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supercarrier

(ˈsuːpəˌkærɪə)
n
a large aircraft carrier
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Carl Vinson is the United States Navy's third Nimitz-class supercarrier named after Carl Vinson, a Congressman FROM Georgia.
A century and a half after the Martian Separatist Wars, Alexander Moore returns to the stars with the Sienna Madira, a United States Navy supercarrier spacecraft outfitted with advanced FTL and endlessly strange, extremely effective, quantum-based weapons and remote sensing technology.
Given that the pulse an American supercarrier delivers with a full deck-load launch of over forty fighters may not constitute enough combat power, a big question mark hovers over the effects the Indian small-deck carrier could achieve with its meager strike packages.
THE Navy's second supercarrier yesterday passed a major milestone - taking to the water for the first time.
The latest naval exercise near North Korea by the USS Ronald Reagan supercarrier and Japanese warships was conducted last week.
The HMS Queen Elizabeth supercarrier arriving at her home port of Portsmouth Ben Stansall/Getty
Details of the operations were revealed to the GDN on board the USS Nimitz, which joined Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet in July and is stationed in central Arabian Gulf, during an exclusive tour of the supercarrier.
The  USS Ronald Reagan, a nuclear-powered supercarrier, is permanently deployed as the fleet's flagship carrier at Yokosuma.
The CSG includes Type 23 frigates HMS Westminster and Iron Duke, Norwegian frigate Helge Ingstad, United States ships USS Philippine Sea and Donald Cook, and the supercarrier George Bush (GHWB).
In the exercise from July 7-17, India's aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, supercarrier Nimitz of the United States and Japan's warship JS Izumo will be participating.
China possesses one outdated, conventionally powered carrier, and is believed to be building two other carriers, neither of which is a nuclear supercarrier capable of contesting the"blue water," or deep open oceans, where the US Navy dominates.