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Sailors scrub the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

Sailors scrub the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75).

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ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sep. 19, 2015) Sailors scrub the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group is underway participating in a composite training unit exercise in preparation for a future deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class A. Cruz) File# 150919-N-QH848-022

Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft. In the United States Navy, these consist of ships commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion) and CVAN (attack aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion). The first aircraft carrier commissioned into the United States Navy was USS Langley (CV-1) on 20 March 1922.

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19/09/2015 - 19/09/2015
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