams the Atlantic Ocean during a simulated straits transit with the Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group (GRFCSG), October 9, 2022.

Many maritime pundits these days express the view that aircraft carriers are doomed. The ships are too large, too vulnerable, and increasingly irrelevant, they say. Others, however, opine that with their long range, sustainable high speed, endurance, hitting power, and surveillance and command and control capabilities, these ships have a vital role in modern warfare. […]

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