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Number of Aircraft Carriers in the US Navy

How many aircraft carriers are there in the U.S. Navy?

77.

The United States Navy lists having 77 aircraft carriers. Of these, 11 are in active use today, the latest being the U.S.S. George H.W. Bush commissioned in 2009. The first aircraft carrier commissioned in 1922 is the USS Langley. A further 3 aircraft carriers are under development, with the next ship to be released in 2015.

This fact is verified on : February 23, 2010.





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