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The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Annual Exercise (AE) 16.

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WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is underway during Annual Exercise (AE) 16. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is participating in Annual Exercise 16 to increase interoperability between Japanese and American forces through training in air and sea operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke) File# 151123-N-OI810-496

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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23/11/2015 - 23/11/2015
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